Prayer in Islam: lesson powerpoint

Rationale

These activities enable students to discover what Islamic prayer looks like, including reference to the recitations and actions a Muslim takes when praying. Students should be able to explain how Muslims prepare for prayer and why this might be important. Students will also explore the importance of prayer for both Sunni and Shi’a Muslims including reference to Salah as part of the Five Pillars and Ten Obligatory Acts, and use academic vocabulary to support their answers.

Contents: 

Slides 3-5: Prayer times

Slide 6: Importance within Islam

Slide 7: Preparations

Slide 8: Video

Slide 9: Language

Slides 10-11: Movements

Slide 12: ‘Investigating Salah’ worksheet

Slide 13: Key vocabulary

Slide 14: Homework

Slide 15: Images

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