Islamic Empire & Expansion
- What has been happening to the south and east of the Byzantine Empire during this time?
- What is Islam?
- How did Islam spread so quickly?
- How has the legacy of Islamic expansion shaped the political, economic, and social realities of peoples living across northern Africa, the Middle East, and central Asia?
- How did the human and environmental characteristics of the Arabian Peninsula shape the beliefs, actions, and lives of Muhammad and his followers?
Classwork: Introduction to Islam and Islamic Expansion (anticipation guide p 85, City of Mecca (p 86) reading and historical marker activity), and Muhammad point of view reading and characterization activity (p 87)
Homework: study guide for vocabulary quiz on Wednesday
Classwork: finish Muhammad pov reading and activity (p 87); 5 Pillars of Islam foldable (p 88)
Homework: study guide for vocabulary quiz tomorrow
Classwork: finish 5 pillars of Islam foldable (pictures and quotations); Islam Vocab Quiz, historical marker of Mecca activity (p 86)
Homework: finish historical marker on 86
Classwork: share and go over historical markers of Mecca; Islam Expansion Interactive Maps activity (ISN p 89)--see "the rise of Islam" file on the right
Homework: finish maps questions; write in Arabic worksheet (p 90)
Classwork: go over Rise of Islam interactive maps activity (6th period: finish working on it); share Arabic conversation homework; read excerpts from The Sunnah (p91)
Homework: finish reading excerpts if not done in class
2/6-wrap up of Unit
Classwork: Open Notes Quiz (part 1-note taking; part 2-quiz)
*For document above, assignments can be found on pages 16, 18-20