Chapter 15 terms to know: West African Culture
- oral tradition
- written tradition
- call and response
Ch. 15 short answer ?’s:
- Describe how west Africa history, beliefs and values were passed down through oral and written traditions.
- What functions does music serve in W.A. society? What styles of singing, instruments, drumming and dance are characteristic of WA society?
Due Wednesday 1-3-5 Thursday 2-4-6
Chapter 14 terms to know: Islam comes to West Africa
- Mansa Musa
Ch. 14 short answer ?’s:
- What three major changes occurred in West African government and law as a result of Islamic influence?
- Explain the Muslim influence on each of these areas of culture in West Africa: education, architecture and art.
Chapter 13 terms to know:
- Ibn Battuda
Ch. 13 Reading Questions:
- Why was Ghana's King so powerful? How was power passed down when the king died?
- Describe Ghana's military forces. How did these forces add to the king's power?
- Recount the history of trans-Saharan trade. Why was Ghana's location ideal for controlling trans-Saharan trade?
- Explain the importance of gold and salt in trans-Saharan trade.
- What goods were exchanged in Kumbi? Why did traders use a silent barter system?
- What factors contributed to the decline of Ghana?
DUE MONDAY 11/13/17
Make a list of the following Ch. 12 terms and identify them:
- The Sahara
- Niger River
- Extended families
Answer the following reading questions from ch. 12:
- Describe the physical features of WEST Africa, vegetation & climate. How did geography influence settlement & trade?
- Why did extended families eventually join together to form villages?
- Explain the role of ironworking and trade in the development of villages into towns and cities?
- What did archaeologists excavations of Jenne-jeno reveal about ancient West Africa?
- How did the first kingdoms in West Africa develop? How did trade influence the development?
1) Unit EXAM for Arabian Peninsula & ISLAM - MONDAY, 10/30/17
2) Guide to Islam" due Friday, 11/3/17
MY GUIDE TO ISLAM will contain the following items:
_____A. Map 1 of Arabian Peninsula (Zones)
_____B. Map 2 of Islamic Expansion
_____C. Camel sketching with labeling
_____D. Arabian Peninsula
_____E. Story of Muhammad
_____F. Story with Islamic terms
_____G. Great accomplishments of Islam
_____H. Five Pillars
_____I. Compare Shi’ite to Sunni (1/2 page)
_____J. Arabic language NAME
_____L. Muhammad Timeline
_____M. ***5 things I will never forget of ISLAM
Use this sheet as a checklist and remember to start thinking about creative ways that you will put this all together and also remember that you will be adding images and overall spice, so be on the lookout…
DUE: Friday, November 3, 2017. No late guides accepted!
Arabian Peninsula - Islam Unit Exam Monday 10/30/17
Guide to Islam Due Friday 11/3
ID's from (ch. 7)
- Arabian peninsula
- clans or tribes
- "Al Amin"
- Hira cave
- Mecca rejects
- Night journey
- Muhammad returns to Mecca
- Destroying idols in ka'ba
Exam Review Sheet
Date of Exam: Monday, October 30, 2017
- The Geography of the Arabian Peninsula
- The Prophet Muhammad
- The Teachings of Islam
- Contributions of Muslims to World Civilizations
Chapters from Text: 7, 8, 9 & 10
Geography of Arabian Peninsula
- Know characteristics of the Four Major Climate Regions & adaptations people made to survive and flourish
- Know Terms from Story
The Prophet Muhammad
- Know Terms from story
- Be able to account for major events of Muhammad’s life, spreading of early Islam and call to prophet hood
The Teachings of Islam
- Know Chapter 9 terms from story
- Place of Worship, Compare Sunni/Shi’ite
- 3 Holy Books: Qu’ran=recitings, Sunnah=practices/ways, Hadith=sayings
- Know the Five Pillars by name and description
Contributions of Muslims to World Civilizations
- Name the contributions that Islamic civilization made in the following areas:
- Architecture, philosophy
- Science and technology
- Geography and navigation
- Bookmaking and literature
- Art, music & recreation
Extra Credit Questions will be about “The Crusades”
Test will be comprised of mainly multiple choice questions, with some fill in & short answer questions.
DUE FRIDAY 10/20/17
Story of Islamic Terms. Third and FINAL STORY!
Continue with the character you have been using for your past stories, or create a new one for this story that will use the following terms:
A story about the religion of Islam and what it means to be a Muslim. The terms to be used (ALL MUST BE USED, underlined AND IN THE CORRECT CONTEXT):
`Use Ch. 9 of your textbook as a resource
Also the timeline of Muhammad is due as well...
Homework and Classwork due Friday 10/6/17
- Read ‘Setting the Stage’ pages 72-73
- Read Chapter 7 The Geography of the Arabian Peninsula. Pages 75-81
- Re-create Map on page 75 with color and a key
- Re-create the CAMEL in class
- Make a definition list (neatly these begin your notes for the BIG exam on Islam) of the following terms from Ch. 7 in pen on lined sheet of paper.
- Create a one page story using the terms. Be creative!
- DUE FRIDAY
Chapter 7 terms to ID:
- Arabian Peninsula
WHY STUDY HISTORY?
What IS history?
- Here are some quotes from the past about history. Place a (+) in front of the quotes which are (in my opinion) positive, and a (-) in front of those which are (in my opinion) negative. Also, explain your choices with a brief summary in your words of what the quote is trying to say!
- The history of the world is none other than the progress of the consciousness of freedom.
- Anything but history, for history must be false.
William Somerville, 1675-1742
- History repeats itself.
- History hath triumphed over time, which besides it nothing but eternity hath triumphed over.
Sir Walter Raleigh, 1552-1618
- History is little else than a picture of human crimes and misfortunes.
- Peoples and governments never have learned anything from history, or acted on principles deduced from it.
- I have read somewhere or other.......that history is philosophy teaching by examples.
Henry St. John, 1678-1751
- A person without history or literature is a mechanic, a mere working mason; if he possesses some knowledge of these, he may venture to call himself an architect.
Sir Walter Scott, 1771-1832
- ‘Tis but the same rehearsal of the past
And History, with all her volumes vast,
Hath but one page.
Lord Byron, 1788-1824
- Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history. We of this Congress and this administration will be remembered in spite of ourselves.
Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1865
- "The supreme purpose of history is a better world"
- “History is the only laboratory we have in which to test the consequences of thought.”
Etienne Gilson 1884-1978
- If the will of every man were free, that is, if every man could act as he chose, the whole of history would be a tissue of disconnected accidents.
Leo Tolstoy 1828-1910
- The study of history is useful to the historian by teaching him his ignorance of women.
Henry Adams, 1838-1918
- No period of history has ever been great or ever can be, that does not act on some sort of high, idealistic motives, and idealism in our time has been shoved aside, and we are paying the penalty for it.
Alfred Whitehead, 1861-1947
- Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
Herbert Wells, 1866-1946
- The crazy combative patriotism that plainly threatens to destroy civilization is very largely begotten by the schoolmaster and the schoolmistress in their history lessons.
- "History is the self-consciousness of humanity"
- A country without a memory is a country of mad men.
- "A page of history is worth a volume of logic"
(Oliver Wendell Holmes).
C. Use the Internet or some other source. Then record below 3 or 4 modern quotes about history. Include the sources of my new quotes:
D. Below, write out 2-3 reasons why I should have to learn history. Be sure to include several ideas from the quotes on these pages, and my own ideas.
Homework for 9/25/17 due 9/26/17
Create a timeline formatted correctly that has 12 major events of your life plotted on or within.