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Instructions for the Dar al-Islam paper

TimeJune 21, 2012

from:King, Sean Ryan

to:10 Social Studies, A

Dar al-Islam Paper
• Written in FIRST-PERSON (I am, We are, etc): 2 points
• Introduce yourself (name, job, family members, hobbies, etc): 2 points
• Describe the LOCATION of your country (continent, countries it is near, buildings, etc): 2 points
• Describe DETAILS about your country (population, language, and climate/weather): 3 points
• Describe one INTERESTING FACT about your country: 2 points
• Say that you are a Muslim and describe your religion (What is Islam, how did the religion begin, how did it spread, and what do Muslims believe): 5 points
• Use 10 or more Arabic words in the paper correctly (see list): 5 points
• Conclusion: Describe your FEELINGS on being a Muslim (your favorite parts of the religion and your least favorite parts): 2 points
• Typed and double-spaced: 2 points
• Length (600 words or more): 2 points
• Spelling and Grammar: 2 points
• Total: 25 points
• -1 point for every day it is late
You MUST use and define the following three words:
Islam
Muslim
Muhammed

You CAN  use any of the following words:
Jibreel (the angel)
Khadija (Muhammed’s first wife)
Quran
Hajj
Shahadah
La Illaha illa Allah, Muhammed rasulu Allah
Mosque
Sunni

Salat
Zakat
Ramadan
Imam
Hijab
Burka
Sura
Jihad
Ishmael (Abraham’s son)
Kaaba
Shi’a
Al-jibra
Al-Qaeda