Source: Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies – University of Illinois

In these lesson plans, students will take a magic carpet journey into a different time and place. Through stories of travel and survival, folk tales, legends, and fables, as well as traditional arts and crafts, students will be transported by stories and their imaginations to a different world. This unit provides two different reading components, as well as a lesson plan on Turkish carpets.

Turkish Carpet Lesson Plan
Turkish Carpet Craft Project
Turkish Carpet Information Sheet
The Traveling Girl Lesson Plan
The Traveling Girl Worksheet
Folk Tales Lesson Plan
Folk Tales Worksheet