- To give a brief awareness and history of the Palestinian conflict.
- To understand the importance of standing up for justice.
- To know how to help
Qur'an Verse: u’diluw
Be Just And Act Fairly (5:8)
Provide a clear visual by printing a Google image map of how Palestine has changed over time.
Use the key talking points from the article published by Noor Kids how to teach kids about Gaza.
Use the simple analogy to discuss how you'd feel if you shared your room with someone who was homeless but they then got given more than half of your room and toys, without you agreeing. And further, every year, they would start taking away more and more of your toys and even start saying they're actually theirs!
Recall previous lesson on justice, and talk about the Quranic verse which teaches us the importance and need to stand up for those who are being treated unfairly.
Talk about ways to help by learning about the situation, giving charity and remembering them in our prayers everyday.
Match the map images to the history time line or worksheet
Have the child retell the story in their own words to reinforce understanding.
Set up a fundraising challenge to help the cause
Use the prayers for children affected by war