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Standard SS7G8

The student will describe cultures of the people who live in Southwest Asia (Middle East).

Explain the differences between an ethnic group and a religious group.


Explain the diversity of religions within Arabs, Persians, Jews, and Kurds.



MYP Unit Question:

How are the various cultural groups in the Middle East similar and different? (G8a, b)

Direction: Use the PowerPoint to get information about the different Ethnic Groups of the Middle East


Extended Learning Direction:

You have been assigned one of the four ethnic groups in the Middle East, you will use the ETHNIC GROUP POWERPOINT, in order to fill out the ETHNIC CUBE. You need to fill out the following for each cube; also you may use other resources in order to complete the ETHNIC CUBE.

  • Location

  • Family Life

  • Art and/or Music

  • Language

  • Religion

  • Other

REQUIREMENT: ADD A PICTURE FOR EACH INFORMATION ON YOUR CUBE.