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People in SW Asia
Who is an Arab? 75% of people in SW Asia Share a culture and language—Arabic Not all Arabs are Muslims (religion) Not all live in SW Asia
Other People and Languages Iran—Persian ethnic group and Muslim (not Arab), large population -speak Farsi and Arabic Turkey—Turks from central Asia, speak Turkish but use roman alphabet
Minority Groups Kurds, Armenians, Greeks, and Jews Often persecuted —Jews and the Holocaust Over 25 languages
Religions of the Region 90% Muslim – Sunni and Shiite divisions Christians scattered throughout Jews in Israel and a few in other countries
Village Farmers Sown land --farmable, river valleys, mountain sides, lots of irrigation Desalination –taking the salt out of salt water Fertigation –watering directly to the roots of plants
Desert Herders Bedouins –nomads that carry goods or herd in the desert, often with camels Skilled at desert travel, finding water Way of life is dying out due to technology
People in SW Asia. Who is an Arab? 75% of people in SW Asia Share a culture and language—Arabic Not all Arabs are Muslims (religion) Not all live in SW.
Southwest Asia People and their Environment. Arabs Arabs: people in different countries who share a common culture and language Confusions –Began when.
Middle East Culture Groups Questions to Ponder : 1. Which ethnic group is most numerous in Southwest Asia? 2. Which ethnic group is most numerous in.
Objective Examine the impact of location and geography on the people and culture of the Middle East.
SS7G8a,b The Student will describe the diverse cultures of the people who live in Southwest Asia (Middle East)
ETHNIC OR CULTURAL GROUPS NORTH AFRICA AND SOUTHWEST ASIA.
Ethnic Groups An ethnic group is a group of people who share cultural ideas and beliefs that have been a part of their community for generations. The.
Cultural Characteristics of the Middle East. Background Arab peoples make up almost the entire populations of Jordan, Syria, Egypt, Lebanon, and other.
FSMS 7 th Grade Social Studies; Unit 2 Ethnic Groups & Religious Groups of SWA September 3 – September 4 th ; Days 6-7 Georgia Standard SS7G8a.b.
Words to Know Arab Berber Bedouin Jewish Kurd Persian Turk.
Ethnic Groups An ethnic group is a group of people who share cultural ideas and beliefs that have been a part of their community for generations. An ethnic.
Cornell Notes(People of Southwest Asia) Today we will be focusing on: The differences between an ETHNIC GROUP and a RELIGIOUS GROUP The diversity of religions.
MIDDLE EAST ETHNIC GROUPS. Religious Groups A religious group shares the same religion, a belief system, in a god or godswith a specific set of rituals.
People of Southwest Asia September 3, Background There are a variety of peoples living in Southwest Asia. They come from different religions and.
Geographic Understandings SS7G5 The student will locate selected features in Southwestern Asia (Middle East). a. Locate on a world and regional political-
Ethnic & Religious Groups of the Middle East. What are the differences between ethnic groups and religious groups?
Jewish Israel is home for much of the Jewish population in Southwest Asia. Many of the people who live in Israel today were born there. However, the ancestors.
Cultural Characteristics of the Middle East 7 th Grade TAG Social Studies.
Words to Know Arab Jewish Kurd Persian Turk.
M IDDLE E AST CULTURES. W ORDS TO K NOW Arab Berber Bedouin Jewish Kurd Persian Turk.
The Middle East Physical Landscape and The People.
Opener: 8/20 - #5 COPY the questions on your own sheet of paper. **skip a couple lines between each one** 1.How did Egyptians view afterlife? 2.What was.
Ethnic and Religious Groups What is the difference?
Physical Geography Cultural Geography Religions $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500.
Middle Eastern Ethnic Groups Arab Jewish Kurd Persian Turk.
P OPULATION P ATTERNS. A R EGION OF G REAT D IVERSITY The region of North Africa, Southwest Asia, and Central Asia (will be referred as NSC) serves as.
Chapter 11 Lands and People of Southwest Asia. Lesson 1 Location and Landforms Essential Questions What has contributed to the diverse cultures of Southwest.
Agenda ► Opening: JE#4 ► Work Session: 5 Pillars Notes, Venn Diagram, Unit Notes ► Close: Rev. EQ: Ticket Out the Door ► Homework: Study for test, notebook.
Ch. 18 Sec I The Culture of the Middle East and North Africa.
Please, write the question. Also, please have planner out & on your table. 1.What cheese is made backwards? 2.A man walks into a bar, what does he say?
CLIMATE Mountains in east & north of Middle East. South of Syria land is sandy or rocky desert. Main rivers- Nile, Euphrates &Tigris. WEATHER Mediterranean.
Ethnic Diversity Arabs – SW Asia and North Africa Speak Arabic Israelis – Israel Jewish Turkic – Turkey and C. Asia Speak Turkish or other Turkic languages.
Kurds Most Kurds are found in the mountainous areas where Syria, Turkey, Iran, and Iraq come together. They speak their own language called Kurdish, and.
The Middle East. What is the Middle East? Term invented by Europeans Includes Southwest Asia and often North Africa (because of Islam and use of.
Intro to the Middle East. What to look for in the unit: Geographic factors including scarcity of water have influenced cultures of Middle East. Location.
Cultural Geography of the Middle East!. Land of Many Peoples Region has remarkable ethnic diversity! Different peoples based on language, customs, beliefs.
Middle East: Culture Continue notes on pages
Religious and Ethnic Groups of the Middle East Exploring Terms.
CULTURES OF SOUTHWEST ASIA SS7G8: The student will describe the diverse cultures of the people who live in Southwest Asia.
© T. M. Whitmore Today North Africa and Southwest Asia Culture Religion Language Ethnicity Ancient lands, new countries Political problems.
What environmental issue in Africa is caused by Africans gathering wood, clearing too much land for farming, and clearing too much land for grazing?
Ethnic Groups of SWA & NA SSWG3g. Describe the major ethnic and cultural groups in North Africa/Southwest Asia; include major customs and traditions.
The Northeast Chapter 18Chapter 18 Section 3Section 3.
Bellringer-Name the countries The diverse cultural characteristics of the people who live in Southwestern Asia Georgia Performance Standards.
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