Ramadan Reflections Pop-Up Card

Lesson #10013
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Create a fun pop-up presentation about Ramadan.



Grade Level:

Create a pop-up booklet for any subject area across curriculum. This booklet reflecting on Ramadan has key concepts as pop-ups. Students can write about each image or reflect on what it represents to them.

Reflect on the acts of prayer, fasting, charity and faith practiced during the month of Ramadan.

14361-XL-Ellison SureCut Die - Card, Pop-Up #1B - XL 28405-LG-Ellison SureCut Die - Kaaba - Large 28421-LG-Ellison SureCut Die - Minaret - Large 28423-LG-Ellison SureCut Die - Mosque - Large 28443-LG-Ellison SureCut Die - Words, Happy Ramadan - Large

Supplies Used: Cardstock, Black Marking Pen, Glue, Gold Paper, Patterned Paper, Scissors

The teacher will die-cut the materials for student use prior to the lesson.

Creating the Cover

  1. Fold an 9" x 12" sheet of light green cardstock or construction paper in half, widthwise. Cut a 2 1/2" by 9" piece of patterned paper. Center and adhere to the cover of the Report.
  2. Die-cut the Words, Happy Ramadan from light green construction paper. Cut a 3 3/4" x 5 1/2" piece of rectangular cream paper. Center and adhere the Words, leaving space to write, "What Ramadan Means to Me" below the Words. Mat the cream paper onto a 4" x 6" piece of gold paper.
  3. Center and adhere the matted Words to the cover (see Main Photo).

Creating the Pages

  1. Die-cut four sheets of the XL Card, Pop-Up #1B from lined construction paper or cardstock. If lined paper is not available, use plain construction paper or cardstock. Fold each sheet along perforations, making sure to life the Pop-Up tab to fold forward.
  2. Adhere the pages to each other, back-to-back, making sure not to adhere the Pop-Up tabs.
  3. Carefully adhere the first and last pages to the inside of the cover to secure the pages in place (see Video).

Embellishing Die-Cuts

  1. Die-Cut the Mosque from cream, gold and tan pieces of construction paper. Keep the cream Mosque whole. Trim away accents from the gold and tan Mosques. Layer and adhere to embellish the cream Mosque. Adhere the embellished Mosque to the first Pop-Up tab (see Main Photo).
  2. Die-Cut the Minaret from cream, gold and tan pieces of construction paper. Cut along the second perforation from the bottom of the cream Minaret to fit the page. Trim away accents from the gold and tan Minarets. Layer and adhere to embellish the cream Minaret. Adhere the top part of the embellished Minaret to the second Pop-Up tab. Line up the bottom half and adhere to the page.
  3. Die-Cut the Kaaba from shiny black, black and gold pieces of construction paper. Keep the shiny black Kaaba whole. Trim away accents from the black and gold Kaabas. Layer and adhere to embellish the shiny black Kaaba. Adhere the embellished Kaaba to the third Pop-Up tab.
  4. Die-Cut the Words, Happy Ramadan from light blue construction paper. Cut a 3 1/4" by 5 1/2" piece of cream construction paper. Center and adhere the Words to the construction paper. Adhere the paper to the fourth Pop-Up tab.
  5. Create labels from 1 1/2" x 2" pieces of gold paper and write the name of each picture on a separate label. Adhere the labels to the upper right hand corner of each page, behind the Pop-Up tab (see Main Photo and Video).

English Language Arts: Applying Knowledge and Language Skills

K-12: Standard 6

  • Students apply knowledge of language structure, language conventions (e.g., spelling and punctuation), media techniques, figurative language, and genre to create, critique, and discuss print and non-print texts.

K-12: Standard 12

  • Students use spoken, written, and visual language to accomplish their own purposes (e.g., for learning, enjoyment, persuasion, and the exchange of information).

Standards for the English Language Arts, by the International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English, Copyright 1996 by the International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English. Reprinted with permission.

Source: NCTE/IRA Standards for the English Language Arts

Fine Arts: Visual Arts

K-4 Standard 1: Understanding and Applying Media, Techniques and Processes

  • Students use different media, techniques and processes to communicate ideas, experiences and stories.

K-4 Standard 3: Choosing and Evaluating a Range of Subject Matter, Symbols and Ideas

  • Students select and use subject matter, symbols and ideas to communicate meaning.

Source: National Standards for Arts Education

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