April 07, 2019

Weekly update

from:Bokhari, Sidra

to:Islamic Studies 1

Assalamu alaikum, This Sunday I was not able to take class and Ms. Humaira took the class. Due to some technical difficulties we could not take the test. So, we will have the test on April 14. Students covered Unit D, Chapter 3 Eid Mubarak in class. Homework: Students have to cover pages 52, 53 and 55 from the workbook. We will have our test on Unit B from the study guide on April 14. Our Salah test will be on April 21st. Students will recite everything they have learnt so far from Takbeer to Ruku. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.

March 31, 2019

Weekly update

from:Bokhari, Sidra

to:Islamic Studies 1

Assalamu alaikum. This Sunday we covered Unit D, Chapter 2 ‘Assalamu Alaykum’. We talked what the meaning of the Islamic greeting is and how our religion emphasizes on peace. We also revised Salah. Homework: Students have to complete the Exercises on pages 50 and 51 from the workbook. There will also be a test from the questions that the students were given from Unit B. I have checked the worksheets and returned to all the students. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me.

March 24, 2019

Weekly update

from:Bokhari, Sidra

to:Islamic Studies 1

Assalamu alaikum, This Sunday we covered Unit D, Chapter 1 “My Muslim Brothers and Sisters”. We also revised the dua for Ruku in class and MashaAllah some kids have already memorized it. Homework: The two pages of homework about questions from Unit B are due next week, March 31st. Students also have to cover Pages 48 and 49 from the workbook. Students will have a test from the questions handed out last week, on April 7. The dua for Ruku will also be a part of the test. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me.

March 17, 2019

Weekly update

from:Bokhari, Sidra

to:Islamic Studies 1

Assalamu alaikum,

    This Sunday we had our Salah test. Most of the kids did very well. We also covered Unit B, Chapter 6, 'Sahabah - Friends of the the Prophet'.

 

Homework:

    Students have to cover Page 36 from the workbooks. They were handed out 2 sheets with questions on them. The questions are from Unit B and the students have to answer (write) the questions. That homework is due on March 31st, in 2 weeks. There will be a test from those questions on April 7, so that is also a study guide for the test. Please continue practicing Salah with them. We have started memorizing the dua for Ruku, "Subhana Rabbi ul Azeem". 

Thank you

March 10, 2019

Weekly update

from:Bokhari, Sidra

to:Islamic Studies 1

Assalamu alaikum, This Sunday we covered Unit B, Chapter 5 - Muhammad Becomes a Prophet. In Salah we worked on Surah Fatiha and reciting any short Surah before Ruku. Homework: Students have to cover page 33 from the workbook. There will also be a test on Surah Fatiha and any short Surah they already know and they want to recite after Surah Fatiha in Salah. The test on 'Qiyam' will be on 3-17-2019. It would really help if they pray with their parents at home and learn to stand properly in Salah. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me.

March 03, 2019

Weekly update

from:Bokhari, Sidra

to:Islamic Studies 1

Assalamu alaikum,

         We covered Unit B, Chapter 4 - The Prophet's Family. I aslo handed them back their tests and we went over the test to see what mistakes they had made. 

Homework:   

         Students have to cover pages 31 and 32 from the workbook. There will also be a test on Surah Fatiha and any short Surah they already know and they want to recite after Surah Fatiha in Salah. The test on 'Qiyam' will be on 3-17-2019. It would really help if they pray with their parents at home and learn to stand properly in Salah. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me.  

Feb. 24, 2019

Weekly update

from:Bokhari, Sidra

to:Islamic Studies 1

Assalamu alaikum,

        Today we covered Unit B, Chapter 3, Muhammad worked Hard. We aslo went over Chapter 2 again as it has a lot of information and things that students have to memorize. We covered page 24 from the workbook. Some students had not done their homework from three weeks ago and we did that in class as well. Parents are requested to please help thier kids do thier homework. 

        I gave another chance to students to improve their Salah grade as some kids had not memorized Thana and did not score well on the Salah part of the test. 

 

Homework:

         Students have to cover pages 27, 29 and 30 from the workbook. They also have to practice Salah as we have started Surah Fatiha now. If you have any questions please feel free to call me. 

