• Please go to Canvas to see all assignments, for the remainder of the school year.






    If you do not have the worksheet, you can e-mail me for it or outline the section you missed and pull out the key facts.  Additionally, you can answer the review questions at the end of each section.  By doing both of these actions, you will be caught up with the rest of the class.
     This is what we are working on this week:             


    For the next week, the following are some activities to help you with Enrichment and Continued learning of the Middle East Unit we are currently studying.  You might have seen some of the video's but the questions are new.  After watching the video's please try an fill in the comparison chart.  If you have any questions, please let me know, I am here for the next two weeks to help.

    Please take the following quiz, and return your results to my attention:  tcarley@cdschools.org, then take a look at the Enrichment video's and request:

    1. What are profits responsible for in the Jewish faith?

    A. Creating a deeper understanding of the life of Jesus

    B. Profits are only necessary in the Christian faith

    C. Remind Jews of their duties when they stray


    2. What city is important to the three major religions that we have discussed?

    A. Mecca

    B. Jerusalem

    C. Bagdad


    3. What is the major difference between Judaism and Christianity?

    A. Christians believe that Jesus is the Messiah, Jews do not

    B. Jews believe that Jesus is the Messiah, Christians do not

    C. There is no major difference! 


    4. When the Catholic Church split, what two groups formed?

    A. Roman Catholics and Pax Romana

    B. Orthodox and Pax Romana

    C. Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox


    5. How does the story of Islam start?

    A. Jesus- being born in a manger

    B. Moses- receiving the Ten Commandments

    C. Muhammad- The Angle Gabriel coming and speaking to him


    Weekly Essential Question: How has religious Fundamentalism contributed to conflict in the region?


    After the Quiz: 

    Step 1:  Watch the videos on terrorism

    Step 2:  Research any terrorist group that is currently relevant in the world today. (You can choose any group!)


    Enrichment questions that should be answered:

    1. What is the name of your terrorist group?
    2. Where in the world is the terrorist group located?
    3. Who are the followers of the organization?
    4. What is the main goal of the terrorist organization?
    5. Current leader
    6. What major attacks have they orchestrated over the years of their existence? 







    This week you will learn about events that changed America's reltionships with the Middle East, in the past 50 years.  Please take a look at the Iran Powerpoint and fill in its corresponding worksheet.  After you are done, please take a look at the Enrichment Video's I have posted below:

    Short Video to give you an overview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E-WgNf6mn2k

    Full Video to give you the WHOLE story: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cMDYFSjxrCQ&t=2246s


    Week of March 16, 2020


    < Crash Course # 11 "Judaism and Christianity"    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TG55ErfdaeY   

    < Crash Course # 13 "Islam"    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TpcbfxtdoI8


    The Crash Course videos and the following, will help you complete the comparisson chart:





    Where is the chart?  Well, you need to go to World Cultures Notes and it will be there.  Again, if you can't find anything or have a question please e-mail me.