Average Rating 0 Reviews View Goals: The goal of this lesson is to introduce students to the religion of Islam. By providing facts about aspects of the religion, another goal of the lesson is to help dispel the negative views that are often associated with Islam and Muslims since the terrorist events of 11 September 2001. Overview: This lesson begins with the basic question: What is Islam? It then explains fundamental concepts of Islam, including the 5 Pillars of Islam, and introduces new vocabulary words to help engage the students in learning about Islam and Muslims. The final section of the lesson addresses who Muslims are in greater detail, dispelling common misconceptions about Islam and providing positive examples of Muslims from both the past and present. Related Resources The Faces and Voices of the Refugee CrisisHistory & Culture Lesson Plan - Where in the World Is the Middle East? History & Culture Refugee Information HandoutHistory & Culture Ethics on Film: Discussion of "Timbuktu"History & Culture Reviews Login to submit a review There are no reviews yet for this resource.