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Islam, the Quran, and the Five Pillars All Without a Flamewar
How did Islam become the religious and organizing principle for one of the largest empires in the world? Invite your learners to discover the rich history and evolution of the religion, as well as its major tenets in the Five Pillars of Islam.
12 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 18 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Ancient Civilization of Mali
Students explore the ancient civilization of Mali and examine various historical and cultural aspects of the civilization. In this ancient civilization of Mali lesson, students examine trade with respect to geographic locations, discover the Sudiata's Legacy and examine the five pillars of Islam.
Pre-K - 6th Social Studies & History 49 Views 300 Downloads
The Five Pillars of Islam
In order to better understand Muslim civilization, culture, and politics one must first familiarize themselves on the 5 Pillars of Islam, ideas which dominate much of Muslim societal and cultural norms. Provide your learners with a global perspective and allow them to explore a different way of life.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 9 Downloads
Pillars of Islam
Students comprehend the structure of Islam. They desgin and fabricate a visual expression of their knowledge. Students identify the Five Pillars of Islam. They are told that the Five Pillars of Islam provide a framework for Muslims traditionsl
4th - 12th Language Arts 8 Views 12 Downloads
Writing Exercise: The Spread of Islam II
Prompt your class to write about the spread of Islam. They'll answer three essay questions about Islam. They explain how Islam spread into Africa, Asia, and Europe, compare and contrast Islam, Christianity, and Judaism, then describe Islamic Law.
7th - 8th Language Arts 8 Views 19 Downloads
Writing Exercise: The Spread of Islam III
After exploring various aspects related to the global spread of Islam, grab this instructional activity and get writing! There are three questions in need of a short written answer related to jihad, Muslim contribution, and the structure of the Islamic Empire.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 5 Views 28 Downloads
Writing Exercises: The Spread of Islam V
Uncovering all there is to know about the spread of Islam, learners answer three critical thinking questions along the way. They describe how Islam is linked to Eastern and Western cultures, how non-Muslims were treated during the Golden Age of Islam, and women's rights under Islamic Law.
7th - 9th Language Arts 7 Views 37 Downloads
The Five Pillars of Islam
Students explore the Five Pillars of Islam. In this Muslim beliefs lesson, students watch video clips and research selected websites about the Five Pillars. Students complete worksheets and create posters about the duties of Muslims.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 51 Views 256 Downloads
The Five Pillars of Islam
Students work in groups to read and answer questions about the pillars of Islam, copying the worksheet and taking down notes in the appropriate column. They then share what they have learned in their original groups completing worksheets as they discuss.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 66 Downloads
Islam, the Quran, and the Five Pillars
Support your learners' understanding of Islam and the profound effect it has had on the development of our world community. In this episode of a fabulous history series, Green begins by describing the history of Mohammed, the founder of Islam, and the religion's monotheistic foundation.
13 mins 7th - 10th Social Studies & History 5 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Global Studies I: Rise of Civilizations
Providing a list of presentations on a variety of topics focused on the development of civilizations throughout the world, this resource could be used in both an upper elementary or high school class. A few important topics covered are Mesopotamia, the Spread of Islam, and the Crusades.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History 6 Views 75 Downloads
Writing Exercises: The Spread of Islam IV
Islam is one of the world major religions that has spread rapidly throughout the world. These comprehension questions require learners to have read text related to major Islamic contributions, the Muslim perspective on slavery, and the role Mecca plays in the Islamic culture.
7th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 60 Downloads
The Spread of Islam
You've just clicked on a very brief review concerning the spread of Islam. Abu Bakr, Muhammad, The Qur'an, and Jihad are all very quickly covered. A perfect presentation if you'd like to remind your learners about key points prior to a test.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Frontline Muslims: Overview of Muslim History and the Spread of Islam from the 7th to the 21st century
Learners gain insight into how and when Islam was spread to various regions from the 7th century to today. They are able to identify and asses the importance of cultural and political factors in the spread of Islam and the effect it has on the global society today.
7th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 23 Views 138 Downloads
Islamic Society: A Lesson in Surrender
High schoolers examine the third pillar of Islam. They discover the influence of Islamic ideas and practices on other cultures, Explore the various meanings of social group and the ways that each group functions. Then, they research the relationship of family health to individual health.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 23 Views 8 Downloads
The Story of India - The Meeting of Two Oceans - 2/6
Muslims came into India and by the end of the 12th century had begun military conquest. Part two of this six-part series focuses on political, religious, and cultural influences brought by the spread of Islam into India.
10 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Writing Exercises: The Spread of Islam
Get your theologians thinking about the spread of Islam as they respond to three short-answer writing prompts. Learners consider the origins of the faith, explaining where and why it began. They describe traditional Muslim views, explaining the preservation of classical Greek and Roman cultures in Islamic societies.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 19 Downloads