2012 Religions of the Middle East Lesson Date your papers: Monday, October 15, 2012 Tuesday, October 16, 2012 Wednesday, October 17, 2012---Periods 5 and 6 only due to Keystone Exams in morning Thursday, October 18, 2012 Friday, October 19, 2012 Monday, October 22, 2012 Tuesday, October 23, 2012---Test Day on Middle East Geography and Religions
Monday, October 15, 2012 • Quiet Question: Type Two Prompt--- Read the following excerpt, examine the three corresponding visuals, and use your prior knowledge of Middle East Geography to write in response to the Reflection Questions. • Reflection Questions: • What characteristics of the Middle East region make it so vital to the rest of world? Be sure to provide evidence to support this answer…examples, statistics, etc… • How has the Middle East region used its abundance of oil as an uniting force and as an economic tool? Be sure to provide evidence to support this answer…examples, statistics, etc… • What do you think will happen to the Middle East region when all of its natural resources are consumed in the next century or so? Why do you think that?
Monday, October 15, 2012 • Class: Have students share responses. After discussing the importance of oil in the Middle East, introduce another reason for why the Middle East is so importance---its religious significance. • Play the three minute film clip from United Streaming----Jerusalem and Three Faiths. • Class: Ms. Barben is going to begin her Three Faiths Overview Powerpoint, and you will take notes on the three faiths in the provided graphic organizer.
Monday, October 15, 2012 • Homework: Read and Talk to the Text on the Supplemental Reading “Introduction to the Abrahamic Faiths.” • You must download and print this up from Ms. Barben’s Teacher Page. • Follow the step by step directions as outlined in the grading criteria below. • 2012 “Introduction to the Abrahamic Faiths” Supplemental Reading Homework Grade Sheet: • 1.__________It was turned in on time. For each day late, it is 10% off the value. • 2.__________The student highlighted or underlined the key facts and points appropriately. • Key arguments and historical facts were highlighted or underlined. • The student did not just highlight what he responded to when he Talked to the Text. • No more than 20% of the content was highlighted or underlined. • Worth 15 Points. • 3.__________There was a minimum of THREE well-developed responses per page. • The responses explained why, explored your thoughts, and were not just a few words. • Worth 25 Points. • 5.___________The student used at least FIVE types of responses listed below. Notice Summarizing or Paraphrasing is not an option. Worth 15 Points. • This means that you write in the margins: • Confusing • Interesting • Surprising • Important • Connections to current events, classroom learning, movies, tv shows, literature, personal life, etc… • Mark anything that is unfamiliar and keep going. • Make predictions • Formulate opinions • Ask questions • Analyze the author's craft • Write reflections/reactions/comments • Look for patterns/repetitions • Reflecting on content or the reading process • There are not a lot of grades left for the first marking period!
Monday, October 15, 2012 • Chunking of Reading: Write in your assignment book! • Night One: Read and Talk to the Text Pages 1-3 and Stop at “The Monotheistic Concept of God and the Afterlife.” • Night Two: Read and Talk to the Text Pages 3-5---Finish
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 • Class: Ms. Barben is going to finish her Three Religions Overview Powerpoint, and you should be adding to your graphic organizer notes. • Groups: You will be broken up into groups of four or five depending on the class size and assigned one of the three faiths to research more and create a Historical Caricature on for the class to learn from • Judaism • Christianity • Islam • Homework: Finish your reading and Talking to the Text. It will be collected the next class period.
Groups: Split Resources First Between Group Members To Read And Take Notes On • A) Pink photocopied supplemental reading---2 per group • B)Textbook pages and United Streaming Film Clips • C)Powerpoints • Groups: Then Splits Historical Caricature Parts Between Group Members To Draw/Print Up And Write Sentences For • A)Must have a minimum of 12 items on poster • B)Seven on person • C)Five in background
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 • Class: Ms. Barben is going to collect your Talking to the Text. • Groups: You will be broken up into groups and assigned one of the three religions of the Middle East to do additional research on and to create a Historical Caricature on. • Textbook Pages: • Judaism: pages 49-51, 169, and 226-227 • Christianity: pages 170-176, 218-219, 412-423 “Protestant Reformation and Catholicism”, and 427-Flowchart • Islam: pages 188-191, 224-225, and 192-209 • Ms. Barben’s Teacher Page: • Judaism Powerpoint • Christianity Powerpoint • Islam Powerpoint • United Streaming Film Clips Uploaded for Each Religion • Supplemental pdfs for each faith
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 • 2012 Middle East Religions Historical Caricature Grade Sheet Due on: • A)_________________ The caricature was a detailed drawing of a central historical figure. • On the person were objects and details that realistically could be on him and represent key beliefs, characteristics, and events. • Must have a MINIMUM of SEVEN historical aspects addressed on the figure • You CANNOT REPEAT CONCEPTS OR INFORMATION! If you do, it will not be counted. • Each historical aspect is worth 6 Points for a total of 42 Points. • Suggestions • Enlarge the face of your actual historical figure from Ms. Barben’sPowerpoint or the Internet ---for example use the face of Abraham for Judaism, the face of Jesus for Christianity, and the face of Mohammed for Islam, to use as your head to have an accurate visual • Thought Bubbles for important beliefs, prayers, a saying, etc… for the religion • Speaking Bubbles for famous quotes or beliefs for the religion • T-Shirt Design and Slogan for important beliefs and/or practices of the religion • Items in each hand for important beliefs and impact on the religion---for example the different holy texts/books in each hand • Items under each foot for things they were against/forbidden to do under the religion • Wearing something on the head relating to important belief or practice of the religion • USE HISTORICAL IMAGES WHENEVER YOU CAN TO BE ACCURATE AND SAVE TIME • DO IN COLOR
For Islam and Mohammed • Since it is forbidden in Islam to represent Mohammed in artistic form, to be respectful, here are some options for the face: • Write out Allah or Mohammed in the Arab script. • Insert the symbols of Islam, the star and crescent moon. • Print out an image of a Arabic art with the mosaics and script. • Print out an image of a mosque or the Kaaba. • Use one of these for the face!
