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Sept. 09, 2018

WEEKLY UPDATE 1

from:Dheen, Hashna

to:Islamic Studies 2

AA, We had a great first day Alhamdulillah. Today in class we covered,  

Lesson: UNIT A chapter 1 I Obey Allah
HOMEWORK :Pg 7,8 (in thr workbook)

The lesson talks about the story of Adam and how Allah (swt) is all forgiving. We talked a little bit about wudu before salah. We will be revisiting wudu next week again IA

May 04, 2018

WEEKLY UPDATE

from:Dheen, Hashna

to:Islamic Studies 2

AA, kids had their final exams. 

Last day of sunday school is May 6th. We will have a fun day preparing for our assembly performance Insha Allah

Thank you to all the parents for their help during this school year. 

April 26, 2018

WEEKLY UPDATE

from:Dheen, Hashna

to:Islamic Studies 2

This is the study guide for the final on 4/29

Study Guide for FINAL EXAM
ISLAMIC STUDIES 2
1. In the chapter on Obedience we read about what it means to obey others. Obedience means to follow the teaching or orders of someone. First we obey (Allah (stw)) Second, we obey our (parents)
2. In the chapter about Respect we got to know why it is important to treat someone with honor. After Allah (swt)’s name we say – (subhan – wa – Ta- ala ) After our last prophet’s name we add (Sallahi Aliahi Wa Sallam)
3. The chapter on Kindness introduced us to the Surah in the Quran which is known as Acts of Kindness – this surah is (Al-Maun)
4. In the chapter foods that we may eat, we learnt that before we eat any food we must say, (Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim)
5.  Allah (swt) allows us to eat all good food, these are (Halal) foods. The food that Allah (swt) does not want us to eat is called ( Haram)


Draw lines to match the names of the angels with their jobs
JIBRIL                                               Punishment In Hell
ISRAFIL                                            Brought the Quran
MIKAL                                              Blows the trumpet
MALIK                                              Brings rewards
 

The kids also recieved a salah packet, this will be completed on 4/29 in class. If you didnt get one last sunday I have extra and everyone will get one on 4/29 IA

I will use the class on May 6th to prepare for our assembly Insha Allah

 

April 15, 2018

WEEKLY UPDATE FOR 4/15

from:Dheen, Hashna

to:Islamic Studies 2

AA, today we covered the lesson on Responsibilty. HW is pages 122, 123. Next week the kids will get a study guide for the final exam. The final is on 4/29 Insha Allah They can start preparing for the final this week at home, by looking through previous homework pages. The lessons on the test cover pages 97 through 128. 

For their Salah evaluation, I will give them a packet next sunday that they can work on in class as well as at home. This should be completed by the day of the exam and points will be marked on the packet on 4/29

Level 2 will be having a presentation on May 6th during assembly. I have to talk to Quran teacher to work on that. We will start preparing next week Insha Allah. 

Let me know if you have any questions. 

April 08, 2018

WEEKLY UPDATE for 4/8/18

from:Dheen, Hashna

to:Islamic Studies 2

Todays lesson was on Respect, the homework pages are 117, 118. The kids also need to keep their paper on benefits of salah with them in their backpacks. Many kids either had lost the paper or left the paper in their car. 

March 29, 2018

WEEKLY UPDATE - for 3/25

from:Dheen, Hashna

to:Islamic Studies 2

Today Hafeez Dheen was the substitute and he covered the lesson on Kindness. I am not requiring the kids to do homework for this lesson as its spring break and they should enjoy their time off :)

Kids also did the lesson on salah. The lesson was reviewing the benefits of salah. They should all have recieved a handout of a list of benefits of salah. We will continue to revist this list and make sure kids understand all the benefts. This list is from page 43 in the salah book, but many kids do not have this book. Which is why we made copies. Please make sure the kids keep this list in their folder and bring it to school every sunday. 

Have a safe and enjoyable spring break Insha Allah

March 21, 2018

WEEKLY UPDATE FOR 3/18

from:Dheen, Hashna

to:Islamic Studies 2

We had our lesson on Truthfulness. Pages 107, 108 is homework. For salah we talked about benefits of salah. 

March 11, 2018

WEEKLY UPDATE 3/11

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to:Islamic Studies 2

Today we talked about food that we may eat. The homework pages are 102, 103. We had freindly conversations and wonderful comments on the subject of Halal and Haram food. Masha Allah such a sweet, fun group of kiddos with great thinking skills. Thank you to you the parents for allowing the kids to help navigate the class with great input :)

For our salah lesson we did page 35 in the salah book. The lesson was on salah in congregration. A new word for the kids so at home please talk about how we do salah in congregration and what they understood from the lesson. 

