Prior to watching the episode, research answers to the following questions using the recommended articles as well as any other sources approved by your teacher.
- What is “covering”? Why do many Muslim women choose to cover?
- Why does France have such a large Muslim population?
- What is laïcité? Why does France place such heavy emphasis on maintaining secularity?
- How might Muslim girls be forced to wear cover against their will?
- What were the motivations for French lawmakers to pass the headscarf ban?