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Pilgrimage to Mecca

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Cartoon animations talk about the pilgrimage to Mecca in this short video. What a great way to introduce your lesson!
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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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For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students 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...
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Moon Over Mecca

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students create a portrait representing Ramadan with the phases of the moon. They are told that more than 1 billion people in the world, from various countries and walks of life, are Muslim. Students use a lunar claendar to determine the...
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The Hajj: Journey to Mecca

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students reflect on the importance of rituals in their own families. They examine the activities that are performed during the Hajj. Using other religions, they discover the diversity of other religious and cultural traditions. They...
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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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The Rise of Islam

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars read their textooks and discuss in groups the background of Muhammad answering oral questions and studying and identifying Mecca on the map. They work in groups to read handouts on "Early Revelations of Muhammad" to...
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Islam: Origin, Expansion, and Division

For Teachers 8th - 10th
A simple lesson plan for teaching about Islam and its spread throughout the Middle East, this resource incorporates elements of geography and culture into a lecture and map-reading activity. Begin by activating students' prior knowledge...
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The Byzantine Empire - Part 4

For Teachers 6th - 12th
When missionaries went out from the Byzantine Empire, the rulers they converted became political allies. This worked well until the prophet Muhammad arose and united the Arab war-torn tribes. As Muhammad was a merchant, he worked to...
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Grade 12 ELA Module 1: Unit 1, Lesson 23

For Teachers 12th Standards
Malcolm X's journey to Cairo, his Hajj, his Letter from Mecca detailing his insights into "true Islam," and his transition to Al-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, are the focus of the discussion of chapter 17 of The Autobiography of Malcolm X.
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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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The Origins of Islam

For Students 8th - 10th
In this Islam instructional activity, students fill in blanks, answer questions, complete bullet points in an outline, and provide details for a graphic organizer about how the religion of Islam began and spread.
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The Sunni/Shia Split in Iraq

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students examine the historic Shia-Sunni conflict to assess its present-day status in Iraq and determine how it might play out in postwar Iraq.  In this World History lesson, students research the factors that contribute to the current...
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For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine the history and growth of the religion of Islam. They copy the notes as the teacher writes an outline of text chapters on the board, compare and contrast Christianity with Islam, and participate in a class discussion.
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Great Cities of the Middle East

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners explore the cities of Cairo, Istanbul, Jerusalem, Mecca and Tehran.  In this Middle East lesson plan, students complete a map, research one of the five the cities and prepare a presentation that includes details about the city. ...
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Malcolm X: Minister and Civil Rights Activist

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Any study of the leaders of the Civil Rights Movement would be incomplete without an examination of the life of Malcolm X. Class members view a short biographical video and analyze primary source documents to gain an understanding of the...
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The Sands of Arabia

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders apply geographic information to the study of World History.  In this Geography lesson, 6th graders create a political/physical map of the Middle East, develop questions and answers about the culture of the Middle East, and...
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Mansa Musa: Inflation Then and Now

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Mansa Musa was so rich that his gifts of gold made the value of the metal drop throughout Africa. As he traveled from Mali to the Middle East to make hajj, his gifts were so extravagant, they devalued the gold already in circulation....
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Grade 12 ELA Module 1: Unit 1, Lesson 25

For Teachers 12th Standards
Class members return to the discussion of The Autobiography of Malcolm X using the questions they developed and their annotated notes of the events in chapter 17.
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Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X Talk It Out

For Teachers 9th - 12th
To demonstrate their understanding of the differences in the philosophies of Martin Luther King and Malcolm X class members read short biographies of the two famous civil rights leaders, analyze statements made by both men, and then...
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Malcolm X: Make It Plain, Part I

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Malcolm X was a complicated man that few in white America understood. After sharing what they know or think they know about this civil rights leader, about nationalism and Black Nationalism, class members view a two-part documentary...
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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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Islam: Submission to the Will of Allah

For Teachers 7th - 10th
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...

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