2015 – 2016
Curriculum

KINDERGARTEN A
Quranic Reading & Memorization:
  • Master Writing the Arabic Letters
  • Master Recognizing the Arabic Letters in the Beginning, Middle, and End of the Words
  • Master Joining Letters
Islamic Studies:
  • Allah: Our Creator
  • Islam: what is Islam why do we follow Islam
  • Our Faith in Islam
  • Prophet Muhammad: Basic outline of his life time and teachings
  • The Qur’an: A book of guidance for all Muslims
  • 5 Pillars of Islam
    • Shahadah
    • Salah
    • Fasting
    • Zakah
    • Hajj
  • Saying Bismillah: remembering Allah
  • Angels: They Work for Allah
  • Shaitan: Our Enemy
  • Adam (A): The first Prophet
  • Nuh (A): Saved from the Flood
  • Ibrahim (A): Never Listen to Shaitan
  • Musa (A): A good man
  • Isa (A): A Good Son of a Good Mother
  • Makkah and Madina: Two Great Places
  • Good Manners
  • Kindness and Sharing
  • Allah Rewards good Work
  • Respect
  • Forgiveness
  • Love of Allah
  • Eid: Two Festivals
  • Thanking Allah

Kindergarten B
Quranic Reading and Memorization:

  • Learn the Arabic alphabets including beginning, middle and end of a word.
  • Learn the pronunciation of alphabet with Fatha, Kasra, Damma, Tanween Fatah, Tanween Kasra, Tanween Damma.
  • Sukoon Shaddah
  • Special Alif, Yaa, Wow
  • Prolongation of Fatha, Kasra, Damma

Islamic Studies:

  • Allah: The Creator
  • Blessings of Allah
  • The Qur’an
  • Our Prophet (S)
  • Sunnah and Hadith
  • The Five Pillars of Islam
  • Shahadah
  • Salah
  • Fasting
  • Zakah
  • Hajj
  • Wudu’: Keep Our Body Clean
  • Four Khalifas: Four Best Leaders after Rasulullah (S)
  • Ibrahim (A): A Friend of Allah
  • Yaqub and Yusuf (A)
  • Musa and Haroon (A)
  • Yunus (A): Saved from a Fish’s Body
  • Angels: Our Helpers
  • Food that we May Eat
  • Truthfulness
  • Kindness
  • Respect
  • Responsibility
  • Obedience
  • Cleanliness
  • Honesty
  • The Day of Judgment
  • Muslims from different Nations

First Grade

Quranic Reading and Memorization:

  • Learn Tajweed in Proficiency with Proper Makharij
  • Short Extension of Prolongation
  • Long Extension of Prolongation
  • Long Extension of Prolonation with Sukoon and Shaddah
  • Yaa and Wow Saakin
  • Silent Alif, Hamza, Yaa
  • Silent Sukuoon, Vowel, or Shaddah
  • Prolongation of Nasal Sound Meem and Noon
  • Separated Letters
  • How to stop

Islamic Studies:

  • What does Allah Do
  • Some Names of Allah
  • Allah: The Most Merciful
  • Allah: The Best Judge
  • We are Muslims: We Have Iman
  • Hadith
  • Shahadah: Declaring Oneness of Allah
  • Sawm: 3rd Pillar of Islam
  • Zakah: 4th Pillar of Islam
  • Hajj: 5th Pillar of Islam
  • Prophet in Makkah
  • Prophet in Madinah
  • How Rasul treated others
  • Ismail and Ishaq (A)
  • Dawud (A): A Prophet of Allah
  • Isa (A): A Prophet of Allah
  • Being Kind: A virtue of Believers
  • Forgiveness: A Quality of the Believers
  • Good Deeds: A Duty of the Believers
  • Cleanliness: A Quality of the Believers
  • The Right Path: The Straight Path
  • Muslim Family
  • Perseverance: Never give up
  • Punctuality
  • Jinn

Second Grade

Quranic Studies and Memorization

This course is designed to give students a deeper understating of the Holy Quran and its meanings. The students will be graded on their ability to memorize the Arabic of the last 26 Surahs of the Holy Quran

  • Nasr
  • Lahab
  • Ma’un
  • Kawthar
  • Quraish
  • Fil
  • Asr
  • Takathur
  • Qariyah
  • ‘Adiayat
  • Humazah

Learning the rules of Tajweed; properly pronouncing the words.

