Weekend Learning Series: Islamic Studies Level 7



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 7 Table of Contents:

Why Islam, What is Islam? The Qur'an: Its Qualitative Names Istighfar: Seeking Forgiveness and Protection Allah: Angry or Kind Islamic Greeting: Wishing Peace Adam (A): The Trial of the First Human Being 'Ad and Thamud: Consequences for Defying Allah Life of Ibrahim (A): Early Life and Mission Life of Ibrahim (A): Beginning of a New Generation Sacrifice of Ibrahim (A) Lut (A): Message for the Modern Societies Yusuf (A): Will To Overcome Temptation The Companions of the Cave Dhu al-Qarnain: The Journey of a King Abu Sufyan: His Life and Achievements Khalid Ibn Al-Walid: The "Sword of Allah" How To Achieve Success Character of the Prophets Marriages of Muhammad (S) Purification: Physical and Spiritual "Hygiene" Permitted and Prohibited Lailatul Qadr: The Night of Majesty Fasting in Ramadan: The Month of Endless Benefits My Family is Muslim Now Amr bil ma'ruf: Enjoin Good Deeds Guard Your Tongue: Think Before You Speak Lessons from Past Civilizations Scince in the Qur'an