ALL the kids got a small prize for doing well on their posters and tests :)

March 04, 2018

ISLAMIC STUDIES - update 3/4/18

from:Dheen, Hashna

to:Islamic Studies 2

AA, today we covered lesson on Angels. The homework pages are 97, 98

We had great conversations about what kids knew about Angels and also what questions they had on the topic of Angels

For Salah, we revisted the steps of wudu. 

The kids also got their tests back. You will find it in their folders IA

Feb. 28, 2018

WEEKLY UPDATE - for 2/25

from:Dheen, Hashna

to:Islamic Studies 2

AA parents, 

Today was test day. Insha Allah I will return the results next week. There are still some kids who did not know Thana. Please work with them at home.  There is no homework for this week. 

Feb. 18, 2018

WEEKLY UPDATE

from:Dheen, Hashna

to:Islamic Studies 2

Today the sub Sister Azra revised the lessons that will be on the test Insha allah on 2/25

All the kids should have recieved a study guide. If you do not have a study guide, I have attached the word document here. 

For salah, I will test them to see who memorized the "thana" and they will be credited. So please practice at home. 

Prophets Study Guide-2/18/18
ISLAMIC STUDIES LEVEL 2 TEST DATE 2/25/18

Ibrahim (A)
1. Names of the two sons of Ibrahim (A)
2. What does the word Qiblah mean ?
3. Who rebuilt the Ka’bah?

Yaqub(A) and Yusuf (A)
1. Why did the other brothers not like Yusuf (A)?
2. What happened to Yusuf (A) after he was rescued?


Musa (A) and Harun (A)
1. What did the mother do to protect baby Musa (A)?
2. Who found the baby Musa(A)?
3. How did Musa(A) show the Pharaoh (king) a sign from Allah (swt)?


Yunus (A)
1. What did Yunus(A) do when the people did not listen him?
2. How did the sailors pick a name?
3. What did Allah (swt) send to save Yunus (A)?
4. Where was Yunus(A) when he prayed to Allah(swt) for forgiveness?
5. How did Allah (swt) help Yunus (A) AGAIN for a second time?


 

Feb. 16, 2018

WEEKLY UPDATE for 2/11

from:Dheen, Hashna

to:Islamic Studies 2

AA, on th 11th kids did lesson on Yunus (A) the homework is pages 87, 88

We had three students do presentation. If your son or daughter has not turned in a poster, please do so by february 25th. 

On the 18th Insha Allah we will have sister Azra Tabasum teach the class, She will pass out the study guide for the test on february 25th Insha Allah. This test will cover lessons on Ibrahim(A) Yaqub (A) Yusuf (A) Musa (A) Harun (A) and Yunus (A).

The class on the 18th will be a review day for all the lessons mentioned above. On the 25th Insha Allah kids will take the written test and also finish up with poster presentations. 

Feb. 04, 2018

weekly update

from:Dheen, Hashna

to:Islamic Studies 2

AA, Today we covered lesson on Musa (A) and Harun (A) and homework is pages 87, 88

For salah we are still working on Thana, in our salah book it is on page 25 and also I gave the kids a handout that should be in their folders. please practice at home, I will require the kids to know this for their test on Feb 25th Insha Allah

There are some kids who did not turn in a project. Every student needs to turn in a poster project about one of the five pillars of Islam. If your kiddo has not turned in a poster project please do so by Feb 25th, This is the last day to earn credit. I will not have another project this year, this project on the five pillars will be the only poster project for my class. We did however have a couple students do their presentations and we will continue these presentations until the 25th Insha Allah

I am happy to report, we had more students bring in games! So we spent a good amount of our time, at the end of class playing games. The kids enjoyed this very much!

Jan. 28, 2018

WEEKLY UPDATE

from:Dheen, Hashna

to:Islamic Studies 2

AA, Today we covered the lesson on Yaqub (A) and Yusuf (A). The homework pages are 82, 83

We also watched a youtube video on how to pray 2 rakat salah. Some kids still need a lot of help with steps of salah and some kids are far advanced. I would like for kids to practice this, "Subhana Kalla Humma Wa Bee Hamdika Wata Baara Kasmooka Wa Ta'ala Jaddoo Ka Wa La ilaha Ghairuka" at home. We will also recite this in class as a group. 

