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Eid Al Adha Lesson Plan1

Eid Al Adha Lesson Plan1

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Eid Al Adha Lesson Plan Lesson Plan - Warm Up – 5 minutes BRAINSTORM: Ask students to tell you any English

words they associate with Eid al Adha. Put these words on the board and leave as a springboard for the rest of the lesson. Lesson Plan - Presentation – 10-15 minutes Pre-Reading Students look in their dictionaries find collocates, other meanings, information, synonyms … of the words ‘Muslim’, ‘sacrifice”, ‘celebration’ and ‘pilgrim’ Lesson Plan - Lesson – What is Hajj and Eid Al Adha? Paragraph

1. READING: Have the students silently. Then re-read as a group. Have
them circle new and unfamiliar words.

2. GAP-FILL: Put the missing words under each paragraph into the gaps. 3. VOCABULARY: As a class, go over the vocabulary students circled

4. COMPRHENSION: Ask questions about the paragraph to confirm
comprehension. Lesson Plan- Production – MY COUNTRY 1. MY COUNTRY: Students talk about the religious in Algeria. 2. DISCUSSION: Students ask each other the following questions 1. Would you like to go to Mecca? 2. What do you think of Hajj? 3. Have you ever been on a pilgrimage? 4. Do you perform any religious duties? 5. Do you believe there is a devil? 6. In your culture is there a ritual or custom to make the devil go away? 7. What is the biggest religious holiday in your country, and how is it celebrated? 8. Do you have any beliefs, or any things, that are sacred to you? 9. Have you ever made a big sacrifice? 10.What small sacrifices do you make every day / week? 11.What is your image of Saudi Arabia? 12.Teacher’s / Students’ additional questions. Lesson Plan- Review Review the photos. Ask students to use the new information and vocabulary words to express themselves. Lesson Plan- Cool Down Assign Homework (due next session) Briefly write about your traditions and habits on Eid al Adha. Including traditions of your family, your region and your country.

5. pilgrims (noun) religious devotee who makes a long journey to a shrine 3. church. 1.What is Hajj and Eid Al Adha? The Hajj is the Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia. synagogue. go to the plains of Mount Arafat to throw stones in a ritual. Muslims on this day remember Abraham’s (Ibrahim) obedience to God. Muslims who are able are asked to sacrifice a sheep. law. social custom. A third is kept. Eid Al Adha is a day of happiness. temple (F: adorateurs) sacred (adjective) dedicated to or a highly something highly important in a religion (F: sacré) series (noun) a sudden and often dangerous rush of a crowd of people all running together (F: série) stones (noun) the hard substance. and a series of rituals: Each person walks counter-clockwise seven times around the sacred Kaaba. formed of mineral matter (F: noyaux) ritual (noun) the understood order of ceremonies in a religious ceremony (F: ritual) duty (noun) an act or action that is necessary because of your position. 7. It is one of the largest pilgrimages in the world. Eid Al Adha is an important holiday for Muslims worldwide. Pilgrims join about three million worshippers to perform the Hajj. It is the fifth principle of Islam. a duty that must be carried out at least once in their lifetime by every Muslim who is able to. the 12th and last month of the Islamic calendar. It is a day to forgive and forget any differences. drink from the Zamzam Well. Eid Al Adha Prayer begins with a prayer followed by a sermon in the Mosque. or religion (F: devoir) sacrifice (noun) the act of giving away something you love to a God (F: sacrifier) . run back and forth between the hills of Al-Safa and Al-Marwah. 4. 8. The pilgrimage occurs from the 8th to 12th day of Dhu AlHijjah. 9. And people visit each Vocabulary List: 2. The pilgrims then shave their heads. a third is giving as a gift to family or friends and a third is given to the poor as charity. perform a ritual of animal sacrifice. Special foods are prepared on this day. or sacred place (F: pèlerins) worshippers (noun) people who have religious faith and prays every day and regularly goes to mosque. 6. Presents may be exchanged. cow or camel. and celebrate the three day global festival of Eid Al Adha.

principle (noun) a fundamental. primary. ill. dutiful or submissive (F: obeisance) . obedience (noun) the act or practice of obeying.10. (F: dans le sens antihoraire) 15. adverb) in a direction opposite to that of the normal rotation of the hands of a clock. or helpless (F: charité) 11. or general law (F: principe) 14. charity(noun) generous actions or donations to aid the poor. commemorate (verb) to honor the memory of by some observance (F: commémorer) 12. sermon (noun) any serious speech for the purpose of religious instruction (F: sermon) 13. not clockwise. counter-clockwise (adjective.

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