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Arts of the Islamic World. A beautiful document.
Arts of the Islamic World. A beautiful document.

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Smithsonian
Freer Gallery of Art and  Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
 Arts of the
A TEACHER’S GUIDE
Islamic World
 
PROJECT DIRECTOR
Carson Herrington
FIRST WRITER
Krista A.Forsgren
SECOND WRITER
Elizabeth Benskin
CURRICULUM CONSULTANT
Susan Douglass
EDITOR
Jennifer Alt
ART DIRECTOR
Kate Lydon
DESIGNER
Richard Friend
ILLUSTRATOR
Arash Norouzi
MAP
Gene Thorpe
TEACHER CONSULTANTS
Patricia Bocock,
 Laurel High School,Laurel,Md.
Zoy Calomiris,
 Bethesda Elementary School,Bethesda,Md.
Patti Connell,
 Rachel Carson Elementary School,Gaithersburg,Md.
Susan Dennis,
 Anacostia Senior High School,Washington,D.C.
Cynthia Hicks,
 Ashlawn Elementary School,Arlington,Va.
Suzanne Owens,
Severna Park Elementary School,Annapolis,Md.
Special thanks go to curator Massumeh Farhad for her advice andassistance and to the members ofthe Teacher-Consultants Group,who supported their colleagues throughout the production of 
 Artsofthe Islamic World.
This publication was made possible in part by grants from the Gilbert and Jaylee Mead Family Foundation andthe MARPAT Foundation.©2002 Smithsonian InstitutionAll rights reserved
Smithsonian
Freer Gallery of Art and  Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Frontand back covers:
Detail,double-page in a Koran.Iran,Safavid period,dated 1598.Ink,opaque watercolor,and gold on paper;42.0 x 27.3 x 54.0cm.Freer Gallery of Art,Smithsonian Institution,purchase,
F
1932.65
Opposite:
The central plaque of a lustre
mihrab.
Iran,early 14th century.Glazed clay;66.0 x 57.0 cm.Freer Gallery of Art,Smithsonian Institution,giftof Charles Lang Freer,
F
1909.319
 
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5
Introduction
6
Overview of Islam
focus on
7The Kaba10The Five Pillars10The Call to Prayer11One Day of Ramadan12Islamic Calendar and Holy Days13Sunnism and Shi‘ism14Islam Today
20
 Artof the Book 
21
Calligraphy 
activity
22Write a Phrase in Arabic Script
23
objects and descriptionsfocus on
24Human Imagery
26
 Artof the Mosque
26
 Architecture and Objects of the Mosque
28
 Architectural Patronage
focus on
29Textiles:Science,Math,and Technology
30
objects and descriptions
34
 Artof the Portable Object 
34
Everyday Objects in Trade and Culture
focus on
35
The Silk Road
36
Judaism,Christianity,and Islam36Clothing,Dignity,and Authority37The Role of Women in Islam
38
objects and descriptions
43
Lesson Plans
44
vocabulary
48
lesson plan
1
elementary school level
Images,Words,and AncientKnowledge
54
lesson plan 2elementary school level
The Beauty of Light:Mosque Lamps of Islam
60
lesson plan 3elementary school level
Blessings ThatGleam:Designs and Messages in Islamic Metalwork
66
lesson plan 4all levels
The Artof Words
76
lesson plan 5high school level
Royal Couples and Islamic Culture
82
Resources
82
Books
83
Magazine
84
Films and Videos
88
Local Islamic Centers and Mosques
88
Embassies and Consulates
90
National Educational Resources
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