Sept. 22, 2019

Weekly Update for Islamic Studies 6 for 9/22/2018

from:Iren, Sami

to:Islamic Studies 6

Dear Parents,

Today we continued our discussion on Tawheed. We reviewed the vocabulary from last week. Then we covered the concept of shadah, it's translation and it's implications. We also learned the translation of Surah Ikhlas verse by verse. Finally, we talked about types of tawheed and it's benefits.

Homework for Sep 29th: Learn the meaning of surah al Ikhlas verse by verse. Also memorize Shahdah in Arabic and it's English translation. We'll have a quick written test (as homework) to make sure students learned the above.

Sept. 22, 2019

Weekly update

from:Bokhari, Sidra

to:Islamic Studies 1

Assalamu alaikum, This Sunday we covered Unit A, Chapter 4 I love Allah, Allah Loves me. Students recited Shahadah and it’s meaning. We revised it in class. In Salah we started the steps of Wudu. Homework: Students have to cover pages 14 and 15 from the workbook. Parents are also requested to go over the steps of Wudu at home to reinforce what we are doing in class. Thank you

Sept. 22, 2019

Weekly Update for Qur’an 6

from:Khadir, Khalid

to:Qur'an 6

Dear Parents,

Homework for Sep 29th: Surah al Mulk verses 1 to 3 and surah an Nas to al Masad.

Sept. 22, 2019

Weekly updates

from:Muddassar, Fayiza

to:Qur'an 3

Surah Alhumazah ayaah no. 5,6 Please make sure your child do you quran homework weekly. Once we will complete the surah I will have a test of full surah. It will be hard for them to memorise 11 aytahs in one week. N.Q: page no.23 (lesson 12) (line 1-2) Arabic: page 12-22 H.W: 13,14,19,20 We have posted a previous Surah chart. Student can do it on their own pace at the end studen with most stickers will win a special prize. I will be posting the progress monthly.

Sept. 22, 2019

Quran7 | 09/22 Update & 09/29 Homework

from:Khawaja, Omar

to:Qur'an 7

Quran7 | 09/22 Update & 09/29 Homework
Salaam Qur'an7 Parents,
The Quran7 students discussed insights from Surah Al-Fatiha and learned about what it is important for us to more than just memorize the Quran.

See below:
- update from 09/22 class
- homework for 09/29

See attached:
- lesson from 09/22 class

-Omar
________________________________________________
Homework due on 09/29
- Read the following verses of surah Al-Baqara with their meaning:  2:255 – 2:257
- Identify the names / attributes of Allah within the following verses of surah Al-Baqara: 2:255 – 2:257
- Read pages 144-148 from the textbook
- Complete WRE (optional; x8 WREs are required per semester


Update from 09/22
- We discussed the how Surah Fatiha is more than just a dua, it is a conversation with Allah
- Ask your student: does Allah actual respond when we recite Surah Fatiha?

Sept. 22, 2019

Quran7 | 09/22 Update & 09/29 Homework

from:Khawaja, Omar

to:Qur'an 7

Quran7 | 09/22 Update & 09/29 Homework
Salaam Qur'an7 Parents,
The Quran7 students discussed insights from Surah Al-Fatiha and learned about what it is important for us to more than just memorize the Quran.

See below:
- update from 09/22 class
- homework for 09/29

See attached:
- lesson from 09/22 class

-Omar
________________________________________________
Homework due on 09/29
- Read the following verses of surah Al-Baqara with their meaning:  2:255 – 2:257
- Identify the names / attributes of Allah within the following verses of surah Al-Baqara: 2:255 – 2:257
- Read pages 144-148 from the textbook
- Complete WRE (optional; x8 WREs are required per semester


Update from 09/22
- We discussed the how Surah Fatiha is more than just a dua, it is a conversation with Allah
- Ask your student: does Allah actual respond when we recite Surah Fatiha?

Sept. 22, 2019

MAP | Sunday School | Quran Class Update Sun 9/22

from:Alrefai, Abdulaziz

to:Qur'an 4

Dear Parents

السلام عليكم

Hope this email finding you all in great shape and wellness. Below is a quick brief on today's Quran class for your kind information.

Review        : Arabic Alphabtics letters 8-14 (pronunciation of different letter punctuation).
Review        : last year Surahs.
Check          : last week HW.
Assignment : HW3 (Ayah 1-2 Surah Al-Teen) due next week.


See your great students "InShallah" next week. Please don't hesitate to contact us for any more information or inquiries.

