History of Islam (Extra Unit Old MYP)

This unit investigates the causes and consequences of the spread of Islam. Students will explore the central role that Mohammed has played on the people of Arabia, Africa and Europe in terms of belief, trade, culture, learning and language. How the cities in Islamic kingdoms developed will also be studied.

Area of Interaction

Community and Service and Human Ingenuity - The spread of Islamic culture and technology.

Key Concept

Concept Question

How are the cultural concepts of unity and progression expressed through Islamic achievements?

Significant Concepts

  1. To have knowledge of how the nomads helped to communicate the Islamic religion.
  2. To have knowledge of how the religion developed.
  3. To have knowledge of the impact of the golden age of Muslim civilisation.