Practice reading Surah Baqarah for fluency and practice of Tajweed rules
 

Islamic Studies

  • Rewards of Allah
  • Discipline of Allah
  • Some Names of Allah
  • Books of Allah
  • Pre-Islamic Arabia
  • The Year of the Elephant
  • Early Life of Muhammad (S)
  • Life Before Prophethood
  • Reciept of Prophethood
  • Makkan Period
  • Pledges of Awabah
  • Hijarat to Madinah
  • Madianan Period
  • Liberation of Makkah
  • Abu Bakr
  • Umar al-Khattab
  • ‘Uthman ibn Affan
  • Ali ibn Aub Talib
  • Compilers of Hadith
  • Shaitan’s Mode of Action
  • Hud (A)
  • Salih (A)
  • Musa (A)
  • Sulaiman (A)
  • Truthfulness
  • Perserverance
  • Day of Judgment
  • ‘Eid and its Significance

Third Grade

Quranic reading and memorization:

This course is designed to give students a deeper understating of the Holy Quran and its meanings. The students will be graded on their ability to memorize the Arabic and its translation of the last 26 Surahs of the Holy Quran and also the Surah’s virtues with Proficiency in Tajweed and Qirat

  • Surah Nasr
  • Surah Lahab
  • Surah Ma’un
  • Surah Kawthar
  • Surah Quraish
  • Surah Fil
  • Surah ‘Asr
  • Surah Takathur
  • Surah Qariyah
  • Surah ‘Adiayt
  • Surah Humazah
  • Surah Zalazalah
  • Surah Bayyinah
  • Surah Qadr

Islamic Studies

  • Allah: Our Sole Master
  • Why Should we Worship Allah
  • Revelation of the Qur’an
  • Characteristics of the Prophets
  • Battle of Badr
  • Battle of Uhud
  • Battle of the Trench
  • Hudaibiyah Treaty
  • Liberation of Makkah
  • Adam (A)
  • Ibrahim (A) and His Arguments
  • Ibrahim (A) and the Idols
  • Luqman (A) and His teachings
  • Yusuf (A): Childhood
  • Yusuf (A): Life in Prison
  • Yusuf (A): Dealing with his brothers
  • Ayyub (A)
  • Zakariyyah and Yahya (A)
  • Maryam
  • Major Mosques in the World
  • Upholding Truth
  • Responsibility and Puntuality
  • My mind, my body
  • Kindness and Forgiveness
  • Middle Path
  • Salat: Its Significance
  • Sawm: Its Significance
  • Zakat and Sadaqah: Similarities and differences

Fourth Grade

Quranic reading and memorization:

This course is designed to give students a deeper understating of the Holy Quran and its meanings. The students will be graded on their ability to memorize the Arabic and its translation of Surah Fatiha, Yasin and the last 21 Surahs of the Holy Quran and also the Surah’s virtues

  • Alaq
  • Teen
  • An-Sharah
  • Duha
  • Selected Passages of Surah Yaasin

Islamic Studies:

