Islamic Studies Weekly Objectives

Week 1: August 17th-August 2st (4th and 5th Grade)
- Getting to know each other (Games and Icebreakers)
- Explaining rules, procedures and expectations for this year
- Take the “Beginning of Year Diagnostics” tests

Week 2: August 24th – August 28th (4th grade A&B)
- Definition of Aqeedah, Tawheed, Shirk
- Introduction to 6 Pillars of Faith
- Understand 1st Pillar of Faith: belief in Allah
- Short evaluation quiz on lessons covered

Week 2: August 24th – August 28th (5th grade A&B)
- Definition of Aqeedah, Tawheed, Shirk
- Importance of Tawheed
- Shirk: It’s types and consequences
- Introduction to 6 Pillars of Faih
- Complete classwork revision sheet

Week 3: August 31st – September 4th (4th grade A&B)
- Understand 2nd Pillar of Faith: Belief in Angels
- Know names, tasks, characteristics of Angels
- Understand 3rd Pillar of Faith: Belief in Allah’s books

Week 3: August 31st – September 4th (5th grade A&B)
- Understand 1st Pillar of Faith: Belief in Allah
- Understand 2nd Pillar of Faith: Belief in Angels
- Know names, tasks, characteristics of Angels
- Difference between Allah’s creations: Humans, Angels and Jinn

Week 4: September 8th – September 11th (4th grade A&B)
- Understand the 3rd Pillar of Faith: Belief in the Books
- Know names of the Books and purpose of sending them
- Understand how Quran is different and special from all other Books
- Understand the 4th Pillar of Faith: Belief in the Prophets
- Discuss Aya [2:285] from Surat Al-Bakara
- Brief explanation of stories of a few Prophets

Week 4: September 8th – September 11th (5th grade A&B)
- Understand 3rd Pillar of Faith Belief in the Books
- Know names of the Books and purpose of sending them
- Understand how Quran is different and special from all Books
- Understand the 4th Pillar of Faith: Belief in the Prophets
- Brief explanation of stories of a few Prophets
- Complete study guide
- Islamic Studies Quiz: 3rd & 4th Pillar of Iman + Shirk

Week 5: September 14th – September 18th (4th grade A&B)
- Understand 5th Pillar of Faith: Belief in the Day of Judgment
- Memorize synonym list for “Day of Judgment” in English and Arabic
- Phases of the “Day of Judgment”
-Introduction to 6th Pillar of Faith: Belief in Qadr (Predestination)

Week 5: September 14th – September 18th (5th grade A&B)
- Understand 5th Pillar of Faith: Belief in the Day of Judgment
- Memorize synonym list for “Day of Judgment” in English and Arabic
- Phases of the “Day of Judgment”
- Brief explanation of the characteristics of Paradise and Hell-fire

Week 6: September 28th – October 2nd (4th grade A&B)
- Understand 6th Pillar of Faith: Belief in Qadr (Predestination)
- Introduction to the “Islamic Calender”
- Know number and names of the Hijri year
- Introduction to Hajj the 5th Pillar of Islam
- Solve Pre-Test revision sheet in class
- Islamic Studies Test: 6 Pillars of Faith (Sep 26th)

Week 6: September 28th – October 2nd (5th grade A&B)
- Understand 6th Pillar of Faith: Belief in Qadr (Predestination)
- Make “Concept Map” on the 6 Pillars of Faith as revision
- Introduction to the “Islamic Calender”
- Know number and names of the Hijri year
- Introduction to Hajj the 5th Pillar of Islam
- Islamic Studies Test: 6 Pillars of Faith (Sep 26th)

Week 7: October 4th – October 10th (4th grade A&B)
- Correction of the Islamic Studies Test
- Discuss story of Hajar and Ismail
- Importance and conditions to perform Hajj
- Step-by-Step process to perform Hajj
- Hajj Fair
- Eid Al-Adha Party

Week 7: October 4th – October 10th (5th A&B)
- Correction of the Islamic Studies Test
- Classroom activity on the 6 Pillars of Iman
- Introduction to Hajj: The 5th Pillar of Islam
- Importance and conditions to perform Hajj
- Step-by-Step process to perform Hajj
- Hajj Fair

