This PowerPoint presentation has definitions, pictures, animations and multimedia aspects on The rise of Islam. It features primary source documents and activities for students to exercise their critical thinking skills and recall the information. Material covered: the founding of Islam, Muhammad, the Five Pillars of Islam, Terms & definitions such as Quran, Hajj, and Mosque.It also covers Jihad, Sharia law, Islamic women, Ramadan and the spread of Islam as well as the Ottoman Empire. .Finally, it is common core compatible with built in questioning and reasoning, and it even includes an art history dimension. This is a must have for a serious educator.