Feb. 10, 2019

Weekly update

from:Bokhari, Sidra

to:Islamic Studies 1

Assalamu alaikum, This Sunday we took the test. The rest of the time was spent practicing for the assembly presentation. The students did a great job presenting the five pillars of Islam. There picture is attached. Homework: Students who did not do their homework from Unit C, Chapter 1 should cover their homework. Also some students did not memorize Thana, and got a zero on that part of the test. I would like to give them another opportunity to work on it this week and improve their score.

Feb. 03, 2019

Weekly update

from:Bokhari, Sidra

to:Islamic Studies 1

Assalamu alaikum, This Sunday we worked on the first Chapter of Unit B, ‘His Name was Muhammad’. We talked about how we should always say ‘SallAllahu alayhi wasallam’ whenever we say Prophet Muhammad’s (S) name. A reminder at home will be greatly helpful. Homework: Students have to do the excercises on pages 22 and 23 from the workbook. Test: Students will also have their test on February 10, 2019 from Unit C, chapters 1, 2 and 3. They will also be tested on starting Salah with Takbeer and Thana “Subhana Kallahumma wa Bihamdika.......Wala Illaha Ghairuk”. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Jan. 13, 2019

Weekly update

from:Bokhari, Sidra

to:Islamic Studies 1

Assalamu alaikum, This Sunday we covered Unit C, chapter 5 “I love Ramadan”. Some kids had not done their homework, so they did their homework in class. Parents are requested to please help their kids do their homework. We also worked on memorizing Thana, “Subhana Kallahumma wa Bihamdika......”. Homework: Students have to cover page 46 from the workbook. Students also have to work on memorizing Thana, Subhana Kallahumma wa Bihamdika........ I handed back the kids’ test today in class. Also the report card for the first semester was also disturbed. Please check their bags. Students will have their next test from Unit C, chapters 1, 2 & 3 on January 27. They will also be tested on starting Salah with Takbeer and the aforementioned dua “Subhana Kallahumma wa Bihamdika.......Wala Illaha Ghairuk”. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Jan. 06, 2019

Weekly update

from:Bokhari, Sidra

to:Islamic Studies 1

Assalamu alaikum,

      Today I was unable to take class, Sister Mehak took the class. Unit C, Chapter 4 was covered in class. In Salah students worked on Thana, "Subhana Kallahumma.....". Parents are reqested to work with the kids at home. The project was due today and the kids did a great job on their projects. Students who brought their projects 2 points were added to their grade for their hardwork. 

Homework:

    Students have to do pages 43-44 from their worksheet books. Students must also memorize Thana. I am attaching a link to practice at home. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nbo9qBMedkU

Dec. 09, 2018

Weekly update

from:Bokhari, Sidra

to:Islamic Studies 1

Assalamu alaikum. Today we had the test. MashaAllah we have a big class so taking the test and the steps of Wudu took all the time. Project: Students have to do their project. They can pick any one of the five pillars of Islam. They have to write five facts about their selected Pillar of Islam, and add pictures or stickers as they wish. They can use A4 paper or construction paper or any other paper. The project is due on or before January 6. This week will be a good time to work on it since they do not have any homework. You can get ideas from Unit C, chapter 1. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Dec. 02, 2018

Weekly update

from:Bokhari, Sidra

to:Islamic Studies 1

Assalamu alaikum, This Sunday we covered Chapter 2 from Unit C, I Love Salah. We were scheduled to have our test this sunday but I found out most of the parents were not able to see the weekly update due to some technical issues. Since most of the students did not know about it, we will now have our test on December 9. 

Homework

Students have to cover page # 39 from the workbook if they have not already done it. They also have to prepare for the test. The test will be from all the chapters in Unit A since we have already missed a lot of days of school. The steps of Wudu will also be a part of the test. We will have the test on December 9, InshaAllah. If you have any questions feel free to contact me. Thank you.

