The following link contains the Why Did Islam Spread So Quickly? DBQ (Document Based Question) Activity. Students will begin working on this activity during class on Thursday, September 5, with the final draft essays being due on Friday, September 13. During the activity, students will be asked to answer the question (Why did Islam spread so quickly?) in an argumentative essay by analyzing various documents. This project will assess student mastery of the Georgia Performance Standard SS7G7 (Element b.), SS7G8 (Elements b. – d.), and SS7H2 (Element c.), and will address the Common Core Reading (ELACC6-8RH1, ELACC6-8RH2, ELACC6-8RH4, and ELACC6-8RH7) and Writing (ELACC6-8WHST1 and Elements a. – e.).