DNA- Why does war happen?DNA- Why does war happen?
Listen to the song and answer
1.What does the singer think
2.How does war affect people
from his point of view?
The causes of warThe causes of war
To consider what some cause of war
might be, and whether cause for war
could be justifiable.
Reasons why people might go toReasons why people might go to
• To defend their country against attack.
• To defend their beliefs, religion, freedom, and way of
life, or sometimes when they impose these on others.
• To defend an ally or weaker country.
• To remove their own leader or government (civil
• To gain more land or regain territory lost in previous
• To gain wealth, power or important resources (i.e.
• To stop atrocities such as genocide (mass murder) in
another country or to depose a dictator (force them
to give up power).
Can war ever be right?Can war ever be right?
Answers on your Post it notes...Answers on your Post it notes...
Use the question grid...Use the question grid...
Holy war and jiHadHoly war and jiHad
To understand what is meant by ‘holy
war’ and ‘jihad’.
To explain the differences between them.
Colour-code the text:
What a holy war is
How something is classified as a holy war
Examples of holy wars
Why do you think during the Crusades that
both Christians and Muslims thought their war
was holy? Can both sides be supported by God?
CAN WAR EVER BECAN WAR EVER BE
SEEN AS HOLY?SEEN AS HOLY?
Watch the clip:
Some up what the clip is about in no
more than 30 words.
Do you agree/disagree with Harry
Garnett? Give reasons for your answer.
Suggest three further questions you
would like to ask Harry.
Video: The broken
Jihad is the Arabic word meaning ‘to
There are two types of Jihad:
Greater jihad is to fight against
temptation in someone’s personal life
Lesser jihad is a military struggle in
defence of Islam, self-defence and justice
Copy in the two types of jihad and
draw a picture for each one.
There are important rules for Jihad.
1.Stick in your sheet.
2.Rank the rules in order of importance for
Using the rules for lesser jihad, read through the problems the four
Give reasons to help and not to help – this must be based on the
rules of jihad.
Rank who should be helped, based on jihad. Why would they
1. Which village would you help without using the rules of jihad?
2. Is the village different from the one that should be helped based on
jihad? Why would this be the case?
WHAT ARETHEWHAT ARETHE
DIFFERENCES BETWEENDIFFERENCES BETWEEN
HOLY WAR AND JIHAD?HOLY WAR AND JIHAD?
Think, Pair, Share
Plenary PreFeCTs...Plenary PreFeCTs...
Which one do you agree with the
most: holy war or jihad? Why?