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Islamic Law What is Shariah? Major Sources and Principles of Islamic Law lesson plan. This lesson provides background reading on the nature of Islamic law, and the role of legal scholars in making judgments according to Islamic legal sources. Understanding this material will help students evaluate Muslim approaches to contemporary social and political issues in Muslim countries and communities. For use with: Video documentary FRONTLINE: MUSLIMS or as standalone lesson on the topic. Search by title or keyword in pdf for lesson plan.

Type of Resource

Lesson plan, Video, Teacher’s guide, discussion guide

Topic Category
  • Islamic law
  • Islam and Muslims
  • Contemporary Muslim regions
  • Teaching about religion
  • World religions
  • World history
  • Islamic civilization
  • Islamic history and civilization
Grade Level
  • High School