Art in the Muslim World

Students explore the basic elements of Islamic art and create their own artistic calligraphy. In this Islamic art lesson, students discuss calligraphy and watch a video about Islamic art. Students complete a response sheet for the video and an online text for the topic. Students work in groups to further their study of the Islamic art of calligraphy online. Students teach each other about the art, sketch an example of the Tughra, practice the Arabic alphabet, and create their own calligraphy.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - Higher Ed
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
30 mins
Instructional Strategies
Project-Based Learning
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Technology
Video
Usage Permissions
Fine Print