Honors GLOBAL Notes

Daily Lesson Plan (Honors):

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  • 9/5:  Guns, Germs & Steel
    • Objectives:  Students will analyze why//how Europeans were able to colonize over 80% of the world's landmass (according to Jared Diamond's hypothesis)
  • 9/7:  Abrahamic Religions Jigsaw
    • Objectives:  Students will compare and contrast the main beliefs and ideas behind the three Abrahamic religions: Judaism, Christianity and Islam. 
  • 9/12: Islam 
  • 9/17:  Sunni & Shi'a
    • Objectives: Students will discover the fundamental differences between the Sunni and Shi'a sects of Islam through reviewing the history of the Caliphs and subsequent religious leaders.
  • 9/19: Saudi Arabia & Turkey
    • Objectives:  Students will profile different degrees of Islamic law and cultural practices present in governments through examination of the political systems of Saudi Arabia and Turkey.  Students will also define Sharia Law, understanding its origins and interpretations.
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