Nov. 18, 2018

Weekly update

from:Bokhari, Sidra

to:Islamic Studies 1

Assalamu alaikum, This Sunday we covered Chapter 1 from Unit C, The Five Pillars of Islam. I checked everyone’s workbook to make sure everyone had done their homework from Unit A. Some kids still have not finished their homework pages from Unit A which we have covered in class and there will be a test from all the chapters in Unit A, after the kids return from thanksgiving break. Kids who did not have their books and received it this Sunday do not have to finish the whole unit. They just have to prepare for the test. Homework Students have to cover page # 39 from the workbook. They also have to prepare for the test. The test will be from all the chapters in Unit A since we have already missed a lot of days of school. The steps of Wudu will also be a part of the test. We will have the test on December 2, InshaAllah. If you have any questions feel free to contact me. Thank you.

Oct. 30, 2018

Weekly update

from:Bokhari, Sidra

to:Islamic Studies 1

Assalamu alaikum. As you all know that Sunday school is closed due to some maintenance issues. We are hoping that students can stay in touch with what they have been learning at Sunday school. Parents are requested to please review Salah with your kids at home. Also review the lessons we have already done so they are also prepared for their test. Since we are losing a lot of time and it will be hard to cover all that we had planned for this semester, parents are requested to start Unit C with their kids. Please read Chapter 1, The Five Pillars of Islam, with them. Also help the kids cover the questions on pages 39 and 40 from the workbook. If you have any questions feel free to contact me. Thank you.

Oct. 14, 2018

Weekly update

from:Bokhari, Sidra

to:Islamic Studies 1

Assalamu alaikum. This Sunday we covered Chapter # 6 ‘ I am a Believer’. We also covered the workbook page from lesson 6. We revised Wudu in Salah part of the class. Homework: Students have to prepare for their test. Test will be multiple choice questions with three options and they have to choose the correct answer. They will also be tested on the steps of Wudu in Salah. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me.

Oct. 07, 2018

Weekly update

from:Bokhari, Sidra

to:Islamic Studies 1

Assalamu alaikum. This Sunday I was not able to take class and students had a substitute. Chapter 5, ‘Thank you, Allah’ was covered in class. In Salah students revised Wudu. HOMEWORK: Students have to cover the Excercies on pages 16 and 17 from the workbook. We will have the test on October 21st now as they didn’t get any practice yet. The test will be from chapters 1 through 5. And Steps of Wudu from Salah. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Sept. 30, 2018

Weekly update

from:Bokhari, Sidra

to:Islamic Studies 1

Assakamu alaikum, 

       This Sunday we covered Chapter # 4, ' I love Allah, He loves me'. Student came up with some great ideas about how they are blessed with so many things and this is how we know how much Allah loves us. In Salah we practiced Wudu. 

Homework:

       Studnets have to cover page # 14 from the workbook. Parents are also requested to practice Wudu with them at home. On October 14, students will have their first test from Chapter 1 through Chapter 5. The steps of Wudu will also be a part of the test. 

Sept. 23, 2018

Weekly update

from:Bokhari, Sidra

to:Islamic Studies 1

Assalamu alaikum, This Sunday I was not available to take class and Sr. Sidra Khan took the class. Chapter 3 was covered in class. Students also practiced the steps of Wudu. Homework: Students have to do the exercises on pages 12 & 13 of the Workbook. They have to cover Exercise 2 and Exercise 3 only. The DO NOT have to do Exercise 4. Thank you.

Sept. 16, 2018

Weekly update

from:Bokhari, Sidra

to:Islamic Studies 1

Assalamu alaikum, This Sunday we covered Chapter 2 ‘Guidance for the truth’. We talked about Prophet Ibrahim. We also started Salah. In Salah we started with the names of five daily prayers. We also started with Introduction to Wudu. Homework: They have to answer the questions on page 9 from the Workbook. Also please help your kids revise the names of five daily prayers at home. Thank you.

Sept. 09, 2018

Weekly update

from:Bokhari, Sidra

to:Islamic Studies 1

Assalamu alaikum. It was a pleasure to meet all the students today. This year we have a new book. And all the students also have a worksheet book, all the homework will be in the worksheet book. We covered Chapter 1 today, “Allah, Our Great Creator”. We talked how everything around us has been created by Allah. We also tried to memorize saying Subhan’ Allah whenever we see something beautiful. A reminder at home will be very helpful. Next week we will start Salah InshaAllah. HOMEWORK: Students have to complete page #4 and page #6 from the workbook. If you have any questions please feel free to email me. My email is sidrasyed2003@yahoo.com