Top 10 things your KS2 pupils need to know, and remember, about Early Islamic civilization 1. 1000 years of extraordinary…Read More
For many schools this is new topic and one to be taught with particular sensitivity in the 21st century. Try…Read More
Early Islamic civilization – KQ1 – Why should we study the early Islamic civilizations in school today? SMART TASK
One of the misfortunes of a long history of stereotyping and conflict between Islam and the West is that it…Read More
Early Islamic civilization – KQ2 – How was the Islamic civilization able to spread so far, so quickly
In this demanding but important overview session pupils have to work out from clues the key reasons for Islam’s growth…Read More
Early Islamic civilization – KQ3 – What can we learn about early Islamic civilization from the way they set up the capital at Baghdad?
Pupils are first asked to design a picture showing what Baghdad would have looked like 1,000 years ago. It is…Read More
In its Golden Age, ten times more people lived in Baghdad than in London. So what was so special about…Read More
Early Islamic civilization – KQ5 – Just how amazing was daily life for rich people in Islamic cities such as Baghdad and Cordoba?
Pupils in role as rich Saxon visitors to 10C Islamic cities, have to capture the essence of these amazingly sophisticated…
If you are teaching Islamic civilization at KS2 you might like to watch a short podcast which looks at the start…Read More
Early Islamic civilization – KQ6 – Which of the early Islamic achievements has most effect on our lives today?
Key Question 6 consists of 2 Smart Tasks. Following a brief overview of the impact of early Islamic achievements on…Read More