Marhaba! Classroom Starter Kit

Marhaba! Classroom Starter Kit

by Steven Berbeco

The Marhaba! Classroom Starter Kit includes everything teachers need to start using this innovative new Arabic curriculum today! It includes the complete set of Marhaba! teacher's resources (Curriculum Guide, Teacher Training DVD, and Sample Student Daftar), as well as a year's worth of Student Daftars that your students will turn into their own personalized textbooks.

Teacher's Resources:

  • Curriculum Guide with an introduction to the pedagogy behind Marhaba!, ideas for assignments and activities, lists of supplemental resources, and more!
  • Teacher Training DVD with classroom teaching demonstrations by the author, sample student work, and student and teacher interviews.
  • Sample Student Daftar with a year's worth of actual activities and assignments completed by students.
  • Companion Website with suggested lesson assignments, authentic materials, and other teacher's resources.


Student Materials:

  • Student Daftars for 10 students to use over the course of a year (four single-term daftars for each student, for a total of 40).


Cheng & Tsui
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About the Series

Marhaba!, an innovative student-centered and standards-based Arabic curriculum, brings this rich and challenging language to life. Lesson and activity guides allow educators to help students create personalized textbooks called daftars, a process that encourages them to take ownership of their own learning.

Developed and tested for over four years at the hands of two dozen teachers and professors with hundreds of students from with diverse learning needs, the Marhaba! program is proven to be effective. Marhaba! provides flexibility for students at the middle school, highschool and college level.

Marhaba's companion website, currently in development, will contain authentic materials, lesson and activity resources, sample assignments, and daftar worksheets.