This section contains free worksheets,
flashcards, online activities and other educational resources to support
teaching and learning about Islam in Early Years, Key Stage 1 and Key
Stage 2. Some may be useful when delivering QCA Schemes of Work
for RE units 5A: Why is Muhammad important to Muslims?, 5B: How do Muslims
express their beliefs through practices?, 6B: What is the role of the mosque?
and 6D: What is the Qur'an and why is it important to Muslims?
The religion of Islam was founded in the Arabian
peninsula in the early 7th century AD. Followers of Islam, known
as Muslims, believe in one god who they call Allah. They believe
Allah to be good and kind and to have absolute power.
Muhammad, the founder of Islam, was born in 570
in Mecca. Originally a shepherd and caravan conductor he claimed
to have received his first revelation from God in the year 610.
After some years of teaching Allah's will he declared
himself to be the prophet of God.
The Koran, or holy book of Islam, was said to
have been passed on to Muhammad by Allah and was written by his
Muslim (Our Culture)
Authors: Jenny Wood
Synopsis: A direct and personal
introduction to the cultures and customs of some of the world's major
religions with a simple, easy-to-follow text and illustrated with
specially-commissioned colour photography. Each book covers a
different culture, and features a 'facts' section plus a glossary and
index. Muslim - Muslim culture and lifestyle is explained through a
simple text and clear photography.
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Last updated: 11th March 2006