The Big Book Of Islamic Lessons, Islamic Activities, Games, Held Trips, And Other Awesome Ideas For All Ages By Waseem Peracha
THE BIG BOOK OF ISLAMIC LESSONS
From the Book
Visiting the Graveyard Objective: Students will learn about death from different aspects while taking a trip to the graveyard.
The objectives can be customized to meet your school’s needs, below is just a sample process of what can be done.
Suggested time and age group: 3 hours, seventh through twelfth-grade Process: Permission slips must be collected to see how many parents will allow their kids to go on such a trip The Islamic studies teacher will need to collaborate with the math, language arts, social studies, and science departments.
Each department will design activities, presentations, or speeches from their subject’s perspective.
These activities will be given before leaving. Ideas and Examples on what to do:
Language Arts – Students can write poems or answer different writing prompts about death Math- Students have to figure out the area, volume, or dimensions of the grave. Social Studies- The teacher will gather information about how different cultures or peoples look at death.
Science- The teacher can either dissect a small animal, or discuss what happens to a person when they die from a scientific perspective Islamic Studies – Have a brother or sister who washes and shrouds bodies to come in and give a short demonstration