Social Studies – World History
Clinton High School
The Muslim World (Chapter 10) – Unit Sheet
– No major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details, but major
errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas
– With help, a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and
processes and some of the more complex ideas
– Even with help, no understanding or skills was demonstrated
Layer: Introducing the material and gaining a basic knowledge. Due
1: Grade: _____
The Five Pillars of Islam and how they relate to the student’s
a Muslim, write a letter to a European, non-Muslim friend explaining
your core beliefs and practices. Be sure to include an
explanation of the Five Pillars. RUBRIC
or bring to class items/model/sculpture/etc. that highlights the Five
Pillars of Islam.
a summary of the Five Pillars of Islam in your native language (foreign
exchange or non-American native students only).
the worksheet (Box 1)
2: Grade: _____
The four classes within Muslim society and how they are set-up.
a visual aid that explains the structure of Muslim society. RUBRIC
(posters & drawings)
the online forum prompt
3: Grade: _____
Terms and People core to the religion of Islam.
to www.discoverislam.com. Click on the
“Discover Islam: The Reader” pamphlet, provide answers to the ten
questions asked by the pamphlet’s headings.
a crossword puzzle using 15 key terms from Chapter 10 and have someone
in your class try to complete it and sign it when they finish. A
student can only complete one crossword per chapter.
flash-cards using 15 of the terms and people from the chapter RUBRIC
4: Grade: _____
The role of women in Muslim society and explain how the role of women
has changed for today’s society.
the graphic organizer and explain the various roles women take-on in
a pamphlet (tri-fold) that would promote women to move to a Muslim
culture. Explain what kinds of activities they can and cannot do as
well as any history or other information related to this.
5: Grade: _____
How Muslim society promoted the expansion of trade, economics, and
other aspects of society that are still used today.
a partner, create a poster using small poster board highlighting the
inventions and technologies of the Muslims during this period. RUBRIC
out a short conversation that could have taken place between to traders
in the Muslim world. Incorporate terms and concepts from the lesson.
6 and 7: Grade: ______
The six core religions of the world and how they compare to one
another. Required assignment for all students:
a group of no more than 5, create a PowerPoint and a presentation over
the religion assigned to your group (there must be 6 groups in the
Layer: Utilizing the class material that has been learned. Due Date:
8, 9, and 10: Choose 2 activities/assignments to complete. Grades:
a partner, build a board game that teaches the content related to the
objectives presented in this chapter (be prepared to explain how you
did this). The game will be used on the review day for the
a food or drink that is custom to Middle East. Bring in to
the class and share with the group. Be sure to bring the recipe and
background information about the food/drink to turn in.
Conduct a poll based on a question about religion. The instructor must
approve your question before you begin collecting responses.
an oral presentation for your teacher and a few members of the class
that explains how the Muslims were involved in and promoted the
beginning of a global trading network
an interview with someone who is not Christian or atheist. Find out
about their beliefs and religious practices. This will be shown in
Layer: Expanding on what you have learned and higher-order thinking.
Due Date: _____________
11 and 12: Choose 1 assignment to complete. Grade: _____
the Internet, find 3 different current events in the Muslim world (from
the past 3 months). Relate the events to anything you learned in the
Are there any other cultures in history that based their social
structure on religion? Investigate and report any cultures, describe
their social structure, and provide a short summary of the culture
(when, where, etc.).
Page paper: What are your core religious beliefs? How do they relate to
any of the six religions we discussed in class?
are required to involve parents in their education. Students will have
parents sign their unit sheets after the A Layer has been graded.
Signature: _________________________________ Date:
with questions can contact Mr. Ritter at firstname.lastname@example.org
or 885-2247 ext. 211. His plan period is from Noon-1pm daily to meet in
person or accept/return phone calls.