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 • B)______________ In the background, there are additional supplementary images that are realistically and historically appropriate and represent additional key beliefs, characteristics, and events. • Must have a Minimum of FIVE historical aspects addressed in the background • You CANNOT REPEAT CONCEPTS OR INFORMATION! If you do, it will not be counted. • Each historical aspect is worth 6 Points for a total of 30 Points. • Suggestions: • Buildings relating to the religion like place of worship and unique architectural features to the faith • Other historical figures they influenced, contradicted, or agreed with religion • Places and events related to the religion---holy cities they make pilgrimages to or played a key part of the religion’s history • Practices of the religion • Above the figure address the religion’s view of heaven and salvation • Below the figure address the religion’s view of afterlife and/or hell • Places around the world that this religion is a large majority of the population • Different religion sects • These should not be random or in collage style. • USE HISTORICAL IMAGES WHENEVER YOU CAN TO BE ACCURATE AND SAVE TIME • DO IN COLOR
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 • C)_____________ At the bottom of the caricature, there is a detailed key explaining the symbolism. • Each key description is a minimum of THREE WELL-DEVELOPED SENTENCES that contains the 5 Ws, How, Causes/Effects, and other Historical Aspects. • A well-developed sentences should either define, explain, provide examples, or analyze. • DO NOT WRITE SHORT OR BRIEF SENTENCES. • DO NOT WRITE VAGUE OR GENERAL STATEMENTS. • DO NOT JUST KEEP REPEATING OR REWORDING THE HISTORICAL INFORMATION. If you do, it will not be counted. • DO NOT WRITE IN PARAGRAPH FORMAT! It makes it too hard to read and take notes from. • WRITE IN BULLET FORMAT. • This should be numbered and the numbers should match the images on the poster. • Each is worth 6 Points for a Total of 72 Points. • You need to include specific information/facts like: • Founder of the faith and prophets of the religion? • Key historical events in the development of the religion? • What are the main religious beliefs and why? • What are the main religious practices and why? • Where do they worship? Unique characteristics of their place of worship and why? • Cities or places of religious significance and why? • What are the divisions within the religion? Why? • Effects---short term and long term? • Use the proper historical/religious terms. • This should be TYPED and in Calibri Bold Size 14 Font. • It should be attached to the bottom of your poster to hang front-wise for students to read and look at the art part at the same time.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 • d)__________It was done neatly, in an organized manner, labeled with the title of the religion, and the key was spell-checked and grammar-checked. Worth 6 Points • Total: /150 Points • ***This will be one of the last big grades for the marking period!*** • Work and Homework Days: • Wednesday, October 17, 2012---Periods 5 and 6 only due to Keystone Exams • Thursday, October 18, 2012 • Friday, October 19, 2012 • Learning Station Day to Visit Each and Add to Notes: • Monday, October 22, 2012
Wednesday: Periods 5 and 6 • Read your assigned resources and take notes in the graphic organizer. • If you run out of space, go onto a piece of paper. • Print up images that could be used for the Historical Caricature. • Come up with an outline of your ideas.
Thursday: Periods 1, 3, and 4 • Read your assigned resources and take notes in the graphic organizer. • If you run out of space, go onto paper. • Homework: Print up images that can be used for the Historical Caricature. • Make a list of all your ideas for the Historical Caricature.
Thursday: Periods 5 and 6 • In your groups, sketch out a rough draft of your Historical Caricature. • Then divide up the requirements in parts. • Whomever does an art part, he or she must also do the writing part for that visual piece. • Homework: Finish your parts of the Historical Caricature…art and writing parts • Be prepared tomorrow to assemble and edit.
Friday: Periods 1, 3, and 4 • In your groups, sketch out a rough draft of your Historical Caricature. • Then divide up the requirements in parts. • Whomever does an art part, he or she must also do the writing part for that visual piece. • Homework: Finish your parts of the Historical Caricature…art and writing parts • YOU MUST ASSEMBLE THE PROJECT OVER THE WEEKEND! NO CLASS TIME ON MONDAY FOR THIS!
Friday: Periods 5 and 6 • Put together your Historical Caricature. • Edit your art and written parts with the grade sheet. • Make any last corrections or additions. • If your group does not finish it by the end of class, you must finish it and assembling all of it over the weekend. • THERE WILL BE NO CLASS TIME ON MONDAY TO DO THIS! • MUST BE DONE OVER THE WEEKEND!
Monday: All Periods • Grade sheets and group responsibilities sheets should be filled out and attached to the back of the posters. • The posters will be hung up in the room with the magnets. • You will go around to the Historical Caricatures and to the Religions Bulletin Board in the hallway and fill in your graphic organizer. • Homework: • Finish answering your study guide questions for the Geography and Religions Lesson to use on the test tomorrow. • You can also earn bonus points for doing this as well.