Abdulaziz Alrefaie

Sept. 17, 2019

weekly update and Home work

from:Baloch, Farhat

to:Islamic Studies 4

Assalamalaikum Dear parents and students!

     In class we covered Chapter 5 of Unit A   PROPHETS AND MESSENGERS

HOME WORK....  Answer question of page A43 in Note BOOK!

COMPLETETE PAGE 16 AND 17 IN WORKSHEET BOOK.

SALAH....we  revised Name and Timing of 5 daily prayers .

jazakAllah

 

 

 

Sept. 17, 2019

Jr. Youth Group weekly update - 9/15/19

from:Dheen, Hafeez

to:Youth Group

As-Salaamu Alaikum,

We had a very good class this past weekend. Alhamdulilah all students did well completely their assignment and made for a good discussion. We discussed Chapter One in our 'Footsteps' book  in the first period. In the second period, Imam Khaled gave a tafseer lesson. 

Regarding this upcoming Sunday, 9/22, an email was sent out detailing plans for our first Fun Day at North Park for kayacking. Please refer to your emails.There will be no homework assignment this week due to Fun Day. 

Regards,   

Hafeez 

Sept. 16, 2019

Islamic Studies

from:Nadeem, Sadia

to:Islamic Studies KG

Salam, we covered pages 11,12,13 and 19 (Who Created?) from WLS. Circle time: I am a Muslim Nasheed and names of 5 daily prayers. Homework: Complete and return the Bismillah Chart.

Sept. 16, 2019

weekly updates Sept 15th 2019

from:Adeel, Zunaira

to:Islamic Studies 5

Assalamualikum

This week we covered Unit A Chapter 2 (The story of Prophet Is' haq). 

Homework: Page A21 question # 1- 6, Worksheets page # 7, 9

Our class will be presenting a skit on MAP dress codeon October 13th in the assembly. I have discussed the plot and characters with kids and they have picked their roles. however there were few kids absent in the class so we will discuss the plot again so everyone gets a chance to participate. After the final plot I will send your child's dialogue lines and props needed for the character.

Test will be on September 29th from Unit A chapter 1,2 and 3

Sept. 15, 2019

Quran weekly updates

from:Elnaggar, Abeer

to:Qur'an 1

We revise Alfateha and Arabic letters.Practice them more.Lesson 1 Quada norania.Homework finish first page Alif.

Sept. 15, 2019

Weekly updates QURAN

from:Jamal, Faryal

to:Qur'an 2

Assalam alikm dear parents, Today we practice and memorize Surah QURAISH from ayaah 1-3 (mostly students already memorize ayaah 1 and 2).From Arabic for beginners we covered lesson # 2 and practice page # 7.From Arabic for beginners we also memorize Islamic months names Muharram,safar and rabi-ul-awal. FOR HOMEWORK: Memorize ayaah 1,2 and 3 of Surah QURAISH from juz amma page #206.Do page# 8 from Arabic for beginners.Memorize first 3 Islamic months names Muharram,safar and rabi-ul-awal.

Sept. 15, 2019

Weekly Update for 09/15/2019

from:Yasar, Sibel

to:Qur'an KG

Dear Parents,

Today we learned our first letter Alif, and practiced memorizing Surah Al-Fatiha.

Homework for 09/22/2019 : Letter Alif color,trace,write and help your son/daughter memorize Surah Al-Fatiha.

Thanks,

Sibel Yasar

Sept. 15, 2019

Weekly update

from:Ahmad, Javaria

to:Islamic Studies 3

Assalam u alaikum! Dear parents, Today in class we reviewed the steps of wudu and daily prayers. Also, we read unit A chapter two: I Believe in Allah . Homework for next week: 1) What are the daily prayers? 2)What is the first pillar of Islam? 3)How many names does Allah (swt) have? 4)Write four of Allah’s names.

Sept. 15, 2019

Weekly Update for Islamic Studies 6 for 9/15/2019

from:Iren, Sami

to:Islamic Studies 6

Dear Parents,

Today we covered the lesson on "Tawheed". We discussed briefly the historical context when Islam was revealed and why the concept of tawheed is important. Then we talked about other monotheistic religions (Christianity, Judaism) and their relationship with Islam. Finally, we learned some basic terminology, specifically Tawheed (mono-theism), Kufr (a-theism), and Shirk (poly-theism). Next week, we'll continue this discussion.

