Teachers Pay Teachers

An Inter-Cultural Film-Based Lesson on Muslims in America

Product Rating
Not yet rated
File Type
PDF (Acrobat) Document File
Be sure that you have an application to open this file type before downloading and/or purchasing.
0.72 MB   |   5 pages

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

This is a lesson based on a movie by Muslim American filmmaker Lena Khan. She took a song by Muslim-American singer and songwriter Kareem Salama and made a sort of unofficial music video by asking Muslims what messages they wanted to send to the US about Islam.

The movie features actors holding up a selection of those messages and acting them out. The general message is that Muslims in America are human beings, just like everyone with the same likes and dislikes and sorrows and joys. It’s a really funny and touching short film that should generate a lot of discussion as well as providing comprehension activities in listening and watching movies. And it's a rather timely topic.

This lesson can be handled by just presenting the film and asking their opinions on it. However, I have also put together some materials to help with a more structured watching, including:

* A Warm up discussion

* 3 different activities students can do WHILE watching the film.

* A listening activity for the song that accompanies the film.

* An extension project idea.

I hope you and your students enjoy this lesson plan. You might also enjoy my Culture Shock Discussion Lesson Plan where students compare habits in their different countries and cultures.
Total Pages
5
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
90 Minutes

Average Ratings

N/A
Overall Quality:
N/A
Accuracy:
N/A
Practicality:
N/A
Thoroughness:
N/A
Creativity:
N/A
Clarity:
N/A
Total:
0 ratings
COMMENTS AND RATINGS:
Please log in to post a question.
PRODUCT QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS:
$3.00
Digital Download
ADD ONE TO CART
User Rating: 4.0/4.0
 (38 Followers)
$3.00
Digital Download
ADD ONE TO CART
An Inter-Cultural Film-Based Lesson on Muslims in America
An Inter-Cultural Film-Based Lesson on Muslims in America
An Inter-Cultural Film-Based Lesson on Muslims in America
An Inter-Cultural Film-Based Lesson on Muslims in America