Here are links to materials I have developed to teach about the topic discussed in the Historical Origins of the Ideology of ISIS blog series to high school students in the classroom. The materials have been developed with ESL in mind. They should be comprehensible to high school students of a WIDA level of 3 or higher.
Considerations for Teaching 20th Century Literature featuring Existentialist Themes to Muslim Students
So…how do you expect Muslim students to react when they read “God is dead”?
Historical Origins of the Ideology of ISIS and other Militant Groups Who Commit Terrorism in the Name of Islam - Part 6:
Suicidal bombing as a tactic and it's ideological justifications come from Marxist thinking. Islam protects innocents and non-combatants in no unambiguous terms.
An exploratory paper from my graduate coursework surveys research findings from an important niche area of ethnographic study.
This poem by a 10th grade Somali-American Muslim student illustrates a latent point
Let's delve into the complexity of effects this month will have on your Muslim students.
Not the same for everyone, but some generalities apply.
The blessed month has come to the school year, and it is not leaving anytime soon.
It's not all about race
Historical Origins of the Ideology of ISIS and other Militant Groups Who Commit Terrorism in the Name of Islam - Part 5:
Sayyid Qutb’s antithetical innovations into Islam - Marxist abolition as jihad; corrupting the words of great Islamic jurists