Arab American Heritage Month 2021

William Paterson University * David & Lorraine Cheng Library * Curriculum Materials Center
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National Arab American Heritage Month celebrates the history, contributions, and culture of Arab Americans. NAAHM was recognized on a national scale in 2019 through a congressional resolution by Representatives Debbie Dingill (D-MI) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI). Arab Americans’ ancestors come from 22 Arab nations located in northern Africa through western Asia and share a common cultural and linguistic heritage.

Teaching resources for lesson Plans in the Pre-K-12 classroom.

These resources can also be helpful for parents and guardians.


WEBSITES:


Professional Sites


Arab American Heritage Month https://alexlibraryva.org/arab-american-heritage-month

Arab American National Museum: For Educators https://arabamericanmuseum.org/for-educators/

National Arab Heritage Month https://www.insightintodiversity.com/national-arab-american-heritage-month/

Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 22

https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billTextClient.xhtml?bill_id=201920200SCR22


Holidays and Activities


Alim https://www.alim.org/

Arthur https://pbskids.org/arthur/holidays/ramadan-and-eid-ul-fitr/

AYEINA https://ayeina.com/

Iman’s Homeschool http://imanshomeschool.blogspot.com/

IQRA CARTOON - Islamic Prophets & Quran Stories https://www.youtube.com/c/IQRACARTOONNETWORK/featured

Noor Kids: Inspire Kids to Islam https://noorkids.com/


CMC Resources


Arabs and Muslims: Their culture through Literature https://guides.wpunj.edu/ld.php?content_id=47523942

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