Islamophobia

September 3, 2017
  To the Teacher: In this lesson, students continue the exploration they began in Part 1 of what happened after a mosque in Fort Smith, Arkansas, was defaced. In Part 2, students learn about and…
September 3, 2017
  To the Teacher: In this activity, students consider what happened after a mosque in Fort Smith, Arkansas was defaced. They will explore the personal stories of people in the community, including…
January 2, 2017
  To the Teacher: In schools across the United States, Muslim students and immigrant students, among others, have been forced to deal with the effects of the hateful rhetoric and fear- mongering…
June 20, 2016
To the teacher: Ask students to read the material below, or share it with them verbally.      Everyday people vs. Islamophobia The massacre in Orlando on June 12, 2016 by an American-born man…
September 19, 2015
Gathering Ask students to turn to a partner and talk about something they're good at.   How does it make them feel to do this thing well? Ask students to share their feelings about the things they…
December 17, 2014
Gathering Ask students: What do you know about what happened recently in a café in Sydney, Australia? Elicit and explain that on December 14,  2014, an armed man took 17 customers and staff hostage…
September 22, 2010
Objectives:   Students will: watch three public service announcements developed by the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) share what they know happened on September 11, 2001  discuss…
September 15, 2010
Objectives   Students will: share what makes them proud about their cultural heritage and/or community affiliation watch an online video about American Muslims  discuss their knowledge and…
August 30, 2010
To the Teacher:   Plans to build a Muslim community center that would include a prayer room two blocks from where the World Trade Center towers once stood has generated an angry controversy. The…
April 23, 2008
To the Teacher The classroom materials below encourage students to examine their knowledge of and thinking about U.S. policy toward Muslims and Muslim countries; how people in Muslim countries view…