Week 8: October 12th – October 16th (4th grade A&B)
- Introduction to the Seerah of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)
- Importance of studying the Seerah of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)
- Prophet Muhammad’s early life
- Create “Seerah Timeline” of the important events in the Prophet’s life

Week 8: October 12th – October 16th (5th grade A&B)
- Introduction to the Seerah of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)
- Importance of studying the Seerah of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)
- Religious status of the world before Islam
- Reasons why Prophet Muhammad was sent to the Arabian nation

Week 9: October 13th – October 17th (4th grade A&B)
- Prophet Muhammad’s early manhood
- Marriage to Khadijah and Re-building the Ka’abah
- Beginning of Revelations & Challenges faced
- Conversion of Omar Ibnul Khattab & Hamza to Islam
- Continue “Seerah Timeline” activity

Week 9: October 13th – October 17th (5th grade A&B)
- Prophet Muhammad’s early childhood and manhood
- Marriage to Khadijah and Rebuilding of the Ka’abah
- Beginning of the Revelation
- Brief overview on Surat Al-Alaq, Surat Al-Muddather, and Surat Al-Muzzammil

Week 11: October 27th – October 31st (4th grade A&B)
- Story of conversion of Omar and Hamza to Islam
- Quraysh boycotts the Muslims
- Muslim Heritage: Inventions of the Past & contribution to the Modern World
- Muslim Heritage Project: Divide into groups and choose topics

Week 11: October 27th – October 31st (5th grade A&B)
- Story of conversion of Omar and Hamza to Islam
- The Hijrah of the Prophet & story of Suraqah
- Muslim Heritage: Islamic contributions in Europe
- Muslim Heritage Project: Divide into groups and choose topics

Week 12: November 3rd – November 7th (4th grade A&B)
- Muslim Heritage: Research information
- Muslim Heritage: Work on project (video)

Week 12: November 3rd – November 7th (5th grade A&B)
- Muslim Heritage: Research information
- Muslim Heritage: Work on project (video)

Week 13: November 10th – November 14th (4th grade A&B)
- Muslim Heritage: Work on project (Record videos + Voice overs)

Week 13: November 10th – November 14th (5th grade A&B)
- Muslim Heritage: Work on project (Record videos + Voice overs)

Week 14: November 17th – November 21st (4th grade A&B)
- Muslim Heritage: Work on project (Record videos + Voice overs)
- Muslim Heritage: Practice Presentations
- Revision of what was covered from “Seerah of the Prophet (PBUH)”

Week 14: November 17th – November 21st (5th grade A&B)
- Muslim Heritage: Work on project (Record videos + Voice overs)
- Muslim Heritage: Practice Presentations
- Revision of what was covered from “Seerah of the Prophet (PBUH)”

Week 15: November 24th – November 26th (4th grade A&B)
- Muslim Heritage: Practice Presentations
- Revision of what was covered from “Seerah of the Prophet (PBUH)”
- Prophet Muhammad’s ascension to the heavens (Isra’a & M’iraj)

Week 15: November 24th – November 26th (5th grade A&B)
- Muslim Heritage: Practice Presentations
- Revision of what was covered from “Seerah of the Prophet (PBUH)”

Week 16: December 1st – December 5th (4th grade A&B)
- Muslim Heritage: Presentation Day!
- Prophet Muhammad’s ascension to the heavens (Isra’a & M’iraj) continued
- Islamic studies Quiz

Week 16: December 1st – December 5th (5th grade A&B)
- Muslim Heritage: Presentation Day!
- Prophet Muhammad’s ascension to the heavens (Isra’a & M’iraj) continued
- Lessons learned from Isra’a & Mi’raj journey
- Islamic studies Quiz

Week 17: December 8th – December 12th (4th grade A&B)
- Lessons learned from Isra’a & Miraj journey continued
- Revision of story of Migration of Prophet (PBUH) to Madina
- The battle of Badir: Reasons & stories learned

Week 17: December 8th – December 12th (5th grade A&B)
- Lessons learned from Isra’a & Miraj journey continued
- Revision of story of Migration of Prophet (PBUH) to Madina
- The new beginning in Madina: Establishing the Masjed
- The Battle of Badir: Quick revision

Week 19: January 5th – January 9th (4th grade A&B)
- Definition of Tahara & Najasah
- Importance of Tahara for Muslims & how to achieve it
- Types of Najasah (Impurities)
- Conditions and steps to perform Wuduu (Ablution)

Week 19: January 5th – January 9th (5th grade A&B)
- Story of Salman Al-Farisi
- Battle of Al-Khandaq (Trench)
- The Treaty of Hudaybiyah

Week 20: January 12th – January 16th (4th grade A&B)
- The Conditions of Wuduu
- Acts of worship that require Wuduu
- Tayammum: How to perform it
- Islamic Studies Quiz!

