Google Classroom Islam Bundle Activities History Unit Lessons: Empires of Islam

Google Classroom Islam Bundle Activities History Unit Lessons: Empires of Islam
Google Classroom Islam Bundle Activities History Unit Lessons: Empires of Islam
Google Classroom Islam Bundle Activities History Unit Lessons: Empires of Islam
Google Classroom Islam Bundle Activities History Unit Lessons: Empires of Islam
Google Classroom Islam Bundle Activities History Unit Lessons: Empires of Islam
Google Classroom Islam Bundle Activities History Unit Lessons: Empires of Islam
Google Classroom Islam Bundle Activities History Unit Lessons: Empires of Islam
Google Classroom Islam Bundle Activities History Unit Lessons: Empires of Islam
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This Empire of Islam bundle is completely Google Ready! All of the assignments have been created in Google Slides, Google Forms, Google Docs and Google Draw. That means it's not just Google 1:1 Compatible, but all student answer text boxes, quizzes, and documents are ready to be used in your Google Classroom. You will be provided with links to over 40 assignments, notes, activities and assessments that are easy to share in ANY internet-based class through Google Drive.

This Empire of Islam packet has rigor, versatility, and fun!

CONTENT– The content in the bundle is organized with the key "big idea" Common Core concepts for Social Studies in mind. The concepts covered are:

· Economy
· Government /Leadership
· Social Classes
· Geography
· Religion
· Achievements

Through teaching with key concepts as a filter, students will become familiar with the crucial attributes that have enabled civilizations to prosper. A foundation of key “big idea” concepts will guide students and class instruction with a platform to think critically and make comparisons as young social scientists.

This Empire of Islam bundle is divided into 4 parts:

I. RISE OF ISLAM AND THE ARABIAN PENINSULA NOTES, GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS AND CLOSE READINGS CONTENT INSTRUCTION-The content instructional materials are both student-centered and teacher driven depending on teacher preference:

1. Geography of the Arabian Peninsula Close Reading

2. Understanding Islam 2 page close reading with key vocabulary.

3. The Spread of Islam 2 page reading with key vocabulary.

4. Comparing Religions Fact Sheet: Islam, Christianity and Judaism with a Map of Religions of the World.

5. Introduction to Islam Google Slides Presentation

6. An Empire of Islam Introduction Investigation - Students analyze primary sources, look at maps and visuals to make predictions about their learning for the unit. It also comes with a summative reflection activity!

7. Daily Skill-Based Text Analysis Warm-Ups and Mini-Lessons – Student make inferences and predictions from text, choose the best evidence to support a claim, cite sources, paraphrase and learn to write strong commentary in these daily skill-based mini-lessons and practice slides.

II. RISE OF ISLAM AND THE ARABIAN PENINSULA ACTIVITIES, WORKSHEETS- Current, engaging and interactive activities that have students process information. This packet includes:

1. Understanding Islam Common Core Analysis Questions Worksheet and E-mail an Advice Columnists Activity

2. Where in the World Arabian Peninsula Map and Scavenger Hunt Activity

4. Postcard from the Arabian Peninsula Activity

5. Comparing Islam, Christianity and Judaism Key Vocabulary Matching Printable with answer key

6. Comparing Similarities and Differences Islam, Christianity and Judaism Analysis Chart with answer key

7. The Spread of Islam Common Core Analysis Activity and answer key and Instagram from the Caliph fun activity option

8. Vocabulary building definitions assignment and an In Other Words class game has been converted to a student interactive drag the word to the proper definition activity.

9.Achievements of the Empire Islam Close Reading& Google Ready Worksheet with Answer Key


1. Arabian Peninsula People Pass: A fun activity that will get your students moving and talking about key concepts!

2. Empires of Islam Standoff! Students pair and complete for answers.

3. A Brand New Digital Scrapbook Review for students to review the key concepts for the unit in a mini visual research project!

4. Key Concept Matching Activity with Storyboard and Examples


1. A Common Core Research Test- Students work individually or paired to answer questions and support their answers from the text. Comes with an answer key, answer document and two versions that are completely editable.

Please note that many of the readings and activities included in this bundle have been tweaked to fit a digital classroom environment. Hence, the product links in this description are provided to give the buyer a visual of the general content, but the activities are not always identical.


⚠️Keep in mind that all content is stored in Google Drive, so teachers will need a Google account in order to use this bundle.

This packet is not just a random selection of readings with unclear outcome expectations. Students will build a framework for future learning with concepts that will be repeated throughout their academic careers! Have a great unit!

Tony Pavlovich, Instructomania, The Arabian Peninsula, Muhammad, Islamic Expansion, Common Core Writing

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