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Ataturk
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This Wide Angle video segment illustrates Islamic and secular elements of life in Turkey, and introduces Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the first president of Turkey, and his reforms.

Subject:
Religious Studies
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Date Added:
11/19/2020
Close Reading Exemplar: Living Like Weasels (Grades 11-12)
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By reading and rereading the passage closely and focusing their reading through a series of questions and discussion about the text, students will be equipped to unpack Dillard's essay. When combined with writing about the passage, students will learn to appreciate how Dillard's writing contains a deeper message and derive satisfaction from the struggle to master complex text. This close reading exemplar is intended to model how teachers can support their students as they undergo the kind of careful reading the Common Core State Standards require. Teachers are encouraged to take these exemplars and modify them to suit the needs of their students. Additional teacher background material: http://teachers.sduhsd.k12.ca.us/lcaston/documents/WeaselsEssayAnal.pdf

Subject:
Literature
Philosophy
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
New York State Education Department
Provider Set:
EngageNY
Date Added:
02/12/2021
Colonial Religion
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This collection uses primary sources to explore religion during the Colonial period of US History. Digital Public Library of America Primary Source Sets are designed to help students develop their critical thinking skills and draw diverse material from libraries, archives, and museums across the United States. Each set includes an overview, ten to fifteen primary sources, links to related resources, and a teaching guide. These sets were created and reviewed by the teachers on the DPLA's Education Advisory Committee.

Subject:
Philosophy
Material Type:
Primary Source
Provider:
Digital Public Library of America
Provider Set:
Primary Source Sets
Author:
Adena Barnette
Date Added:
01/20/2016
Common Core Curriculum Grade 9 ELA: Making Evidence-Based Claims
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Making Evidence-Based Claims ELA/Literacy Units empower students with a critical reading and writing skill at the heart of the Common Core: making evidence-based claims about complex texts. These units are part of the Developing Core Proficiencies Program. This unit develops students€' abilities to make evidence-based claims through activities based on a close reading of an excerpted text from Plato€'s Apology.

Subject:
Literature
Philosophy
Material Type:
Primary Source
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Unit of Study
Provider:
New York State Education Department
Provider Set:
EngageNY
Date Added:
02/12/2021
Eid al-Fitr
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In this video segment from Religion & Ethics Newsweekly, learn how Muslims in America celebrate Eid al-Fitr, the Ű_í_Ű__Ű_ŒŰ_ŒŒŰ‹_Feast of Breaking the Fast.Ű_í_Ű__Ű_ŒŰ_ŒŰ_í_Ű_Œ

Subject:
Religious Studies
Social Studies
History
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Author:
U.S. Department of Education
WNET
Date Added:
06/16/2008
Exploring Religious America
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In this video segment from Religion & Ethics Newsweekly, learn about Muslims in Lawrenceville, Georgia, their plans to build an Islamic cemetery and the stiff objections from their Christian neighbors.

Subject:
Religious Studies
Social Studies
History
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Author:
U.S. Department of Education
WNET
Date Added:
06/16/2008
Hajj - Part I
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In this video segment from Religion & Ethics Newsweekly, meet an American Muslim as he prepares for Hajj, the pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca that commemorates the Abrahamic roots of Islam.

Subject:
Religious Studies
Social Studies
History
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Author:
U.S. Department of Education
WNET
Date Added:
06/16/2008
Hajj - Part II
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Performed with over two million other Muslims, the rites of Hajj, the required pilgrimage to Mecca, have a profound personal impact on each pilgrim. In this video from Religion & Ethics Newsweekly, a Muslim from America experiences Hajj for the first time.

Subject:
Religious Studies
Social Studies
History
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Author:
U.S. Department of Education
WNET
Date Added:
06/16/2008
Halal - Kosher Dining at Dartmouth
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A dining hall at Dartmouth College accommodates the religious dietary requirements of Muslims, Jews and Hindus as explained in this video from Religion & Ethics Newsweekly.

Subject:
Religious Studies
Social Studies
History
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Author:
U.S. Department of Education
WNET
Date Added:
06/16/2008
INFOhio
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INFOhio transforms student learning by providing equitable access to quality resources and cost-effective instructional and technical support for each student, educator, and parent in Ohio.

Subject:
21st Century Skills
Arts
Business and Communication
Career and Technical Education
Computer Science
Current Events
English Language Arts
English Learners
Financial Literacy
Health and Physical Education
Mathematics
Philosophy and Religion
Practitioner Support
Science
Social Emotional Learning
Social Studies
Technology
World Language
Material Type:
Catalog
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
INFOhio
Date Added:
02/27/2019
Islamic Celebrations
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Members of the Islamic Center of Washington, DC discuss the religious and spiritual significance of Ramadan and the celebration that concludes it, Eid al-Fitr, in this video segment from Religion & Ethics Newsweekly.

Subject:
Religious Studies
Social Studies
History
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Author:
U.S. Department of Education
WNET
Date Added:
06/16/2008
Madrasahs
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This video from Religion & Ethics Newsweekly gives a primer on the history and evolution of madrasahs, institutes of higher learning in Islamic studies.

Subject:
Religious Studies
Social Studies
History
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Author:
U.S. Department of Education
WNET
Date Added:
06/16/2008
Muslim Prayer
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In this video segment from Religion & Ethics Newsweekly, learn about the daily prayer rituals of the Muslim faith and their significance in the life of a Muslim living in America.

Subject:
Religious Studies
Social Studies
History
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Author:
U.S. Department of Education
WNET
Date Added:
06/16/2008
Ramadan
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This video segment from Religion & Ethics Newsweekly shows the daily activities of two young American Muslims during the holy month of Ramadan.

Subject:
Religious Studies
Social Studies
History
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Author:
U.S. Department of Education
WNET
Date Added:
06/16/2008
Ramadan Moon
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The sighting of a new moon determines the beginning of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. In this video from Religion & Ethics Newsweekly, follow the process of sighting a new moon for American Muslims.

Subject:
Religious Studies
Social Studies
History
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Author:
U.S. Department of Education
WNET
Date Added:
06/16/2008
Ramadan Observance
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In this video segment from Religion & Ethics Newsweekly, an American Muslim family observes Ramadan, the month in which Muslims fast daily from sunrise to sunset in order to demonstrate piety and develop self-restraint.

Subject:
Religious Studies
Social Studies
History
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Author:
U.S. Department of Education
WNET
Date Added:
06/16/2008
Timbuktu
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This video from Religion & Ethics Newsweekly features Timbuktu, one of the most remote and inaccessible places on the planet and a former thriving center of Islamic learning.

Subject:
Arts
Religious Studies
Social Studies
History
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Author:
U.S. Department of Education
WNET
Date Added:
06/16/2008
Zakaat
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In this video segment from Religion and Ethics Newsweekly, Imam Bashar Arafat, a scholar and interfaith leader in Baltimore, Maryland, describes __Œ‹í‹__zakaat,__Œ‹í‹Œ‹Ű_ an almsgiving tax that Muslims pay annually.

Subject:
Religious Studies
Social Studies
History
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Author:
U.S. Department of Education
WNET
Date Added:
06/16/2008