  • Attributes of Allah: These are the Most Beautiful
  • Promise of Allah: It is Always True
  • Objectives of the Quran
  • Compilation of the Quran
  • Previous Scriptures and the Qur’an
  • Importance of Shahadah
  • Compilation of Hadith
  • Nuh (A): Truth is Most Important
  • Talut, Jalut and Dawud (A)
  • Dawud and Sulaiman (A)
  • Sulaiman (A) and the Queen
  • Musa (A) and Fir’awn
  • Bani Isra’il: Life after Their Rescue
  • Musa (A) and Khidir
  • Isa (A) and Maryam (RA)
  • Khadijah (RA): Finest Example of a Committed Wife
  • A’ishah (RA): Beloved Wife of the Prophet (S)
  • Fatimah (RA): The Lady of the Light
  • Al Qiyamah: The Awakening
  • Ruh and Nafs: An Overview
  • The Angels and the Jinn
  • Shaitan: The Invisible Enemy
  • Taqwah: The Quality of True Believers
  • My Friend is a Muslim Now
  • Friendship: With Others and With Opposite gender
  • Reading Salah or Performing Salah
  • Muslims Around the World
  • People of Other Faith

Fifth Grade

Quranic reading and memorization:

This course is designed to give students a deeper understating of the Holy Quran and its meanings. The students will be graded on their ability to memorize the Arabic and its translation of the last 26 Surahs of the Holy Quran and also the Surah’s virtues with Proficiency in Tajweed and Qirat

  • Al-Lail
  • Al-Shams
  • Balad
  • Fajr
  • Ghashiyah

Islamic Studies:

  • Why Islam, What is Islam?
  • The Qur’an: Its Qualitative Names
  • Istighfar: Seeking Forgiveness and Protection
  • Allah: Angry or Kind
  • Islamic Greeting: Wishing Peace
  • Adam (A): The Trial of the First Human Being
  • ‘Ad and Thamud: Consequences of Defying Allah
  • Life of Ibrahim (A): Early life and Mission
  • Life of Ibrahim (A): Beginning of a New Generation
  • Sacrifice of Ibrahim (A)
  • Lut (A): Message for the Modern Societies
  • Yusuf (A): Will to Overcome Temptation
  • The Companions of the Cave
  • Dhu al-Qurnain: The Journey of a King
  • Abu Sufyan: His Life and Achievements
  • Khalid ibn Al-Walid: The “Sword of Allah”
  • How to Achieve Success
  • Character of the Prophets
  • Marriages of Muhammad (S)
  • Purification: Physical and Spiritual “Hygiene”
  • Permitted and Prohibited
  • Lailatul Qadr: The Night of Majesty
  • Fasting in Ramadan: the Month of Endless Benefits
  • My Family is Muslim Now
  • Amr bil ma’ruf: Enjoin Good Deeds
  • Guard Your Tongue: Think Before You Speak
  • Lessons from Past Civilizations
  • Science in the Qur’an

Sixth Grade

Quranic Reading and Memorization:

  • Etiquette of Reading and Handling the Quran
  • Memorize the Arabic and Meaning of parts of the 30th Juz of the Quran (students will all begin at a different level, depending on the Surahs they have already memorized

Islamic Studies:

  • The purpose of Shaytan, his tactics, and how to withstand them
  • Importance of Salat
  • Khushu and how to attain it
  • Wisdom Behind the Commandments of Halal & Haram
  • Importance of Eating Halal
  • Importance of Ramadan and Fasting
  • Importance of Eid ul Adha
  • Prophet Ibrahim (AS)
  • The Significance of the First 10 days of Dhul Hijjah
  • The Balance between Fear and Hope of Allah
  • People of ‘Ad and Thamud
  • Prophet Lut (AS)
  • Love of Rasulullah (SAW)
  • Backbiting
  • Jannah and Naar
  • Death and the Afterlife
  • Duties towards Parents
  • Salman Al Farsi (RA)
  • Incident at Taif
  • Why Allah gives us Hardship/Importance of Sabr
  • Prophet Isa (AS)
  • Finality of the Prophethood

Youth

This is a catch up class for students over the age of 12

Quranic Studies and Memorization

  • Learning the rules of Tajweed; properly pronouncing the words.
  • Reading Surah Baqarah for fluency and practice of Tajweed rules
  • Memorize Arabic and the meaning of Surah Al-Naas to Surah Al-Baiyinah; and to understand the tafsir of these Surahs.
  • Memorize the Arabic and meaning and understand the tafsir of the following Surahs:

