Weekend Learning Series: Islamic Studies Level 8
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 8 Table of Contents:
Divine Names Objective of the Qur'an Hadith: Collection and Classification Madhhab: A Brief Overview Hope, Hopefulness, Hopelessness Trial in Life: Everybody Will Experience It Friends - Friendship: Who is a Good Friend Friendship with Non-Muslims Dating: How Islam Looks at the Issue Duties Towards Parents Islam for Middle School Students The Battle of Badr The Battle of Uhud Banu Qaynuqa: Threat Within Madinah Banu Nadir: Treachery in Madinah The Battle of Khandaq Banu Qurayzah Surah Al-Ahzab on the Battle of Khandaq Hudaibiyah Treaty: A Clear Victory Mission to Tabuk: A Test of Steadfastness Farewell Pilgrimage Performance of Hajj Paradise and Hell Finality of Prophethood The Early History of Shi'ah Muslim Umayyad Dynasty Abbasid Dynasty Permitted and Prohibited Food