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Please, write the question. Also, please have planner out & on your
table.
1. What cheese is made backwards?
2.A man walks into a bar, what does he say?
3.What is so delicate that when you say its
name, it is broken
4.If you were running a race, and you passed
the person in 2nd place, what place would
you be in now?
Please, write the question. Also, please have planner out & on your
table.
1. What cheese is made backwards?
2.A man walks into a bar, what does he say?
3.What is so delicate that when you say its
name, it is broken
4.If you were running a race, and you passed
the person in 2nd place, what place would
you be in now?
How does the
diversity of
religions within
the Arabs,
Persians, and
Kurdish ethnic
groups affect the
Middle East?
Bell ringer
The Kurds
Geography /
Religion test
CNN Student
News
Ethnic Groups
• An ethnic group is a group of
people who share cultural
ideas and beliefs that have
been a part of their
community for generations.
• The characteristics
could included a
language, a religion, a
shared history, and a
set of traditional
stories, beliefs, or
celebrations.
Religious Groups
• A religious group
shares a share a belief
system, in a god or
gods, with a specific
set of rituals and
literature.
• People from
different ethnic groups
may share the same
religion; through they
may be from very
different cultures.
Kurds
• Ethnic group that is
found in the
mountainous areas
where Syria, Turkey,
Iran, and Iraq come
together.
• Hope to have a
nation of their own
some day
• Most are Sunni
Muslim, though
there is a small
minority who are
Shia Muslims.
Kurdish
• Speak their own language,
Kurdish, and have a separate
history, literature, music, and
set of traditions.
• Almost 1/5 of the population
of Turkey is Kurdish.
• Kurdish Muslims are usually
less strict about certain
Islamic practices.
• Persecuted by Sadam Husain
Arabs
• Arabs make up the majority
of the region known as the
Middle East, though there
are many differences
among them.
• Most Arabs practice the
religion of Islam and call
themselves Muslims.
Arab
• Arabs comprise
most of the
population of
Southwest Asia.
• Most Arabs
practice Islam
and speak Arabic.
• Small numbers of
Arabs practice
other religions.
• Those who call themselves Muslims are
further divided, as some call themselves Sunni
Muslims, while others are Shia Muslims.
• Some Arabs are Christians.
• Most Arabs, whether they are Muslim or
Christian, speak the Arabic language.
Persians
• Persians are those who live in the modern country of
Iran. The country of Persia became known as Iran after
World War I.
• The Persian people are descended from a different
group than those who are Arabs and Jews. Their
ancestors were Indo-Europeans from Central Europe
and Southern Russia.
• Persians, or Iranians, speak Farsi, a language that uses
the Arabic alphabet but is actually a different language.
• They practice Islam, but most belong to the Shia group
of Muslims.
Persian
• Persians make up about
half of Iran’s current
population.
• They have their own
language called Persian or
Farsi.
• Most Persians in Iran today
practice Shi’a Islam, but
some are Sunni and other
religions.
• Persian women have faced
many challenges as a result
of strict cultural and
religious practices.
Please, write the question. Use the political cartoons on the next
two slides to answer. Please have agenda on your table.
1. In the first cartoon, what do you think the
bird represents?
2.In the first cartoon, do you think the
cartoonist is pro or anti Kurds?
3.What does the second cartoon have in
common with the first cartoon?
4. Which other country is mentioned in the
second cartoon?
Please, write the question. Use the political cartoons on the next
two slides to answer. Please have agenda on your table.
1. In the first cartoon, what do you think the
bird represents?
2.In the first cartoon, do you think the
cartoonist is pro or anti Kurds?
3.What does the second cartoon have in
common with the first cartoon?
4. Which other country is mentioned in the
second cartoon?
Please fold your paper in half; number as you see below. We will take
a quick pretest on ethnic groups of Southwest Asia. It will not count
as a class grade.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5
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6.
7.
8.
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10.
How does the
diversity of
religions within
the Arabs,
Persians, and
Kurdish ethnic
groups affect the
Middle East?
Bell ringer (pretest)
Three Ethnic Groups
of Southwest Asia
8 review questions
for quiz on
Wednesday
CNN Student News
Persians
• Persians are those who live in
of Iran.Persia became known
as Iran after World War I.