Week 20: January 12th – January 16th (5th grade A&B)
- The conquest of Makkah
- The Prophet Muhammad’s Final Speech
- Recap on the Seerah & general lessons learned
- Islamic Studies Quiz!

Week 21: January 19 – January 23 (4th grade A&B)
-Salah: 2nd Pillar of Islam
-Pre-requisites of Salah
-Conditions & obligatory acts of Salah
-Acts that nullify Salah

Week 21: January 19 – January 23 (5th grade A&B)
- Taharah/Najasah/Wuduu
- Types of water for purification
- Najasah & it’s types (Hadth, Khabath)
- Virtues & pre-requisites of Wuduu

Week 24: February 9 – February 13 (4th grade A&B)
- Pillars of Salah (Arkan al Salah)
- Introduction to praying in congregation (Jama’ah)
- What is sutra?
- Islamic Studies Quiz: Salah the 2nd Pillar of Islam

Week 24: February 9 – February 13 (5th grade A&B)
- The definition of Makrooh
- Makrooh acts during Salah
- Conditions of Salah
- Islamic Studies Quiz: Salah the 2nd Pillar of Islam

Week 25: February 16 – February 20 (4th grade A&B)
- The Dua’a after hearing the Adhan
- The Story of first Adhan & lessons learned
- Sunnah Salah: Rawatib, Dhuha, Witr

Week 25: February 16 – February 20 (5th grade)
- Components of Salah (Arkan)
- Sajdat Al-Sahw
- Sunnah Salah: Rawatib, Dhuha, Witr

Week 26: February 23 – February 27 (4th grade A&B)
- The Dua’a after hearing the Adhan recitation
- The Story of first Adhan & lessons learned
- Sunnah Salah: Rawatib, Dhuha, Witr
- Islamic Studies Quiz

Week 26: February 23 – February 27 (5th grade A&B)
- Sajdat Al-Sahw
- Sunnah Salah: Rawatib, Dhuha, Witr
- Islamic Studies Quiz

Week 28: March 9 – March 13 (4th grade A&B)
- Practice Salah Al-Dhuha
- Nawafil Salah: Salah Al-Tawbah, Salah Al-Taraweeh
- Salah Al-Jama’ah (Congregational Prayer)

Week 28: March 16 – March 20 (5th grade A&B)
- Nawafil Salah: Salah Al-Tawbah, Salah Al-Taraweeh
- Salah Al-Jama’ah (Congregational Prayer)
- Rules of Masjed
- Jeopardy Game!

Week 29: March 16 – March 20 (4th grade A&B)
- Sujood As-Sahw: When & how to perform it
- Health: Sunnah of the Prophet (PBUH) in regards to eating and drinking

Week 29: March 16 – March 20 (5th grade A&B)
- Sujood As-Sahw: When & how to perform it
- Health: Sunnah of the Prophet (PBUH) in regards to eating and drinking

Week 30: March 30 – April 3 (4th grade A&B)
- Story of the Prophets: Yusuf
- Patience and its types
- Lessons learned from the story of Yusuf
- Fun Friday: Revision game

Week 30: March 30 – April 3 (5th grade A&B)
- Story of the Prophets: Yusuf
- Patience and its types
- Lessons learned from the story of Yusuf
- Fun Friday: Revision game

Week 31: April 13th – April 17th (4th grade)
- Story of Prophet Musa (Part 1 Musa vs. Pharoh)
- Lessons learned from story
- Fun Friday: Revision game

Week 31: April 13th – April 17th (5th grade)
- Story of Prophet Musa (Part 1 Musa vs. Pharoh)
- Lessons learned from story
- Fun Friday: Revision game

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