Sunni/Shi'a split

In this lesson we will focus on the story of Islam after the death of Muhammad and the emergence of two main denominations. Please make sure you have a pen and paper ready, and have cleared a quiet space for you to work in. If you have the TV or music on and can turn it off, please do. If you are not using your mobile phone for the lesson, it is best to put it to one side so you are not distracted by it. You will also need two different coloured pens: black or blue and another coloured pen, such as green or red. Click start when you are ready to think hard!

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Why was Muhammad unhappy with the situation in Mecca?

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Q2.Who did Muhammad meet in the cave he would go to in order to get away from the community?

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Q3.What does 'Medina' mean?

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Q4.What did Muhammad insist upon after the battle of Badr?

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Q5.What does 'seal of the prophets' mean when Muslims speak of Muhammad?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Why was Muhammad unhappy with the situation in Mecca?

1/5

Q2.Who did Muhammad meet in the cave he would go to in order to get away from the community?

2/5

Q3.What does 'Medina' mean?

3/5

Q4.What did Muhammad insist upon after the battle of Badr?

4/5

Q5.What does 'seal of the prophets' mean when Muslims speak of Muhammad?

5/5

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Sunni/Shi'a split

Well done on completing today's lesson and thank you for taking part and working so hard. Please now complete the quiz to recap what we have done and to check your understanding. Do not worry if you get any answers incorrect, the questions will give you feedback once you have completed the quiz.

Q1.From a historical point of view, Muhammad did not make it clear on who should lead after his death.

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Q2.Ali became the first caliph.

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Q3.What is a caliph?

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Q4.Which of these statements is true?

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Q5.Which denomination has additional acts alongside the five pillars?

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Quiz:

Sunni/Shi'a split

Well done on completing today's lesson and thank you for taking part and working so hard. Please now complete the quiz to recap what we have done and to check your understanding. Do not worry if you get any answers incorrect, the questions will give you feedback once you have completed the quiz.

Q1.From a historical point of view, Muhammad did not make it clear on who should lead after his death.

1/5

Q2.Ali became the first caliph.

2/5

Q3.What is a caliph?

3/5

Q4.Which of these statements is true?

4/5

Q5.Which denomination has additional acts alongside the five pillars?

5/5

Lesson summary: Sunni/Shi'a split

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