CW C 6 S 1 The Rise of Islam


Complete the crossword, then click on "Check" to check your answer.
Click on a number in the grid to see the clue or clues for that number.
If an answer has more than two words, do not put a space between the words.

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2. Islam is ________ believing in one God.
3. Muslims believe that this angel was sent to communicate with the prophet Muhammad.
5. Nomadic Arabs, they were among the first converts to Islam.
6. The second wife of Abraham, Mulims trace their lineage to Abraham through her.
7. Muslims must follow the five _________.
8. Muhammad is considered the ______ of Islam.
10. Muslims must observe a period of ________ from sunrise to sunset during the holy month of Ramadan.
11. The Islamic law code.
13. The name of the religion that follows the teachings of the Prophet Muhammad.
15. The language of the Quran.
17. A cheif of an Arab tribe.
18. Kaaba.jpg
22. The first pillar is the declaration of _______, or belief.
24. The _______ Peninsula is home to the holy city of Mecca.
25. The holy book of Islam.


1. The Hajj is the ___________ to the holy city of Mecca.
2. After Muhammad's initial rejection in Mecca he fled to this city.
4. The father of Monotheism.
9. Holy month of Fasting.
12. Muhammad's flight to Medina, the beginning of the Muslim calendar.
14. The thrid pillar of Islam demads _____, or charity for the poor.
16. The holiest of all Muslim cities.
19. The Arabic name for God.
20. Muhammad's wife and first convert.
21. Muslims must ______ five times daily facing the holy city of Mecca.
23. The last pillar of Islam.