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31 reviewed resources for Jihad

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A Call to Jihad

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers view a video clip about Islam in the Middle East. They discuss quotes by Hussein calling for a jihad and what jihad means. They examine Hussein's leadership qualities as well.
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Writing Exercise: The Spread of Islam III

For Students 7th - 9th
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...
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The Spread of Islam

For Teachers 7th - 9th
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...
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Islam: History, Values, and Culture

For Teachers 7th - 10th
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...
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Africa Vocabulary Game

For Students 9th - 10th
In this African word search worksheet, students search the puzzle for the African vocabulary words located on the sheet. There are 36 words/phrases to locate in the puzzle that relate to the Age of Imperialism in Africa.
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Islamic Beliefs and Practices

For Students 8th
In this Islamic Beliefs worksheet, 8th graders define three vocabulary words, explain in detail the five pillars of Islam, and write about Muslim Law in modern countries today.
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Women’s Rights in Iraq

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Through guided discussions and collaborative activities, your class members will not only have the opportunity to learn more about the rights of women in Iraq, but they will also consider common misconceptions of Islam and examine the...
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Personal and Civic Values in Islam

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners compare and contrast values expressed by contemporary Muslims to those expressed in the Quran. They link values expressed by contemporary Muslims to primary sources from early Islamic history and explain how these values relate...
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Forbidden Faces: Effects of Taliban Rule on Women in Afghanistan

For Teachers 9th Standards
The rule of the Taliban and America's war on terror are major issues in today's international affairs. Help acquaint your learners with the Taliban and its rise to power, dispel common misconceptions, and study the effects of their rule...
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The Rise of Islamist Terrorist Groups

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students analyze the rise of Islamist terrorism. In this terrorism lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture regarding the growth of Al Quaeda and other terror groups. Students respond to discussion questions...
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What is Islam and What are the Root Causes of Muslim Anger with the West?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A video and magazine article provide the foundation for learning about Islam and why some Muslims are angry with Western society. In groups, students identify the causes of hostility and prepare a presentation that explains them. While...
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Taming Terrorism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore different organizations working to stop terrorism. They examine international summits and their recommendations. They participate in a debate about the effectiveness of the measures proposed.
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Islam

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students consider cultural diversity. In this Islam lesson, students discuss what they know about the religion and then conduct further research on Muslim practices. Students share their findings and discuss cultural diversity.
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Islam

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars recall the prominant religion of Afganistan and complete a quiz to test their knowledge of Islam. They understand basic beliefs and practices of Muslims and dispel some prevalent myths about Islam. They read teacher...
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Covering the Issue

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Examine how art and music can be powerful tools for conveying a political or social message. After considering the issues surrounding rapper Paris, students design their own album covers that reflect their political and/or social...
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Israeli-Palestinian Peace Summit

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Summit. In groups, they use the internet to research world leaders and discuss the peace process. To end the lesson, they present their findings along with issues that committees discuss...
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The Beliefs of Islam

For Students 6th - 10th
In this Muslim beliefs study guide worksheet, students read about the beliefs and basic tenets concerning Islam and then respond to 3 short answer questions.
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Contemporary Afghanistan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers research the situational dynamics that have resulted in a civil war. In small groups, they research the geography and culture of Afghanistan. Groups analyze the political and cultural impact on people living in...
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Three Major Events in the Rise of Islam

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students explore the rise of Islam. They explain the significance of the Hijrah, the treaty of Hudaibiyyah, and the Opening of Makkah to the development and survival of the Muslim community.
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Afghanistan Today: Civil War and Human Rights

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the relationship between the United States and the Soviet Union during the Cold War. They analyze the role of religion and cultural identity in shaping governments. They also examine the United States foreign policy.
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Teaching the 9/11 Anniversary

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Here is a lesson on terrorism and 9/11. While outdated, it could be easily revised for today's teens. It includes targeted vocabulary, a background information activity, critical thinking questions, and step-by-step procedures for...
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Analyzing Regional Conflicts Involving Terrorism

For Teachers 9th - 11th
This is a week-long lesson on analyzing the similarities and differences between sources of tension and terrorism in eight locations around the world. The class is divided into eight groups and assigned one of the locations to research....
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Iraq's Latest Strategy: Suicide Attacks

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This discussion based instructional activity focuses on the sensitive topic of suicide attacks or bombings used throughout history during times of militaristic upheaval. Learners read news stories, compose journal entries, and engage in...
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God Fights Back

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students view a television program tracing religious fundamentalism in Iran and the United States. They participate in a discussion exploring the similarities of fundamentalism in different religions and cultures and outline the goals...

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