Weekend Learning Series: Islamic Studies Level 1



 Mansur Ahmad & Husain A. Nuri

The Islamic Studies books from WeekendLearning are based on a comprehensive 12-year curriculum. The curriculum contains broad aspect of Islam based on the Qur’an and authentic Hadith. The topics in the curriculum are laid out in a systematic manner to suit the teaching needs in a weekend Islamic school. Topics are selected based on age, grade and learning levels of each grade. Some topics are covered in multiple grades to add different perspective, details and additional emphasis. The teachers and director of the school will find continuity in the curriculum as it unfolds year to year. Teachers will know how much each student will learn year to year, and how much they will have learned at the end when they graduate out of the school. All Islamic Studies books from WeekendLearning have age and grade appropriate lessons. Even the length and depth of each lesson and sentences in the lessons are age and grade appropriate. The lessons are tailored for 50-60 minute classes. Students in all grades will love the simple and child-friendly language and sentences in the books. The language of the lessons and the treatment of the subjects are made from children’s perspective. Even English spelling of Arabic words is age appropriate. The books do not simply disseminate knowledge, but make it relevant to the students’ life and their world. The lessons do not use a lecturing tone, but engage the students in a respectful discussion. Level 1 Table of Contents:

Allah: Our Creator Islam Our Faith Prophet Muhammad (S) The Qur'an 5 Pillars of Islam Shahadah: The First Pillar Salah and wudu: The Second Pillar Fasting: The Third Pillar Zakah: The Fourth Pillar Hajj: The Fifth Pillar Saying Bismillah: Remembering Allah Angels: They Always Work for Allah Shaitan: Our Enemy Adam (A): The First Prophet Nuh (A): Saved From The Great Flood Ibrahim (A): Never Listen to Shaitan Musa (A): A Good Man Against a Bad King Isa (A): A Good Son of a Good Mother Makkah and Madinah: Two Great Places Good Manners Kindness and Sharing Allah Rewards Good Work Respect Forgiveness Love of Allah Eid: Two Festivals Thanking Allah