• Ancestors were IndoEuropeans from Central
Europe and Southern Russia.
• Persians speak Farsi, a
language that uses the Arabic
alphabet but is actually a
different language.
• Practice Islam, but most
belong to the Shia group of
Muslims.
Persian
• Persians make up about
half of Iran’s current
population.
• They have their own
language called Persian or
Farsi.
• Most Persians in Iran today
practice Shi’a Islam, but
some are Sunni and other
religions.
• Persian women have faced
many challenges as a result
of strict cultural and
religious practices.
What religion
Are most
Persians?
Before World
War
One, how
did most
Kurds make
their
Living?
What is the
Religion of most
Of the Arabs
Of Southwest
Asia?
What modern
country
Is home to the
Persian ethnic
Group?
Which dictator once
Gassed his own people
Including the Kurds?
What is the
religion of most
of the Kurdish
Ethnic group?
Which ethnic
Group is most
Numerous in
Southwest Asia
What language do
Persians speak?
What religion
Are most
Persians?
Before World
War
One, how
did most
Kurds make
their
Living?
What is the
Religion of most
Of the Arabs
Of Southwest
Asia?
What modern
country
Is home to the
Persian ethnic
Group?
Which dictator once
Gassed his own people
Including the Kurds?
What is the
religion of most
of the Kurdish
Ethnic group?
Which ethnic
Group is most
Numerous in
Southwest Asia
What language do
Persians speak?
Arabs
• Arabs make up the majority
of the region known as the
Middle East, though there
are many differences
among them.
• Most Arabs practice the
religion of Islam and call
themselves Muslims.
Arab
• Arabs comprise
most of the
population of
Southwest Asia.
• Most Arabs
practice Islam
and speak Arabic.
• Small numbers of
Arabs practice
other religions.
• Those who call themselves Muslims are
further divided, as some call themselves Sunni
Muslims, while others are Shia Muslims.
• Some Arabs are Christians.
• Most Arabs, whether they are Muslim or
Christian, speak the Arabic language.
Kurds
• Ethnic group that is
found in the
mountainous areas
where Syria, Turkey,
Iran, and Iraq come
together.
• Hope to have a
nation of their own
some day
• Most are Sunni
Muslim, though
there is a small
minority who are
Shia Muslims.
Kurdish
• Speak their own language,
Kurdish, and have a separate
history, literature, music, and
set of traditions.
• Almost 1/5 of the population
of Turkey is Kurdish.
• Kurdish Muslims are usually
less strict about certain
Islamic practices.
• Persecuted by Sadam Husain
Please have planner on your table; Write the questions (5); Use passage
on next slide to answer.
1. What two things unified the Islamic
empire?
2.Where did mathematician al-Khwarizmi live?
3.What was Ibn Sina known for?
4.From where did Muslim scholars get the
concept of the decimal system?
5.According to the quote, what three things
did al-Khwarizmi accomplish?
During Europe’s [Middle Ages], the light of
Islam shown, unifying, stimulating the cultures
of many lands with the currents of trade and
the bond of a common language, Arabic. Ibn
Sina of Bukhara, known to the West as
Avicenna, wrote his Canon, which remained
Europe’s medical textbook for more than 500
years. Mathematician al-Khwarizmi of
Baghdad introduced ‘Arabic’ numerals and
decimal system from India and wrote the
standard on al-jabr – algebra.
- Thomas J. Abercrombie’s Great Religions of the
World, 1971
How did European
partitioning in
Southwest Asia
(Middle East) after
the breakup of the
Ottoman Empire lead
to regional conflict?
Bell ringer
Time Line – Ottoman
Empire
Quiz on Ethnic
Groups
HWK – Ottoman
Empire Handout
CNN Student News
Later, name
changes to
Constantinople to
honor Roman
emperor ------
Istanbul began
as a Greek port
called --------
--------- (Turkish
people not the chair
part) conqueror
Istanbul in the
1400’s
------ ----- (T)
in 20’s b/c first
president; he
created modern
nation of
Turkey
The Turks
rename city of
Constantinople,
---------.
Ottomans then
created great ----covering many
countries. It lasted
until …

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