Baghdad Early Islamic Civilisation Guided Reading Scripts
5 scripts, 6 speakers each, plus quiz for each script.
Approximately 5 minutes reading time for each (not including the quiz)
Baghdad: Early Islamic Civilisation Guided Reading Scripts
3. The Story of Muhammed
4. Beliefs of Islam
5. World Religions
Script 1: When?
Narrator: So. When does the story begin?
Child 1: Well, I suppose you could say it started with Muhammed.
Child 2: He was, after all, the founder of Islam.
Child 3: Muhammed was born around 570 AD.
Child 4: Islam began in 610 AD when Muhammed became Allah’s messenger
Child 5: His prophet.
Narrator: And what was his mission?
Child 5: To deliver the Qur’an or the Word of God.
Narrator: Aha! So that was how Islam began. Now let’s talk about how it spread.
Child 1: Well, Muhammed himself died in 632 AD
Child 2: But his followers continued to spread the message of Islam.
Narrator: You mean, Muslims?
Child 3: Correct. And today there are over one thousand million!
Narrator: But let’s not gloss over the history that quickly! I want to hear all about that Golden Age!
Child 4: Ah! You mean up until the 14th century?
Child 5: Yes. Shame about those Mongol invaders, destroying pretty much everything they could lay their hands on.
Child 1: Which included that amazing city of Baghdad!