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Learning about Islam: Crossword Puzzle Review (with answer key)

Learning about Islam: Crossword Puzzle Review (with answer key)
Learning about Islam: Crossword Puzzle Review (with answer key)
Learning about Islam: Crossword Puzzle Review (with answer key)
Learning about Islam: Crossword Puzzle Review (with answer key)
Learning about Islam: Crossword Puzzle Review (with answer key)
Learning about Islam: Crossword Puzzle Review (with answer key)
Product Description
Suggestions for Use:
* Conclude a unit of Islam; have students independently complete as classwork, for a content review, or for homework
* Extension or extra learning opportunity for students who need further challenge about Islam
* Depending upon student level and the instruction provided, you could provide a word bank or other resource to allow students to research the terms (such as using a device or computer or their notes)
* Time-filler to use as needed (substitute plans, extra time due to schedule changes like early dismissals or late starts, given to students who are early-finishers after an assessment or other classwork activity)

Terms used in puzzle:
Allah - The god of Muslims
Muhammad -The founder of Islam
Pillars - The 5 main acts or practices of Islam
Five - Muslims must pray ____ times a day
Almsgiving - Zakat; the 3rd pillar of Islam
Ramadan - The 9th month of the Islamic calendar when Muslims do not eat or drink during the day
Fasting - The 4th pillar of Islam; not eating or drinking
Pilgrimage - A religious, spiritual journey
Hajj - Fifth pillar of Islam; pilgrimage
Mecca - Holiest city in Islam; birthplace of the prophet
Medina - The 2nd holiest city in Islam; burial place of the prophet
Mosque - place of prostration”; place of worship
Minaret - Tower from which the muezzin calls Muslims to prayer
Shiite - The sect of Muslims who believe only blood relatives of the prophet should be caliph
Sunni - The largest sect of Islam that believes; follows the “rightly guided caliphs
Jihad - “To strive” or struggle to be a good Muslim
Hadith - The written versions of Muhammad’s teachings and actions
Sunnah - The verbal retelling of the teachings and actions of Muhammad


** NOTE – Many English words that have been translated from Arabic have multiple spellings/ versions in use (Mecca vs. Makkah; Quran vs. Koran vs. Qur’an). The spellings in the list above are the spellings used in this crossword puzzle.

Check out these additional products about Islam from Set Course with Mrs Rutters:
5 Pillars of Islam: Learning about Islam (color photos, using primary sources)
Mosques: Learning About Islam (slideshow, interactive lecture, color photos, game/assessment)
Total Pages
2 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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