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Young scholars research Muhammad Ali's act of civil disobedience. In this civil disobedience instructional activity, students research Ali's defiance of the Vietnam War draft and compare his reasoning to Martin Luther King's thoughts on the war. Young scholars debate nonviolent action and write a response to Ali's violent/nonviolent nature in his life and draft resistance.
Students examine the actions of Tommie Smith, John Carlos, and Muhammad Ali. In this United States history activity, students explore primary and secondary sources regarding acts of political activism. Students participate in speed debating regarding the topic and then create visual depictions of their opinions regarding political activism.
Students explore the contributions of African Americans of the 20th century. In this African American history lesson, students examine portraits of Muhammad Ali, Romare Bearden, Lorraine Hansberry, Judith Jamison, and Leontyne Price in efforts to analyze the images and make inferences prior to discovering their individual contributions.
Learners explore the contributions of African Americans of the 20th century. In this African American history lesson, students examine portraits of Muhammad Ali, Romare Bearden, Lorraine Hansberry, Judith Jamison, and Leontyne Price in efforts to analyze the images and make inferences prior to discovering their individual contributions.
Learners study the timeline of events in Muhammad's life. They read and discuss the major events in Muhammad's life and answer questions related to the events. After answering the questions, they discuss the importance of the major events in Muhammad's life that led to the rise and spread of Islam.
Students explore the implications of the draft during the Vietnam War. In this Vietnam lesson plan, students analyze the lyrics of songs that explore differents opinions of the Vietnam draft. Students particpate in a role-play activity that requires them to consider the amnesty of the men who fled to Canada to dodge the draft and then write culminating essays.
Students explore the life of Muhammad. After reading about the life of Muhammad, students work in pairs arrange given sentence strips in chronological order. Each group records and adds events to the previous group's sentence strips. Students discuss the accuracy of the strips and the significance of the major events.
Students analyze the film, Muhammad: Legacy of a Prophet. They discuss the experts present in the film and evaluate their qualifications and experiences in relation to Muslim history. After reading through the biographies of the speakers in the film, they identify the point of view each expressed.
Students research some of the key persons found in the life of the Islamic prophet Muhammed. The information is used to portray a more accurate picture of the man's life versus focusing only upon the religion of the time. Then students share the information with others during class discussion.
A lot has happened in the month of October in the past 100 years or so. Kids fill in the blank for 31 events, each of which occurred on a day in October. Each event can be found in a New York Times article from the past 100+ years. Pupils use the 31 events, names, and dates at the bottom of the page to finish each headline. This is a really cool exercise. How many can you complete?
Are your young writers afraid of semicolons? Show them the proper way to use these useful punctuation points when linking ideas together. Outlining both rules and examples, this resource is a great way to show your pupils how to vary their sentence structure using semicolons.
Students analyze different perspectives of the history of the Holocaust. They experience primary and secondary sources along with pieces from literature, documentaries, songs and letters. A commitment of honor and dedication is expressed through the thoughts and feelings experienced by the survivors of the Holocaust viewed in this lesson plan.