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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 15 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 instructional activity, 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
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
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 4 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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
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 21 Views 136 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 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 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 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 12 Views 66 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
New Review Islamic Art
Did you know that the English word paradise comes from the Persian word pairidiz which means an enclosed park? This 76-slide PowerPoint introduces viewers to Islamic art, architecture, and religious beliefs. Designed to prepare learners for the AP Art History and Humanities exams, the presentation could be used by anyone seeking to know more about this fascinating culture.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
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
Islam: History, Values, and Culture
Providing a thorough outline in the first few slides, this presentation takes viewers through the history and characteristics of Islam. Especially helpful are the slides that clear up common misconceptions about Islam, such as the meaning of "jihad" and the Qu'ran's true message on the conduct of war.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 39 Views 36 Downloads
Islam: Submission to the Will of Allah
Presenting both a thorough scope of the foundations of Islam, as well as a question about Islam in America after 9/11, this slideshow provides a comprehensive outline of the background and five pillars of Islam. Viewers will walk away feeling enlightened about a culture they might not have previously understood.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 6 Views 61 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