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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.
Young scholars explore the ancient civilization of Mali and examine various historical and cultural aspects of the civilization. In this ancient civilization of Mali instructional activity, students examine trade with respect to geographic locations, discover the Sudiata's Legacy and examine the five pillars of Islam.
Students 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.
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. They will view 5 videos and explore 3 websites to make a poster describing basic Muslim beliefs. Videos, web links, and teacher resources are all included!
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.
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.
In this Islam worksheets, high schoolers respond to 13 short answer questions based on the Five Pillars of Islam. Students may access the noted Web site to research answers.
Learners 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
Students explore the basic elements of Islamic art and create their own artistic calligraphy. In this Islamic art activity, students discuss calligraphy and watch a video about Islamic art. Students complete a response sheet for the video and an online text for the topic. Students work in groups to further their study of the Islamic art of calligraphy online. Students teach each other about the art, sketch an example of the Tughra, practice the Arabic alphabet, and create their own calligraphy.
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.
Students view a teacher created Powerpoint presentation on Islamic Art designed to introduce the major categories of design. Students work in small groups with sorting cards containing pictures of Islamic art. They practice classifying the cards into the categories. Answers are compared and discussed.
Students examine examples of Islamic Art to identify shapes and patterns. Using the internet, they research the history of Islam and the reasons behind using the shapes they do in their art. They develop their own piece of art making sure to use symmetry and present to the class.
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. He covers a range of topics, such as the Five Pillars of Islam and the split between the Sunni and Shia denominations, and distinguishes Islam from Christianity and Judaism.
Students examine the Hajj preformed by the Muslims. They discover the five pillars of Islam and the Koran. They examine the major differences between Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.
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. 
After exploring various aspects related to the global spread of Islam, grab this 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.
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.
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. There is no informational text provided, and this would work best either preceded by a lecture or paired with a reading.
In this Islamic Beliefs activity, 8th graders define three vocabulary words, explain in detail the five pillars of Islam, and write about Muslim Law in modern countries today.
In this Arabian Peninsula worksheet, students take notes on some of the historical factors that have influenced the Arabian peninsula, then draw a graphic organizer.

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