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Geography and History of the Arabian Peninsula and Overview of Islam

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students locate the Arabian peninsula on a map and identify surrounding bodies of land and water, fertile regions, trade routes and major cities. They explain the importance of the Arabian peninsula in terms of its location between...
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Ceramics and Patterns with Islamic Roots and the Effect on Christian Europe

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine a variety of ceramic pieces and trace their route through China into Europe. As a class, they discuss how ideas and patterns were carried along with the art itself. To end the lesson, they write a report on the...
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Teaching Islam, Buddhism & Hinduism

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students study at least two major world religions. They create comparison Venn diagrams or other graphic organizers. Students recognize the similarities that most religions share.
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Beliefs/Teachings of Islam

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students listen to a guest speaker lecture on the beliefs of Islam while taking down notes and complete a KWL chart in their notebook. They then discuss in pairs the differences and similarities they note etween Islam and their own...
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Critical Thinking About Terminology Related to Islam and Muslims

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders distinguish between terminology related to Islam and Muslims. They explain how regions are defined and the types and organization of regional systems. They identify human and physical changes in regions and the factors...
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Arabia Before Islam

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students explore the geographical, socio-economic, political, and religious background of Arabia before Islam began. They discuss why the rich merchants of Mecca opposed and oppressed Muhammed. Students discuss the influence of geography...
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Women In Islam

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students identify the basic beliefs and practices within Islam. Using a specific country's culture, they discover the experiences of Muslim women differ between countries. They compare and contrast the rights and protections Islam...
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Two Major Feasts of Islam

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore two major feasts of Islam. They discuss the day of Idul-al-fitr. Students discuss the importance of the festivals to Muslims. They discuss the ways in which Muslims celebrate on these occasions. Students discuss what...
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Islam: History, Society, and Civilization

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the Crusades. In this world history lesson, students watch a video regarding the Crusades and compile a list of facts regarding the series of religious wars. Students compare the Muslim view of the wars to the Christian...
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Values and Practices of the Faith

For Teachers 9th - 12th
After watching a PBS film titled "Frontline: Muslims," students analyze various quotes from the film with a graphic organizer. Several categories, including "Individual Expressions of Faith," "Unity and Diversity Among Muslims," and...
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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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Focus of Native American Religious Practices

For Teachers 10th
Here are five quick lessons you can use to introduce your class to religions from around the world. They view and perform a Native American dance, watch a video on Judaism, compare the difference between Catholics and Protestants, watch...
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Targeted at Home: Islamophobia

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
September 11th was a terrible tragedy with long-reaching consequences. Scholars learn about the Islamophobia that occurred to many Muslim Americans following the 9/11 attacks. The resource provides videos, articles, and interviews to...
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Religion in Culture & Politics: Women’s empowerment in Syria

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What defines a woman as empowered, and how does this definition compare to the ideas and actions of a group of Muslim women in Syria? After watching a series of video clips from a documentary film about a school for girls in Damascus,...
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Constructing a Parabola

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students construct parabolas using Islamic Mathematics.  In this constructing parabolas using Islamic Mathematics lesson, students discuss parts of the parabola including vertex, focus, and directrix.  Students construct a parabola using...
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Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

For Teachers 6th - 10th
In this Judaism, Christianity, and Islam worksheet, students fill in the blank graphic organizer with 9 attributes of the 3 world religions.
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Relationship Between God and Man

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
For those seeking a spiritual education this lesson plan on God's plan for humanity may be highly beneficial. Each group will read a story then discuss the qualities of each story that show the manifestations of God. This lesson plan...
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The Origins of Islamic Law

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine Islamic Law.  In this Law lesson, 9th graders read documents on the origins of Islamic Law.  Students create answers to questions based on Islamic Law. 
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Middle Eastern Geometric Art

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students examine how Islamic artists represented their beliefs in logic and order through the geometric patterns in their art works. They analyze star patterns in Middle Eastern designs, and create geometric patterns using geometric shapes.
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Invitation to Religion

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students are introduced to the five major religions of the world: Buddhism, Islam, Judaism, Christianity and Hinduism. They research an important holiday from one of these religions and design an invitation to the celebration.
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The Feast of Ramadan

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Learners explore origins of Islamic religion, the faith of Muslims, and examine traditions of the feast of Ramadan.
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Doorways/Printmaking

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students are introduced to the techniques used in printmaking along with the relief method and tessellation relationships to art. In groups, they examine a variety of architecture used throughout the Islamic culture. To end the lesson,...
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Harem Scare "Em

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Student observe a multimedia website to study the Ottoman Empire and Islam. They write a newspaper about the Ottoman Empire, and examine the history of Turkish rugs. They design a rug of their own.
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Creating Differences, Ignoring Similarities

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore 3 religions of the world. In this world religions lesson plan, students compare and contrast Christianity, Judaism, and Islam as they listen to a lecture and discuss their impressions. Students also watch and discuss...

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