Presentation on theme: "Warm-Up Write down the lesson name and objective. Answer the following question: Why is it important that we learn about Islam and the people that."— Presentation transcript:
Warm-Up Write down the lesson name and objective. Answer the following question: Why is it important that we learn about Islam and the people that started the religion? Explain in complete sentences.
Review Who started Islam? Where was it started? Why was it started? Who celebrates Islam?
Muslim Dynasties What is a dynasty? a succession of rulers of the same line of descent Ruler of Muslim dynasties = caliph First caliph = ????
First major Muslim dynasty Led to the other two important Muslim dynasties After the death of Muhammad and his son-in- law All of the Muslim world was ruled by the Umayyad dynasty
Umayyad dynasty reading and timeline Give students the one-page reading on the Umayyad Dynasty with dates in bold Students will list important dates in chronological order and to write a short description of events next to each date. List each important event next to a bullet with the description We will complete this as a class Important skill for rest of middle school and high school
Timeline Students will make a timeline covering three periods: the Umayyad dynasty about which they just read, and the two empires it gave rise to: the Abbasid Empire and Muslim Spain. With a total time period of about 800 years, students can allot two inches to each century. Century = 100 years
Exit Ticket Explain the characteristics of the three major Muslim dynasties. How did they start? Why did they end? What was important about each? Why are they important to US TODAY?