Watch the following 2 clips. The first is a general introduction to Islam. The second is an introduction to the Hajj pilgrimage.
Part 1: Knowledge and Understanding
Complete the following 2 tasks in depth and detail.
- Describe the route of the Hajj (a detailed map would be helpful) and explain the rituals that happen at each site.
- Explain what historical event each ritual relates to.
Links and resources:
Textbooks: (available from your teacher or the Library Resource Centre.)
- The Muslim Experience
- Islam in Today’s World
- Islam- A New Approach
Part 2: Evaluation and Analysis
Answer the following 2 questions in depth and detail. Include a range of views, including your own. You must refer to Islam in your answer.
3. Why do you think Hajj is one of the 5 pillars (Most important religious duties of a Muslim)?
4. Pilgrimage is a feature of many world religions. Why do you think that is?
|Level||Thinking Skill||Criteria for this assessment|
|EP||All of the below brilliantly.|
|8||Analyse||Give a detailed and informed account of the Hajj from its historical and cultural setting to the modern day.
Compare and contrast it to different pilgrimages around the world
Evaluate the importance of pilgrimage to believers and non-believers.
Include your own research in to the importance of the Hajj to different groups within the Muslim community over time.
|7||Evaluate||Give an informed account using reasoned argument to explain the importance of Hajj to Muslims and non-Muslims.
Explain why the impact of the Hajj varies between individuals, communities and societies.
Express insights into your own and others views on the value of completing the Hajj.
Evaluate the importance of making a journey to a religiously/historically significant place.
|6||Show understanding of diversity (difference of opinion)||Give an informed account using reasoned argument to explain the importance of the Hajj.
Explain in detail the impact of the Hajj on individuals and communities (Muslims and non-Muslims)
Express insights into your own and others views on the on the importance of making a journey to a religiously/historically significant place.
|5||Explain in detail||Explain each event in detail.
Explain in detail what you think Muslims gain from doing the Hajj.
Explain in detail why the Hajj is one of the 5 Pillars.
|4||Explain||Explain what historical event each ritual on the Hajj relates to.|
|3||Describe||Describe the route of the Hajj. Describe the rituals that happen.|