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The Five Pillars of Islam
Young scholars explore the Five Pillars of Islam. In this Muslim beliefs lesson, students watch video clips and research selected websites about the Five Pillars. Young scholars complete worksheets and create posters about the duties of Muslims.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 47 Views 252 Downloads
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 43 Views 299 Downloads
Frontline Muslims: Overview of Muslim History and the Spread of Islam from the 7th to the 21st century
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.
7th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 20 Views 134 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 4 Views 5 Downloads
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 12 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 9 Views 65 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 6 Views 9 Downloads
Art in the Muslim World
Young scholars explore the basic elements of Islamic art and create their own artistic calligraphy. For this Islamic art lesson, students discuss calligraphy and watch a video about Islamic art. Young scholars complete a response sheet for the video and an online text for the topic.
6th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 12 Views 29 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 6 Downloads
An Introduction to Islamic Art and Architecture
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.
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads
Geometry, Islamic Art and Culture
Middle schoolers 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.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 14 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 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 5 Views 16 Downloads
Writing Exercise: The Spread of Islam III
After exploring various aspects related to the global spread of Islam, grab this worksheet 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 4 Views 27 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 5 Views 36 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