I'm A Muslim

Topic: I'm a Muslim

Objectives & Outcomes

  • Students will be able to understand what does it means of being a muslim.


  • Pictures of different Muslims (e.g. a doctor, a teacher, a police officer etc.)
  • Chart paper and markers


  • Ask students if they know what does it mean of being a Muslim.
  • Ask for volunteers to share their understanding of being a Muslim.

Direct Instruction

  • Explain that being a Muslim means that you follow the teachings of the prophet Muhammad and the Quran, the holy book of Islam.
  • Distribute the handouts with the definitions and examples of the Five Pillars of Islam.
  • Go over each pillar and discuss what it means and how it is practiced.
  • Emphasize the importance of each pillar for the unity and well-being of the Muslim community.

Guided Practice

  • Have students work in pairs or small groups to research and present on one of the pillars of Islam.
  • Have each group present their pillar to the class and facilitate a discussion about its meaning and how it is practiced.

Independent Practice

  • Have students choose one of the pillars of Islam to research on their own.
  • Encourage them to use multiple resources (e.g. books, internet, -Have them write a paragraph about what they learned and share it with the class.


  • Discuss the importance of each pillar of Islam and how they intertwine with one another.
  • Remind students that it is their responsibility to practice their faith and to uphold the pillars.
  • Ask students to think about ways they can practice their faith outside of attending mosque, such as praying and reading the Quran at home.


  • Observe students during the role play and small group discussions to assess their understanding of the five pillars of Islam.
  • Evaluate students' written reflections on the significance of each pillar and their ability to explain the intertwining of the pillars.
  • Administer a quiz at a later date to assess students' retention of the information covered in the lesson.

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