This interactive notebook includes everything you need to teach a unit on the Golden Age of Islam in an engaging way! This resource covers the beginning of the Golden Age of Islam through the Crusades.
The organizers in this resource can be used on their own, or as a supplement to student note. Interactive notebooks are a great tool to keep students organized and engaged in the lesson!
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In this resource you will find…
• 16 graphic organizers: 14 with text on them, and 2 left blank for your own customization.
• 1 map of the Byzantine Empire at during its golden age
• 6 ½ pages of thorough suggested answers that you are free to use with these graphic organizers and flippables.
• Previews of each page in action for you or your students to reference.
• A cover page and table of contents is also included.
1. Key vocabulary – Islam, caliph, caliphate, mosque, monotheism, hajj, astrolabe, Hijra, jihad, Shiite, Sunni, sheikh
2. Causes – religion, economics, earlier influences, new technologies
3. Spread of Islam – map
4. Muhammad – born, life in Mecca, the Qur’an, opposition, life in Medina, back to Mecca, death
5. Rashidun Caliphate – history, conquest of Persia, war with the Byzantine Empire, treatment of conquered people, economy
6. Umayyad Caliphate – history, territory, government, contributions, fall
7. Abbasid Caliphate – periods, territory, golden age, fall, Egypt
8. Theology – five pillars of Islam
9. Education – importance, early education, madrasas, types of sciences
10. Sharia Law – history, areas of law, where it is enforced
11. Sunni Islam – beliefs, rightly-guided caliphs, schools of law, holy sites
12. Shia Islam – beliefs, holy days, branches, Ahl Al-Kisa
13. Science & technology – mathematics, astronomy, medicine, engineering
14. Art – design, carpets, painting, carvings, calligraphy
15. Architecture – types of buildings, decorations, major features
16. The Crusades – Jerusalem, armies, start
17. Important people – Ibn Battuta, Saladin, Al-Haytham, Al-Khwarizmi, Al-Kindi, Al-Nafis, Al-Razi, Al-Zahrawi, Ibn Rushd, Ibn Sina
Please view the preview for an in-depth look at what is included in this resource!
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