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The Complex Geometry of Islamic Design

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Discover the prevalence of geometric design in Islamic culture with this wonderful informational video. It begins with an overview of the complexity of designs dating back to the eighth century during early Islam, and then delves into...
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Islamic Art

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Did you know that the English word paradise comes from the Persian word pairidiz which means an enclosed park? This 76-slide PowerPoint introduces viewers to Islamic art, architecture, and religious beliefs. Designed to prepare learners...
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Islam, the Quran, and the Five Pillars All Without a Flamewar

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How did Islam become the religious and organizing principle for one of the largest empires in the world? Invite learners to discover the rich history and evolution of the religion, as well as its major tenets in the Five Pillars of Islam.
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Writing Exercises: The Spread of Islam V

For Students 7th - 9th
Uncovering all there is to know about the spread of Islam, learners answer three critical thinking questions along the way. They describe how Islam is linked to Eastern and Western cultures, how non-Muslims were treated during the Golden...
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Writing Exercise: The Spread of Islam II

For Students 7th - 8th
Prompt your class to write about the spread of Islam. They'll answer three essay questions about Islam. They explain how Islam spread into Africa, Asia, and Europe, compare and contrast Islam, Christianity, and Judaism, then describe...
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Islamic Art and Geometric Design

For Teachers 7th - 12th
After an overview of Islamic traditions and art, young artists create their own geometric shapes and patterns using only a straightedge and a compass.
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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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Writing Exercises: The Spread of Islam IV

For Students 7th - 9th
Islam is one of the world major religions that has spread rapidly throughout the world. These comprehension questions require learners to have read text related to major Islamic contributions, the Muslim perspective on slavery, and the...
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Islam and Politics: Crash Course World History 216

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Islamism, not to be mistaken for the religion of Islam itself, defines a government that uses Islam as its basis. A Crash Course World History video discusses the historical spread of Islam in context with the political presence of...
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Islamic Society: A Lesson in Surrender

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the third pillar of Islam. They discover the influence of Islamic ideas and practices on other cultures, Explore the various meanings of social group and the ways that each group functions. Then, they research the...
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The Concept of Prophethood in Islam

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Educate your students on the background of the prophet Muhammad with this lesson from The Islam Project. After reading a series of quotes on the characteristics of prophethood, students complete a graphic organizer that describes his...
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Islam Expands: In spite of internal conflicts, the Muslims create a huge empire that includes land on three continents.

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Beginning with a vocabulary review and ending with the Muslim Trade Network, this well-put-together presentation covers the events that lead to the spread of Islam. Also covered are internal conflicts which would provide a good...
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The Five Pillars of Islam

For Teachers 10th - 12th
In order to better understand Muslim civilization, culture, and politics one must first familiarize themselves on the 5 Pillars of Islam, ideas which dominate much of Muslim societal and cultural norms. Provide your learners with a...
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Arts of the Islamic World

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learn more about the history and five pillars of Islam with an extensive resource that focuses on the religion's connection to art. Focusing on calligraphy, textiles, and architecture, the packet illustrates the beauty of the artistic...
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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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The Rise of Islam: Ch 10

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Covering the rise of Islam just got easier. This presentation covers the spread of Islam via trade routes, politics, and unification through the Profit Muhammad. Islamic beliefs and practices are also touched upon, including an image...
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The Rise of Islam 600-1200

For Teachers 9th - 11th
From the 600-1200 Islam spread throughout Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, and Spain. This presentation takes viewers on a 600 year journey beginning right before the time of Muhammad and ending with current Islamic law and culture. Topics...
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Pillars of Islam

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Young scholars comprehend the structure of Islam. They desgin and fabricate a visual expression of their knowledge. Students identify the Five Pillars of Islam. They are told that the Five Pillars of Islam provide a framework for Muslims...
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Making Sense of Islam

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the role of the Islamic religion in the Middle East and around the world. They determine that Muslims believe that Islam is a way of life and analyze information on Islamic movements to create both a written and oral...
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Comparative Religions: Islam

For Students 7th - 10th
Engage theologians through online text resources during this comparative religions activity. Designed to interact with the online Glencoe text World History, there are many free tools on this site that stand alone. Scholars read the...
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The Expansion of Islam to 750

For Students 11th - 12th
Track the expansion of Islam throughout the Mediterranean and Near East. Locate and label 17 different areas that adopted the tenets of Islam. 
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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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Great Thinkers and Accomplishments of Islam Fact Cubes

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research great thinkers and accomplishments of Islam. They watch and discuss a PBS video, "Islam: Empire of Faith," conduct Internet research, and create a fact cube that presents their findings.
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An Introduction to Islam and Muhammad

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students view a video regarding Islam and take notes on the video as they watch it. They complete a vocabulary sheet, timeline sheet, and worksheet regarding what they learned about Islam.

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