Homework for Sep 22nd: Do exercises 4 and 5 from Unit A, Chapter 1 (pages 6, 7 from the workbook).

Sept. 15, 2019

WEEKLY UPDATE

from:Dheen, Hashna

to:Islamic Studies 2

AA 

Today we covered our lesson UNIT A Chapter 2 I think of Allah first. We also did a wudu activity as part of our salah lesson. Please work on practicing wudu at home and I will continue to work on it at school for the next few weeks. 

HW : Please complete page 9 at home 

I also gave the kids a paper of the syllabus for the first semester and I asked them to have a parent sign the bottom. Please do so, as I want to make sure I have a way of communitcating with you and that you know what is expected of your kids. The syllabus is an easy way to keep an account of what we will be doing every sunday and what is coming up. I have limited home work to just one page because I know kids have a lot to going on in school and for Quran class. I will do as much as possible at sunday school and also make it fun Insha Allah. 

Looking ahead, the first test will be on September 29th (UNIT A chapters 1, 2 and 3) 

Sept. 15, 2019

Weekly update

from:Bokhari, Sidra

to:Islamic Studies 1

Assalamu alaikum,

        This Sunday we covered Unit A, Chapter 3. The concept of Shahadah, Oneness of Allah was introduced. We also spent some time memorizing Shahadah and its meaning. 

Homework:

        Students have to memorize Shahadah and its meaning (page A22). Students also have to do Exercise 1 on Page 11 and Exercise 3 on Page 13 from the workbook. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions. 

Thank you

Sept. 15, 2019

Weekly update for Qur'an 6

from:Khadir, Khalid

to:Qur'an 6

Dear Parents, ASA,

Homework for Sep 22nd: Surah al Mulk ayah 1-2. Review Surah an Nas and Al Falaq.

Sept. 15, 2019

9/15 Update

from:Siddiqui, Arshad

to:Islamic Studies 7

Assalamalaikum,

Today in Islamic Studies 7, we covered Chapter Unit A, Chapter 3. Homework for this week is from the Worksheets Book:

  • Exercise # 1 on Page #12
  • Exercise # 3 on Page #13

There are two students who do not have their textbook "I Love Islam 5", can the parents please follow up with School administration and get the book else it will be difficult for those two students to follow the lecture in class. 

Thanks,

Arshad

 

Sept. 15, 2019

Weekly updates

from:Muddassar, Fayiza

to:Qur'an 3

Surah Al-Humaza Ayaah no. 1-4 N.Q: Lesson 12 line no. 7,8,9 Dua of sneeze Arabic: page 7,10 H.W: page 8,9 Please make sure your child practice surah each day for at least 10times. This is the only way your child can memorise Surahs if they don’t do it each day it will be hard as we will be adding two ayyahs each week.

Sept. 15, 2019

Quran7 | 09/15 Update & 09/22 Homework

Quran7 | 09/15 Update & 09/22 Homework
Salaam Qur'an7 Parents,
The Quran7 students discussed insights from Surah Al-Fatiha and learned about what it is important for us to more than just memorize the Quran.

See below:
- update from 09/15 class
- homework for 09/22

See attached:
- lesson from 09/15 class
- Weekly Reflection Exercise (WRE) homework template

-Omar
________________________________________________
Homework due on 09/22
  - Think of ideas for how we can beautify our classroom. Be prepared to share 5 ideas
  - Complete Weekly Reflection Exercise (optional; x8 WREs are required per semester)


Update from 09/15
- We discussed the how we get more value from the Quran when we understand, reflect and apply it
- Ask your student: what is a tri-lateral root?

Sept. 15, 2019

MAP | Sunday School | Quran Class Update

from:Alrefai, Abdulaziz

to:Qur'an 4

Dear Parents

السلام عليكم

Hope this email finding you all in great shape and wellness. Below is a quick brief on today's Quran class for your kind information.

Review        : Arabic Alphabtics letters 1-7 (pronunciation of different letter                            punctuation).
Review        : last year Surahs.
Check          : last week HW.
Assignment : HW2 (Ayah 3-6 Surah Al-Qadr) due next week.


See your great students "InShallah" next week. Please don't hesitate to contact us for any more information or inquiries.

Abdulaziz Alrefaie

Sept. 13, 2019

Weekly Update for Sep 8 2019

from:Alabwaini, Raya

to:Qur'an 5

Dear Quran 5 Parents,

Assalamu Alaikum:

Today we explained the  rules and the objectives for Qura'n 5 class. We also, listened to the students reciting the Surahs they memorize from the last year. We read Surah Al-Alaq in the class to evaluate the students reading. We will work more with students who needs more practice to  read Quran during the semester (insha'Allah). 

