In this Islam Expands worksheet, students complete a chart about Muhammad's successors and how they spread Islam. They also write paragraphs explaining the differences in views Muslim factions have.
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Post-Classical: Regional and Transregional Interactions
International trade from 600 AD to 1450 AD resulted in the flourishing of post-classical civilizations, the expansion of Islam across many regions, and the transmission of rare materials and innovative ideas — not to mention the spread...
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Islam Expands: In spite of internal conflicts, the Muslims create a huge empire that includes land on three continents.
Beginning with a vocabulary review and ending with the Muslim Trade Network, this well-put-together presentation covers the events that lead to the spread of Islam. Also covered are internal conflicts which would provide a good...
10th - 11th Social Studies & History
The Silk Road and Ancient Trade
What was the the Silk Road and how did it radically expand the scope of trade? What was the value of silk, and how did connections between merchants reshape lives in Africa and Eurasia? Find out by watching this historic episode!
9 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Islam and Judaism: From Muhammad to the Ottoman Empire
Students examine the interrelationships between Judaism and Islam. They view and discuss the "Heritage: Civilization and the Jews" DVD-ROM, conduct Internet research, complete handouts, and develop a research presentation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Discovering New Perspectives on Life
Students examine the experiences of a Peace Corps volunteer. In this global studies lesson, students listen to the story of a volunteer about the lessons he learned during his time in Morocco. Students discuss how they would have dealt...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Seeing the World in New Ways
Students examine the Muslim culture in Morocco. In this global studies lesson plan, students read Three Lessons by Craig Storti. Students compare the culture of Morocco to their own as they write stories pertaining to lessons they have...
6th - 12th English Language Arts