Weekend Learning Series: Islamic Studies Level 4



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 4 Table of Contents:

Rewards of Allah: Everybody Receives Them Discipline of Allah: Because He Loves Us Names of Allah Books of Allah Pre-Islamic Arabia: Age of Ignorance The Year of the Elephant Early Life of Muhammad (S) Life Before Prophethood Receipt of Prophethood Makkan Period: The Early Years of the Muslims Pledges of Aqabah: Invitation to Migrate Hijrat to Madinah: The Migration That Shaped History Madinan Period: Islam Prospers Victory of Makkah Abu Bakr (R): The First Khalifa 'Umar al-Khattab (R): The Second Khalifa 'Uthman ibn 'Affan (R): The Third Khalifa 'Ali Ibn Abu Talib (R): The Fourth Khalifa Compilers of Hadith Shaitan's Mode of Action Hud (A): Struggle to Guide the Misguided Salih (A): Struggle to Guide The Misguided Musa (A): His Life and Achievements Sulaiman (A): A King and A Servant of Allah Truthfulness: An Important Quality for Muslims Perseverance: Keep On Trying Day of Judgement: The Day Of Ultimate Justice 'Eid: Significance of the Festivities