Best Regards,

Raya Alabwaini

Email: Raya.Alabwaini@gmail.com

Sept. 12, 2019

weekly update and Home work

from:Baloch, Farhat

to:Islamic Studies 4

Assalamoalaikum!

       My name is Javairia Arif. I welcome all students in level 4  at Sunday school. InshAllah this will be another great year. On sunday due to some personal reason i did not take class .Br. Imtiaz took class.

No home work this week .

InshALLAH we will start our lesson on sunday.

Enjoy rest of week.

  jazakAllah

Sept. 11, 2019

Islamic Studies KG

from:Nadeem, Sadia

to:Islamic Studies KG

Salam, Welcome to Sunday School. My name is Sadia Nadeem and I am a KG Islamic Studies teacher. Alhamdulillah we had a great first day. Circle time: I am a Muslim Nasheed, Names of 5 daily prayers. We covered pages 10,16 and 18 from WLS. Homework: Complete and return the Bismillah coloring page. Please feel free to contact me if you have any question.

Sept. 11, 2019

Quran7 | 09/08 Update & 09/15 Homework

from:Khawaja, Omar

to:Qur'an 7

Quran7 | 09/08 Update & 09/15 Homework

Salaam Qur'an7 Parents,

Welcome to 2019-20 school. My name is Omar Khawaja and I am excited to teach your children about the Quran this year. We will focus on learning insights from the Quran that reveal the beauty of the Quran and help us see glimpses of how the Quran can benefit us.

 

See below:
- update from 09/08 class

See attached:
- lesson from 09/08 class
- Quran7 Syllabus / Lesson Plan

-Omar
________________________________________________
Homework due on 09/15
- Read pages 33-39 from the textbook (“The Name and the Named”)
- Be prepared to discuss:
    Why is it insufficient to just memorize the names of Allah?
    How do we apply the names of Allah in our lives?


Update from 09/15
- We discussed what the students like / don't like about Sunday school and ideas on how to improve their expereience.
- Ask your student: what can they do to improve their Sunday School experience?

Sept. 11, 2019

Jr Youth Group - Weekly update

from:Dheen, Hafeez

to:Youth Group

As-Salaamu Alaikum parents and students,

Welcome to the MAP Junior Youth Group '19/20! Alhamdulillah it was great to meet all the students on Sunday. We went over the class structure and expectations for this year. I have also set up an email group and a Google Drive folder which I have already emailed instructions to the group. I will keep updates on Thinkwave as well but all assignments will be on the Google Drive as well. 

I did hand out a hard copy of the assignment for Sept 15th and is also attached here. Please have students read the Introduction and Chapter 1 of 'In the Footsteps..,' book for Sunday's discussion. 

The basic structure on class days will be:

1st period: Seerah studies (In the Footsteps of the Prophet) , current events, activity planning

2nd period: Tafsir lessons (Sr. Tabassum or Imam Khaled), guest speakers

 

Please don't hesistate to contact me with any questions/concerns. I look forward to enriching and fun year with the group. 

 

Regards,

Hafeez Dheen

412-389-7288

Sept. 10, 2019

weekly updates

from:Adeel, Zunaira

to:Islamic Studies 5

Assalamualikum.

I would like to welcome all the students to the new sunday school year. We have one book "I love islam 4" as our text book. There is worksheet book as well. For salah we will use Salah for beginers.

This week we introduced ourselves to each other. we covered chapter1 Unit A on Prophet Ibrahim and his son.

Homework: Answer the qustions on page A 15. I have told students not to write the questions only answer are required.

I usually take test after every 3-4 chapters are done. if you have any questions or concerns dont hestitate to ask.

Good Luck

 

Sept. 08, 2019

WEEKLY UPDATE

from:Dheen, Hashna

to:Islamic Studies 2

AA families of Islamic Studies LEVEL 2 kiddos, 

My Name is Hashna Dheen and I've been teaching this class for approximately 5 years now. Welcome back to sunday school Alhamdulillah we had a great first day in class. 

After introductions kids filled out an ALL ABOUT ME paper. I asked them to color it at home so that we can pin it in the class for everyone to see and learn about each other. 

The lesson was UNIT A CHAPTER 1 I Obey Allah, HW is page 7 in their workbook. 

Please email me with any questions at all.