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Islamic Beliefs and Practices
For 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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World Religions Project
This is a very well-designed comparative world religions project that offers clear guidelines, expectations, and supplemental materials to support learners in their research process. Class members are divided into groups and must then...
7th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Comparative Religions Research Assignment
While the focus of this project is on comparing world religions, the guidelines of the resource could easily be utilized for a number of projects involving group work, presentation, and research. Groups must construct a PowerPoint...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Three Tour Guides: A Middle East Travel Activity
This is a great way to get your scholars recalling the information they have learned about Islam, Judaism, and Christianity in a fun and interactive way! They begin by examining 10 statements and determining if they apply to 1, 2, or all...
6th - 10th Social Studies & History
Dharma and Duty
Trying to comprehend the values and beliefs of different cultures can be a challenge, especially when there are no words that adequately translate a concept into English. Dharam is such a word and such a concept. To gain insight into one...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
What IS the Difference Between Sunni and Shi'ite Muslims?
The distinction between Shiite and Sunni Muslims is an often misunderstood concept, yet very important for its implications in global affairs and for a more comprehensive understanding of the religion of Islam.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Knowing Me, Knowing You: Exploring Beliefs and Values
Students explore the topic of faith. They view an interfaith calendar and discuss the various holidays of many faiths. They research a faith for its origins, locations, beliefs, values, symbols, and key words. They create posters and...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Islamic Art; Exploring the Visual Arts of the Middle East
The intent of this unit is to demonstrate some of the traditional arts of the Middle East. Extensive background information on the religion, culture, and nature of Islamic art found throughout the Middle East is provided. Each of the...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
Honoring Muslim Traditions
Students explore the traditions and practices of Islam and prepare a presentation of their observations. On small black paper squares, they create a traditional Islamic geometric and floral pattern. Each piece is arranged in patterns and...
4th - 12th Social Studies & History