Author(s)
Clayton DeKorne, The New York Times Learning Network
Javaid Khan, The Bank Street College of Education in New York City

Grades: 6-8, 9-12
Subjects: Geography, Global History, Language Arts, Social Studies
Interdisciplinary Connections

Overview of Lesson Plan: In this lesson, students work as cultural anthropologists studying Muslim wedding celebrations around the world. They then prepare creative presentations of the wedding rituals, symbolic objects, costumes and vows used in various Muslim cultures.

Lesson Plan