I asked kids to bring a game and mentioned this in the last weekly update but unfortunately only one student out of 12 kids had brought a game from home. Instead of that, we played hot potatoe. I did tell the kids to bring a game for next sunday but Im doubtful after the first attempt was not successful. Nevertheless we will make time to do something fun at the end of class. 

One student gave his presenationg this week, Insha Allah we wil continue with 2 more presentations next week. 

Jan. 22, 2018

weekly update

from:Dheen, Hashna

to:Islamic Studies 2

Today we did the lesson on Ibrahim (A), HW is pages 77, 78

I handed out the test results from 01/07, these should be in their folders. You will also find a prayer times quiz in the folder. This quiz was taken back in November.

We did the open book quiz on the four Khalifas lesson. Kids should have that in their backpacks too. The grade from this quiz will count towards next semester's grades. 

Most of the kids came to class today with their poster project. We had two students present their project to the class. We will have two more presetations next week Insha Allah

I decided to use a small part of our class time too do something fun. This sunday we had story time. I brought in noor kids books for all the students and we sat in a circle and the kids enjoyed reading and sharing a few stories about what they read. Next week I asked the kids to bring their favorite board game and we will play a few games in small groups Insha Allah. 

 

Jan. 07, 2018

WEEKLY UPDATE

from:Dheen, Hashna

to:Islamic Studies 2

The project on five pillars of islam is due on 01/21. I apologize for the mix up with dates. The points for the project will go towards the grade for the spring semester instead of the winter semester. Starting 01/21 I will use some of my class time for kids to present their posters to the class. 


Also on 01/21 I will send out a paper that will have instructions for Project #2 Insha Allah. Please look out for that. These projects are assigned months in advance in the hope that it will give you ample time to work on it. Please let me know if you have any questions. This second project will be due April 8th Insha Allah


Today we took TEST 2. We also covered the lesson on Four Khalifas. Homework is pages 72, 73. I urge parents to check your kids books to make sure all HW is completed up to page 73.


Next week is a review day. We will Insha Allah read through test questions and discuss any mistakes. We will also do a review on the Khalifas lesson. We will take an open book quiz on Khalifas since this lesson will not be included in TEST 1 next month. It is open book, kids will work together in groups. 

On a lighter note, we missed each other during break and we talked about what everyone did during their time off from school. It was so enjoyable hearing about what your kids did and where they travelled. Thanks for letting them share their little stories with me :)

Dec. 24, 2017

Project due date

from:Dheen, Hashna

to:Islamic Studies 2

The porject due date is January 21st. I apologize, there was a mix-up with the dates. 

Dec. 17, 2017

weekly update

from:Dheen, Hashna

to:Islamic Studies 2

AA, 

Sister Farah Ammad was the substitute teacher today. She did lesson on WUDU and also revised how to pray a 2 Rakat salah 

She passed out the study guide for the test on January 7th 2018 Insha Allah

The test will include lessons #8 through #13..Essentially the test is on lessons on Pillars of Islam. Please let me know if you did not recieve a study guide and I can email you a copy. Also if you have any questions please let me know. 

Homework : Study for the test. Their winter project is also due on the 7th.

Hope the kids have a relaxed and wonderful winter break Insha Allah

Dec. 10, 2017

WEEKLY UPDATE

from:Dheen, Hashna

to:Islamic Studies 2

AA Parents 

Today we had a few activities involving Hajj. We did the lesson on Hajj last week and I wanted to use today to practice more about the new information we had just done last week. 

We also played a fun game to study for our test on 01/07/18. The test will be on the 5 pillars of Islam. Next week they will get a study guide and have a substitue teacher who will Insha allah go through the questions with the kids in class. 

Next week they will do the lesson on Wudu and finish up any lessons on Salah. I plan to use next week's class as a day to catch up on Salah lesson which would go hand in hand with the Wudu lesson we have in our islamic studies book. 

No homework since today was a review day and many kids were at MCCGP 

Dec. 07, 2017

WEEKLY UPDATE

from:Dheen, Hashna

to:Islamic Studies 2

AA, Today we covered lesson on Hajj. Kids has great discussions about Hajj, and Insha Allah we will talk more about this lesson next week as well. Homework pages are marked on the book. 

