This lesson is intended to introduce students to the country of Malaysia and its religiously diverse culture. Roughly sixty percent of Malaysians are Muslim, and the remaining forty percent practice religions such as Buddhism, Taoism, Hinduism, Christianity, Sikhism, and Shamanism. Students will learn about the open nature of Malaysian society regarding religion, and in particular, they will learn basic information about Islam and the unique way it is practiced in Malaysia. Students will go on to learn about the role Islam plays in women’s lives and the intersection between Islam, other religions, and Malaysian society.

Lesson Plan