In What is Islam?, students take an in-depth look at the religion practiced by over one billion Muslims in countries worldwide. Students investigate the history of this religion by learning about Muhammad, the prophet whom Muslims believe received God's message and shared it with others. By visiting a mosque, or masjid, and learning about the five pillars and the daily Muslim prayer ritual of salah, students learn about the core beliefs of Islam. Students also gain understanding of Muslim traditions and beliefs by visiting a family as they celebrate the holiday of Eid al-Fitr. Part of the multivolume Understanding World Religions DVD Series. Includes a Teacher's Guide.