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1 Modern Islam vs. Traditional Islam
Day 1 – Traditional Life in Islamic Nations

2 Table of Contents – SW Asia
Date Title Lesson # 2/3 Immigration 39 **SW Asia** 2/9 Cover Page 40 2/10 Chokepoints 41 2/11 Religion 42 2/13 Traditional Islam 43

3 Secular Law US Constitution
Secular Law - laws that have no religious connection or influence EXAMPLE: US US Constitution

4 Some countries in SW Asia have Islamic law instead of secular law.

5 Traditional Islamic Society Modern Islamic Society
CREATE THIS CHART Traditional Islamic Society Modern Islamic Society INTRO 1. 2. 3. Role of Women: DO NOT WRITE ANYTHING IN HERE UNTIL MONDAY

6 Economic Development or Traditional Values?
Modern Islamic Nations in SW Asia have a major decision… Economic Development or Traditional Values? READ ONLY

7 Traditional Southwest Asia - INTRO
1. Islamic Law - Islam rules all aspects of society. 2. Religion controls government and economy (Religion is part of EVERYTHING) 3. Government = a Theocracy based on the … Qu'ran - The holy book of Islam

8 Traditional Role of Women:
1. Must wear headscarf and be veiled. 2. Housewives  Life devoted to husband and raising children. 3. FEW rights:  NO driving  NO jobs in a professional workplace  NO flirting/talking to men other than their husbands

9 Iran Analysis Directions: Create a list of elements of traditional Islamic culture in Iran that you observe during the clip. You must have at least five. Copy the setup below on your chart… Iran Clip: Elements of Islamic Culture in Iran: - Sketch three of the five examples that you listed.

10 Islamic Law – Characteristics
1. Criminal laws based on the Qu’ran 2. Must follow religious guidelines for prayers, fasting, and giving $$ to the poor 3. Must follow SOCIAL guidelines for personal hygiene, diet, sexual conduct, and raising children 4. Economic laws also based on the Qu’ran NO women in advertising NO US corporations Must give to charities

11 Religious Law vs. Secular Law
Islamic Law = Secular Law = decides the law Task  Create a list explaining how a day at school be different living under Islamic religious law.

12 Frayer Model – Secular Law
Definition: Secular Law Non-Example of a Country: Example of a Country:

13 Traditional Southwest Asia – Economy
Based on primary activities like fishing and agriculture Stock market, debt, and interest are seen as a form of gambling Traditional market selling agricultural products

14 Period 3 – To do list 1. Go to
2. Access the powerpoint on the wiki called “Traditional” 3. Complete the traditional side of the graphic organizer. 4. Have the laptop put away and be back in your regular seat when the timer GOES OFF, so put your laptop away around 1:30 remaining on the timer.

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