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Unit Overview: Islam: beliefs and teachings

Lessons:

13 lessons

Abrahamic origins

In this unit on Islam Beliefs, we will begin our first lesson on the Life of Ibrahim. We will be focusing on the following main question: 'How significant is the life of Prophet Ibrahim for Muslims today?' We will explore some key events of the life of Prophet Ibrahim, his mission to call people to monotheism and his significance for Muslims today. If you have the TV or music on, now is the time to switch it off. If you are not using your mobile phone for this lesson, it is best advised to put it away so it doesn't distract you. You will need a black or blue pen and another colour pen such as green or red for corrections, some paper or your exercise book and more importantly a curious brain and attentive ears! Any reference to verses from the Qur'an mentioned or included within this lesson are sourced from 'Corpus Quran' using the Sahih International translation.

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  • 24m Video
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Muhammad

In this unit on Islam Beliefs, this lesson will focus on the Prophet Muhammad. This lesson will explore some of the key events of the life of the Prophet Muhammad and also the revelation of the Qur'an and his status as the final messenger of Allah. If you have the TV or music on, now is the time to switch it off. If you are not using your mobile phone for this lesson, it is best advised to put it away so it doesn't distract you. You will need a black or blue pen and another colour pen such as green or red for corrections, some paper or your exercise book and more importantly a curious brain and attentive ears! Any reference to verses from the Qur'an mentioned or included within this lesson are sourced from 'Corpus Quran' using the Sahih International translation.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 25m Video
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Sunni/Shi'a Split

In this unit on Islam Beliefs, this lesson will focus on the Sunni and Shi'a split. This lesson will explore what Islam was like up until and after the death of the Prophet Muhammad, how these two denominations formed and also the differences between that of a Caliph and that of the Imams. If you have the TV or music on, now is the time to switch it off. If you are not using your mobile phone for this lesson, it is best advised to put it away so it doesn't distract you. You will need a black or blue pen and another colour pen such as green or red for corrections, some paper or your exercise book and more importantly a curious brain and attentive ears! Any reference to verses from the Qur'an mentioned or included within this lesson are sourced from corpus.quran.com using the Sahih International translation

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 23m Video
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What is Imamate?

In this unit on Islam Beliefs, this lesson will focus on the what is Imamate in the Shi'a tradition. We will be exploring and investigating what Imamate is with reference to the 5 Roots of Usul ad-Din in Shi'a Islam and then consider what evidence from the Quran and Hadith is used by the Shi'a tradition to emphasis the significance and importance of the 12 Imams being the successors of authority after the death of the Prophet Muhammad. If you have the TV or music on, now is the time to switch it off. If you are not using your mobile phone for this lesson, it is best advised to put it away so it doesn't distract you. You will need a black or blue pen and another colour pen such as green or red for corrections, some paper or your exercise book and more importantly a curious brain and attentive ears! Any reference to verses from the Qur'an mentioned or included within this lesson are sourced from 'Corpus Quran' using the Sahih International translation.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 19m Video
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Recap and Practice

In this unit on Islam Beliefs, this lesson will focus on revising, revisiting and reflecting what you have learnt so far! Much of it will test your knowledge and sharpen your knowledge also at the same time. It is time to shine and see what you can recall and remember. If you have the TV or music on, now is the time to switch it off. If you are not using your mobile phone for this lesson, it is best advised to put it away so it doesn't distract you. You will need a black or blue pen and another colour pen such as green or red for corrections, some paper or your exercise book and more importantly a curious brain and attentive ears!

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 20m Video
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Tawhid

In this unit on Islam: Beliefs and teachings, this lesson will focus on the belief of Tawhid, which is one of the six articles of faith that we will be examining and learning about. This lesson will explore what is Tawhid and why Tawhid is considered to be the most important belief in Islam. We will also consider the influence that Tawhid has on the life of a Muslim today. If you have the TV or music on, now is the time to switch it off. If you are not using your mobile phone for this lesson, it is best advised to put it away so it doesn't distract you. You will need a black or blue pen and another colour pen such as green or red for corrections, some paper or your exercise book and more importantly a curious brain and attentive ears!

