North Wales Islamic Societies
Main Focus: To learn the beliefs and practices of
Islam in more detail.
Abilities: Students at this age are on the cusp of good self-control and
have a glimmer of understanding that can be detected in their heightened ability
to make logical connections and independent deductions.
to Avoid: Keep things varied often because the lecture format will not
Format: They prefer activities and stories. You can read lessons and
have them do activities from their books.
Islamic Studies Level 4
Teacher Resource 2
Introduction to Geography: Where in the
World do Muslims Live?
binder by Susan Douglass
My Little Book About Halal and Haram
The Holy Qur'an Part 30 in American English
Read by Yahiya Emerick
(CD or Cassette; coming in Sept. of 2005)
Short Surahs +
What Should We Say? By A. Kidwai
The Colors of Islam
Complete Lesson Plans For
About Islam" Now Available on-line!!!
At Teen, Ad Duha, Al 'Alaq,
Ash Sharh, Ayat 59:22-24.
1. The seven beliefs of the Eman ul Mufassil
will be discussed one at a time.
2. The laws of Allah are more
important than any laws people make.
3. Any laws people make that go
against the laws of Allah must not be followed.
4. Allah has forbidden some
foods because they are harmful to us.
5. Non-Muslims don't care what
they eat even though Allah sent Prophets to their ancestors telling them not to
eat pigs or blood or badly prepared food.
6. We eat Dhabiha
meat. Dhabiha means prepared Islamically.
7. Go over the rules for dhabiha. Emphasize that animals cannot be slaughtered
in front of each other, they must die painlessly and they can't be made to feel
scared. Muslims do not believe in cruelty to animals! Non-Muslims
slaughter cows, chickens and other animals in a cruel way.
1. Teach the boys how to say the Adhan and the Iqamah.
2. Teach both boys and girls that
they must repeat the words of the Adhan when they
hear it. Read the Hadith on this subject to them. Also, they should memorize
the Hadith Qudsi about Allah commenting on the
shepherd who makes Adhan and prays on a mountain top.
3. The procedure for performing the 'Eid prayer, Witr and Tarawih can be introduced.
will be learned.
Du'a, Phrases &
1. When we see something that
is nice we say, "Masha'llah."
"As Allah wills."
2. Learn all 7 Kalimas in Arabic and English.
3. "When entering the Masjid we say, "Allahumma aftahli abwaba rahmatika." "O Allah open for me the doors
of Your mercy." (Muslim)
Jannati Shahadatu an la ilaha illallah."
"The key to Jennah is to say that there is no
god but Allah." (Ahmad)
"Pray with the group." (Nasa'i)
'ilmi fareedatun 'ala kulli Muslimin wa Muslimat."
"Learning is a duty on every Muslim, male and female." (Ibn 'Adi)
7. "La dina
liman la ahda lahu." "Whoever doesn't keep their promise
has no deen." (Ibn
Akhlaq & Adab
1. When Maghrib time comes, we
say, "Amsaynaa wa amsal mulku lilahi
"We enter the night and so does the kingdom of Allah, the Lord of all the
2. When we break our fast at
the end of a day of fasting, we say, "Allahumma laka sawmtu, wa
'ala rizquka aftartu."
"O Allah I fasted for you and I break my fast with what You gave me."
3. Whenever we start to think
of doing a bad deed, drive the Shaytan away by
saying, "Owthzubullahimin ash Shaytanir Rajeem."
"Allah protect me from the rejected Shaytan."
1. Lessons can be drawn from
various sources. One good source is the IQRA textbooks entitled "Our
1. Students should be able to define
the following words based upon all the syllabus requirements enumerated thus
Halal, Haram, Tayammum, Witr, Tarawih.