For salah, some kids had to take the Salah times quiz, since they were absent last week. Meanwhile we did a craft about times we pray 5 daily prayers and we have this craft displayed in class. 

Nov. 20, 2017

WEEKLY UPDATE

from:Dheen, Hashna

to:Islamic Studies 2

Today we did the lesson on Zakat and completed the HW pages in class. The homework assigned this week is to study for the junior jeopardy quiz which will be administered on 12/03 when students return from Thanksgiving break Insha Allah. The study material can be found on the MAP Sunday Sunday School website. 

We did the prayer times quiz, and the results from that quiz will be uploaded online this week Insha Allah

Insha Allah have a wonderful thanksgiving break!

Nov. 13, 2017

WEEKLY UPDATE

from:Dheen, Hashna

to:Islamic Studies 2

Today we did lesson on Sawm the third pillar of Islam. The homework pages are 53, 54

For salah lesson today we did lesson on times of salah. The kids will have a quiz on this next week Insha Allah. They need to practice drawing a line from the salah to the time of day we pray that salah. This is the activity we did in class and all the kids seem to know this well. 

 

Nov. 05, 2017

Weekly update

from:Dheen, Hashna

to:Islamic Studies 2

Today’s lesson was on the second pillar -Salah The homework pages are 48,49 Report cards were distributed today to students

Oct. 29, 2017

WEEKLY UPDATE

from:Dheen, Hashna

to:Islamic Studies 2

Todays lesson was on the first pillar of islam. The homework pages are 42, 43. I also collected the wudu check list homework from last week. Many kids did not turn in this homework. Please return this next week for homework points. Due to short class time, we did not get to have our salah lesson. I did return the tests back to the kids. Thank you. 

Oct. 23, 2017

weekly update

from:Dheen, Hashna

to:Islamic Studies 2

AA Parents,

Today Hafeez was the substitute teacher for my class. He covered the lesson on Steps of two Rakat Salah. This is page 150 of our Islamic studies book. 

We also completed our lesson on Steps of wudu. Kids were given a homework assignment on the steps of wudu, please complete at home. 

Kids were given an informational note about thier first project, this is due 01/18/18. If you did not get one of these papers I can pass those out again next week Insha Allah

There were some kids who did not take their test last week, so they took the test today. Therefore, all the kids will recieve the tests back next week and i will be entering grades sometime this week Insha Allah

Oct. 15, 2017

Weekly Update

from:Dheen, Hashna

to:Islamic Studies 2

AA Parents, 

Today kids took their first test. Alhamdullillah it went great!

We did lesson #6 The five pillars of Islam. Many kids had stories to share about Hajj and fasting.

Home work due : Pages 37, 38

Next week, Mr. Dheen my husband will subsitute for me due to my work schedule. He will concentrate more on salah potion for this class. Insha allah they will complete wudu check list and they will get a home work assignemnt based on that. They will also get a instruction paper that will explain their first project. So please look out for those things in your kiddos backback :) He will also go over how to pray a 2 Rakat salah with the class Insha Allah 

Thanks!

Oct. 08, 2017

weekly update

from:Dheen, Hashna

to:Islamic Studies 2

The lesson on the 8th was Hadith and Sunnah (not salah) My mistake

Oct. 08, 2017

weekly update

from:Dheen, Hashna

to:Islamic Studies 2

AA,

Sister Azra was the subsitite teacher 

She covered lesson on hadith and salah, homework was page 33

She passes out a wudu check list, this is not homework, we will work on this in class

The test is next sunday 10/15. Kids were given a study guide. A great way to prepare for the test is to do the homework from lessons 1 through 5 and also practice the material on the study guide. 

Please let me know if you have any questions

Thank you

Hashna

Oct. 01, 2017

WEEKLY UPDATE

from:Dheen, Hashna

to:Islamic Studies 2

AA, 

Thank you the parents who took time to attend open house. 

Today we covered lesson on Prophet Muhammad (S) The homework pages are 28, 29

We practiced the dua for going outside together as a class. We will continue to work on memorizing this dua. 

Thanks, 

Hashna

Sept. 24, 2017

Islamic studies Level 2 weekly update

from:Dheen, Hashna

to:Islamic Studies 2

Homework pages - 23, 24

We also started a class project -I had kids make a picture of what they like to do outdoors and in class we will practice the dua to recite when we are ready to go outdoors. We will work on this the next couple of weeks. 

For Salah, we will Insha allah start working on names of 5 Fard salah and number of Raka'at for each salah.