• TB --> pp. 186 - 193.
  • READING --> Harun al- Rashid's Baghdad.
  • CHART --> "Early Muslim Empires."
  • Packet on Islam.
  • Slides of Muslim art and architecture and crafts.
  • Traditional Arabic music on CDs.
 
  • CHART --> Fill out a Religions/Philosophies profile chart for Islam.

  • Creat a CHART or WEB showing the characteristics of Harun al-Rashid's Baghdad.

  • DBQ on the Contributions of Islam.

 

 

  • To be able to describe the culture of the Arabian Peninsula in which Muhammed was born.
  • To discuss the steps that Muhammed took to become a religious teacher and list the things that most influenced him in this regard.
  • To explain why Muhammed left Mecca for Medina and why the hegirah was important 
    to Islam.
  • To identify the Five Pillars of Islam.
  • To list the major characteristics of the Muslim religion.
  • To describe the relationship between the Arabic language and the Quran.
  • To cite the major political and religious problem which followed Muhammed's death.
  • To explain the concept of the "People of the Book."
  • To name the lands that the Arab Islamic empire under the 'Umayyads controlled by 732.
  • To propose reasons why Islam spread so rapidly within the first century after Muhammed's death.
  • To distinguish between the 'Umayyad and 'Abbasid caliphates.
  • To explain the differences between Sunni and Shi'ite Islam.
  • To analyze the reasons for the religious split in Islam.
  • To assess life in Baghdad under Harun al-Rashid.
  • To list the major contributions of Islamic culture to world civilization.
  • To explain how the Byzantine and Islamic empires both combined political and 
    religious power.

 

 

  Islam   Muslim {Moslem}   Muhammed     Allah
  Hegira {Hijrah}   Mecca   Medina   Kaabah
  A. H.   Quran {Koran}   Shariah   shahadah
  Five Pillars of Islam   mosque   minaret   muezzin
  jihad   caliph   Rashidun   Ramadan
  'Umayyads   'Abbasids   Cordoba    Sunni
  Shi'ite   Harun al-Rashid   Rhazes   Avicenna
  astrolabe   The Arabian Nights   Omar Khayyam   Rubaiyat
  calligraphy   Dome of the Rock   "People of the Book"   hadj {hajj}
  ulema   imam   hadith   sheikh
  bedouin   caravan

 

 

  Using the history part of your atlas and your
  textbook, be able to find and identify the following
  on a map of the Mediterranean area and Middle
  East (use a color code for the boundary lines of
  each of the different Arab Empires):
  • Byzantine Empire
  • Cordoba Caliphate
  • 'Umayyad Empire
  • 'Abbasid Empire
  • France
  • Asia Minor
  • Armenia
  • Egypt
  • North Africa
  • Persia
  • Palestine
  • Arabia
  • Mesopotamia
  • Mecca
  • Medina
  • Alexandria
  • Constantinople
  • Damascus
  • Baghdad
  • Cordoba
  • Mediterrean Sea
  • Black Sea
  • Caspian Sea
  • Red Sea
  • Persian Gulf
  • Nile River
  • Danube River
  • Arabian Sea



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