The Growth of Islam
Seventh graders gain insight into the daily lives of Muslims and to develop empathy for them by studying the Islamic world and creating presentations.
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Festivals: Learning for Life and Work
How do different communities celebrate special occasions? After researching celebrations in their countries, class members investigate other festivals like those associated with Ramadan, Diwali, Chinese New Year, Halloween, Easter,...
K - 12th Social Studies & History
Islam: Submission to the Will of Allah
Presenting both a thorough scope of the foundations of Islam, as well as a question about Islam in America after 9/11, this slideshow provides a comprehensive outline of the background and five pillars of Islam. Viewers will walk away...
7th - 10th Social Studies & History
Teaching Reading Comprehension through Social Studies Readings
Examine how immigrants have changed the environment of the United States. Individually, middle schoolers will take a pre- and post-test to assess their reading comprehension. In groups, they compare and contrast the religions of...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
MALI TO MECCA, MANSA MUSA MAKES THE HAJJ
Learners explore the historical event when Mansa Musa, Ruler of Mali, made the Hajj (or holy pilgrimage) to Mecca in 1324 AD. They create Web pages or PowerPoint presentations maps, charts, posters, and oral presentations with...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History