About This Chapter
Who's It For?
Anyone who needs help learning or mastering Islam material will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about the Islamic religion. Among those who would benefit are:
- Students who have fallen behind in understanding central beliefs of Islam
- Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning social studies (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
- Students who need an efficient way to learn about Islam
- Students who struggle to understand their teachers
- Students who attend schools without extra social studies learning resources
How It Works:
- Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
- Press play and watch the video lesson.
- Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
- Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify you're ready by completing the Introduction to Islam chapter exam.
Why It Works:
- Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
- Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
- Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Introduction to Islam chapter exam to be prepared.
- Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any introductory Islam question. They're here to help!
- Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.
Students Will Review:
This chapter helps students review the concepts in an introductory Islam unit of a standard social studies course. Topics covered include:
- Monotheistic religions
- Key teachings and figures of the three major world religions
- Impact of Islam and other religions on cultures
1. Monotheism: Islam, Judaism & Christianity
In this lesson, we define monotheism and identify three significant monotheistic religions: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. We also discuss the ideology of each of these three religions.
2. People of the Book: Comparing Judaism, Christianity and Islam
The religions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam are often seen as competing doctrines and faiths by observers and adherents. Yet, a summary investigation of their doctrines illustrates they have much in common. This lesson will examine these similarities in greater detail.
3. How Religion Contributes to Cultural Change
Religions have the power to dramatically change the culture around them and the people of a community. In this lesson, we'll look at three major examples of how history has been shaped by religion.
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