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Critical Thinking about Terminology Related to Islam and Muslims: This lesson helps students critically evaluate some of the phrases and concepts used to describe Islam and Muslims. Students learn about the distinctions between using terms such as “Islamic” and “Muslim” to describe different behaviors or cultural products, and gain awareness of journalistic categories such as “Muslim world.” For use with: Video documentary FRONTLINE: MUSLIMS or as standalone lesson. Search by title or keyword in pdf for lesson plan.

Type of Resource

Lesson plan

Topic Category
  • Islam
  • Islam and Muslims
  • Contemporary Muslim regions
  • Current events
Grade Level
  • Middle School
  • High School