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 28m Video
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Angels

In this unit on Islam Beliefs, this lesson will focus on the belief in Angels, which is a fascinating part of Islam! This lesson will explore the characteristics of the angels, the different angels and their roles and also verses from the Qur'an and what it suggests about Muslim beliefs on the angels. If you have the TV or music on, now is the time to switch it off. If you are not using your mobile phone for this lesson, it is best advised to put it away so it doesn't distract you. You will need a black or blue pen and another colour pen such as green or red for corrections, some paper or your exercise book and more importantly a curious brain and attentive ears!

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 27m Video
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Prophets in Islam

In this unit on Islam: Beliefs and Teachings, this lesson will focus on belief in the prophets, which is one of the six articles of faith that we will be examining and learning about. This lesson will focus on the qualities and characteristics of the prophets, the question of why God gave humankind prophets, the important prophets in Islam, and there will also be some evaluation and deep thinking for you to consider about their role. If you have the TV on or music playing, now is the time to switch it off. If you are not using your mobile phone for this lesson, it is best advised to put it away so that it doesn't distract you. You will need a black or blue pen and another colour pen, such as green or red for corrections, some paper or your exercise book, and more importantly a curious brain and attentive ears!

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 19m Video
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Holy Books

In this unit on Islam: Beliefs and Teachings, this lesson will focus on belief in the Holy Books, which is one of the six articles of faith that we will be examining and learning about. If you have the TV or music on, now is the time to switch it off. If you are not using your mobile phone for this lesson, it is best advised to put it away so it doesn't distract you. You will need a black or blue pen and another colour pen such as green or red for corrections, some paper or your exercise book and more importantly a curious brain and attentive ears!

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 31m Video
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Day of Judgement

In this unit on Islam: Beliefs and Teachings, this lesson will focus on the belief in the Day of Judgement, which is one of the six articles of faith that we will be examining and learning about. This lesson covers death, the afterlife, and Heaven and Hell. For some people this will be a sensitive topic. If that applies to you, you may want to do the rest of this lesson with a trusted adult nearby who can support. If you have the TV or music on, now is the time to switch it off. If you are not using your mobile phone for this lesson, it is best advised to put it away so it doesn't distract you. You will need a black or blue pen and another colour pen such as green or red for corrections, some paper or your exercise book, and more importantly a curious brain and attentive ears!

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 35m Video
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Belief in Predestination

In this unit on Islam: Beliefs and Teachings, this lesson will focus on the belief in predestination, which is one of the six articles of faith that we will be examining and learning about. This lesson covers what predestination is and how it impacts the life of a Muslim. If you have the TV or music on, now is the time to switch it off. If you are not using your mobile phone for this lesson, it is best advised to put it away so it doesn't distract you. You will need a black or blue pen and another colour pen such as green or red for corrections, some paper or your exercise book, and more importantly a curious brain and attentive ears!

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 30m Video
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Revision

Now we are coming to the end of our learning with this unit on Islam Beliefs and Teachings. This lesson will focus on revisiting your learning and revising. Be ready for a lot of true or false, matching up the key terms and summaries! I tell you what, Mr Latif is really interested to see how those curious brains have been able to hold all that amazing new knowledge. Let's see how you do! If you have the TV or music on, now is the time to switch it off. If you are not using your mobile phone for this lesson, it is best advised to put it away so it doesn't distract you. You will need a black or blue pen and another colour pen such as green or red for corrections, some paper or your exercise book, and more importantly a curious brain and attentive ears!

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 26m Video
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Deliberate Practice

This is it, the final push! A huge congratulations for completing this unit on Islam: Beliefs and Teachings with me, Mr Latif! I am super proud of all of your fantastic knowledge and learning. Now it is time for us to recap and revise some of our learning. This lesson will focus on revisiting key terms and teachings we looked at in this unit and examine key verses to support your learning. Let's see how you do! If you have the TV or music on, now is the time to switch it off. If you are not using your mobile phone for this lesson, it is best advised to put it away so it doesn't distract you. You will need a black or blue pen and another colour pen such as green or red for corrections, some paper or your exercise book, and more importantly a curious brain and attentive ears! Please note that any quotations used in this lesson from the Qur'an are taken from the 'Quranic Arabic Corpus' online with the use of Sahih International Translation.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 21m Video
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