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History Alive - Teach TCI:
ISLAM in MEDIEVAL TIMES
Lesson 7: Origins and Spread of Islam
Lesson 8: Learning About World Religions: Islam
Lesson 9: Muslim Innovations and Adaptations
Lesson 10: From the Crusades to New Muslim Empires
California Framework Inquiry Questions
Religions and Philosophies:
How did Islam develop and change over time?
How did it spread to multiple cultures?
Increasing Interconnections Between Regions Over Time:
How did the distant regions of the world become more INTERCONNECTED through medieval and early modern times?
What were the multiple ways people of different cultures INTERACTED at sites of encounter? What were the effects of their interactions?
States and Power:
How did Arab empires gain more power over people and territories over the course of medieval and early modern times?
Environment and Society:
How did Arabs adapt to the geography and climate of the Arabian Peninsula?
How did technological innovations affect the expansion of agriculture, cities, and human population?
- How did the geography and climate affect life on the Arabian Peninsula?
- How did Islam originate and spread?
- How did the beliefs and practices of Islam shape the lives of medieval Muslims?
- What role did cultural diffusion play in the spread of medieval Arabian innovations and adaptations?
HSS Standard: 7.2
Medieval and Early Modern Times: Students analyze the geographic, political, economic, religious, and social structures of the civilizations of Islam in the Middle Ages.
7.2.1. Identify the physical features and describe the climate of the Arabian peninsula, its relationship to surrounding bodies of land and water, and nomadic and sedentary ways of life.
7.2.2. Trace the origins of Islam and the life and teachings of Muhammad, including Islamic teachings on the connection with Judaism and Christianity.