2 Bell Activity 2/6/2014 SOL Review 1.) Which wars signaled the end of the “Golden Age of Athens?”2.) Who was the first emperor of Rome?3.) Who developed the first alphabet?4.) What type of government was used in Athens during the “Golden Age?”5.) What is a firsthand account?Today’s SOL: WHI.9Learning Targets: At the end of class you will be able to--Recall information from the River Valley Civilizations
3 Bell Activity 2/6/2014 What does it mean to be monotheistic? What is the Holy book for Judaism?Who was the founder of Judaism?What three major religions branched out of Judaism?Today’s SOL: WHI.9Learning Targets: At the end of class you will be able to--List and describe the Five Pillars of Faith in Islam-Describe the spread of Islam*SOL Test December 19
4 Bell Activity 2/7/2014 Islam began on what peninsula? Who was the founder of Islam?What are the basic beliefs of Islam?Why, do you think, there is so much conflict between the “Muslim World” and America?Today’s SOL: WHI.9Learning Targets: At the end of class you will be able to--List and describe the Five Pillars of Faith in Islam-Describe the spread of Islam-Explain conflict between Muslims and America
5 “Why Do ‘They’ Hate Us?”What are two different groups of Muslims listed in the article?What events have shaped the conflict between Muslims and the West?Explain the Isreali/Palestinian conflict?4. If you were an advisor to the President, what advice would you give him/her in regards to this situation (Muslims hating the West)?*Keep in mind the consequences of any actions that you may take!!!!5. Do you believe this article is biased in any way? Explain your answer
6 Bell Activity 4/10 1.) Who was the founder of Islam? 2.)What is the holy book for Islam?3.) Islam is connected with what other major world religions?4.) Identify these two buildings. Why are they important to Islam?
7 Bell Activity 2/10/2014What is the holiest site to Muslims? Where is it located?What is the Islamic holy book?Islam is connected with what other world religions?What is a Muslim place of worship called?Today’s SOL: WHI.8Learning Targets: At the end of class you will be able to:List basic beliefs of IslamCompare Islam, Judaism and Christianity
8 Bell Activity 11/6/2012 Today’s SOL: WHI.9 1.) Who was the founder of Islam?2.) Islam is connected with what other world religions?3.) Look at the political cartoon in your packet and answer the questions.Learning Targets: At the end of class you will be able to--List historical turning points in Islamic History-List accomplishments of Muslims through historyTest on Islam Tomorrow!!!
9 A Few Quick Questions…What is the first word that comes to mind when you hear the term “Islam?”What does a terrorist look like?How would you feel/react if a person of Middle Eastern descent sat beside you on an airplane?How do you think your life would be different if you were a Muslim living in the United States?
10 Political cartoon (in your packet) 1.) What is the title of the political cartoon?2.) What are some of the “names” of countries on the “map?”3.) Why do you think the artist used those names instead of the real names?4.) How do Americans see the Muslim world according to the artist?5.) Do you agree with his/her opinion? Explain.
12 Origins of Islam Muhammad the Prophet was the founder of the religion Mecca and Medina on the Arabian Peninsula: Early Muslim citiesQur’an (Koran) is holy bookAcceptance of Judeo-Christian prophets including Moses and Jesus
13 Basic Beliefs of Islam 5 Pillars of Faith 1.Belief in one god; Monotheistic: Allah (Arabic word for God)Pray 5 times a dayGive alms/charity to the PoorFast during holy month of RamadanHajj (pilgrimage) to MeccaThis is the Ka’aba in Mecca. This is the holiest site for Muslims.
14 Spread of Islam Spread Across Asia and Africa and into Europe (Spain) Muslims in Spain called MoorsGeographic influences on the origin and spread of IslamDiffusion along trade routes from Mecca and MedinaExpansion despite great distances, deserts, and mountainsSpread into the Fertile Crescent, Iran, and Central Asia facilitated by weak Byzantine and Persian Empires
15 Spread of IslamGeographic influences on economic, social, and political developmentPolitical unity of the first Muslim empire was short-lived.Arabic Language spread with Islam and facilitated trade across Islamic lands.Slavery was not based on race
16 Historical Turning Points in Islamic History Death of Ali: Sunni-Shia divisionSunni=90% of Muslims (moderate)Shi’a/Shiite=10% of Muslims (more radical)Muslim conquests of Jerusalem and Damascus;Islamic capital moved to BaghdadMuslim defeat at the battle of Tours (France) Stops Muslim advance in EuropeFall of Baghdad to the Mongols
17 Achievements of Muslims Cultural contributions and achievementsArchitecture (Dome of the Rock)MosaicsArabic AlphabetUniversitiesTranslation of ancient texts to Arabic
18 Achievements of Muslims Scientific contributions and achievementsArabic Numerals (adapted from India), including zeroAlgebraMedicineExpansion of geographic knowledge
19 Dome of the Rock (Jerusalem/Palestine) Located in Jerusalem. Muslims believe this is the spot whereMuhammad ascended to heaven.It is believed to be built on the spot of the second Jewish temple (which was destroyed by the Romans) so it is also a holy site to Jews.Dome of the Rock
20 The Ka’aba Located in Mecca, Saudi Arabia Believed to have been built by Abraham and his son, IshmaelHoliest site to MuslimsThe Ka’aba
22 Bell Activity 2/11/20141.) What is the Dome of the Rock? Where is it located?2.) What are the 2 most important cities to Muslims?3.) The death of which leader caused the split in Islam?4.) How would your life be different in the U.S. if you were Muslim?Today’s SOL: WHI.9Learning Targets: At the end of class, you will be able toList basic beliefs of Islam
23 Bell Activity 2/11/2014 1.) Who is the founder of Islam? 2.) What language is most associated with Islam?3.) Where did Islam originate?4.) What is the Ka’aba? Where is the Ka’aba located?Today’s SOL: WHI.9Learning Targets: At the end of class, you will be able toList basic beliefs of Islam23
25 Bell Activity 11/8/12 Complete the Islam Crossword Review Today’s SOL: WHI.9Complete the Islam Crossword ReviewLearning Targets: At the end of class you will be able to-Compare Islam, Christianity and Judaism-Show mastery of Islamic concepts-Describe beginnings of the Early Middle Ages
26 Islam Crossword Word Bank Five Pillars of Faith Dome of the Rock AllahPeople of the Book East RamadanSunni and Shia Ali Medina ArabicProphets Baghdad Caliph KoranKaaba Numbers Hajj MeccaSpain Muhammad Tours Muslims