Islamic Studies:

  • Allah (SWT)
  • Ramadan And Eid-Al-Fitr
  • Hajj
  • Salah
  • Prophet Muhammad
  • Morals And Manners
  • The Islamic Calendar
  • Day Of Judgment And It’s Signs
  • The Virtues Of Certain Surahs
  • Adam And Hawa
  • The Five Pillars
  • The Six Beliefs
  • Belief In Allah (SWT)
  • Belief In The Books
  • Belief In The Angels
  • Belief In The Last Day
  • Belief In The Prophets
  • Belief In Fate
  • Dress Code
  • Islamic Calendar
  • Shahadah
  • Salat
  • Ramadan/Fasting
  • Hajj
  • Zakat
  • Prophets
  • Day of Judgment
  • Jihad
  • Holy Books
  • Rights
  • Blessings
  • Sins
  • Asking repentance
  • Prophet Muhammad
  • (SAW)
  • Sunnah and Hadiths
  • Prophet Yusuf (AS)
  • Sahabas and Sahabiat
  • Khalifas
  • Dealing with money
  • Faith in good & bad
  • Islam and Science
  • 5th Kalimah with meaning

Youth

Quranic Studies:

Tafseer of Surah Bakarah

  • 43 – 46: Prayer, Patience, and Khushu
  • 47 – 53: Ummah, Bani Israel, Blessing
  • 46 – 57: Continued
  • 58 – 59: Jihad, Nafs, Deception, Intention
  • 60 -68: Greatfulness
  • 69 – 74: Scriptures, Forgiveness, Questions
  • 75 – 83: Knowledge, Preaching, Presentation
  • 84 – 86: Promise to Allah,
  • 87 -96: H. Isa, historic relation of God and Man
  • 96 – 100: Iman
  • 101 – 105: P. Sulaiman, Marriage
  • 106 – 108: Lessons from the Bani Israel
  • 109 – 113: Other “mono”theistic religions
  • 114 – 115: Forbidding Worship – History
  • 116 – 123: Shirk, Arrogance, Guidence and Law
  • 124: Ibraheem – Trials and Rewards
  • 125 – 128: Ibrahim’s dua
  • 129: Coming of Prophet Muhammad (SAW)
  • 130 – 134: Review P. Ibraheem – Results
  • 135 – 141: True religion and Dawah

Islamic Studies:

  • Signs of Allah in nature
  • Ponder over Qur’an
  • Preservation and Compilation of the Qur’an
  • Ibadat – Some easy ways to do it
  • Why human beings are superior
  • Is Islam a violent religion
  • Peer Pressure
  • Choices we make
  • Dating in Islam
  • Alcohol and Gambling
  • Permitted and Prohibited Food
  • Food of the People of the Book
  • Khadijah (RA)
  • Prophet (S)’s Multiple Marriage
  • Marriage with Zainab (RA)
  • The Prophet (S) – A great Army General
  • God’s Chosen People
  • Musa’s Personality
  • Prophecy of Muhammad in the Bible
  • Shi’ah Muslims
  • Muslims in North America
  • Life cycle of truth – examples from prophets lives
  • How Ramadan can bring the best in us
  • Indecency
  • Allegations Against the Prophet (S)
  • Family Values
  • Shariah
  • Justice in Islam 

NOTE – The Youth Level 2 Curriculum changes every year above is the curriculum for the year 2009-2010.



Salah Class

Salah class is designed to perfect students’ Salah, by teaching the students the proper way of pronouncing every word in Salah. In addition to this the Positions of Prayer are practiced daily in the hope that every second of the students’ prayers to Allah, The Most Merciful, counts as a step towards Jannah (Paradise). Finally Student also learn the meaning of their Salah so that they may value the importance of Salah and the importance of Islam (Submission to the will of Almighty Allah)

LEVEL I

  • Sana
  • Ta’auwuz
  • Tasmiya
  • Fatiha
  • Ikhlas
  • Falaq
  • Kafiroon
  • Nas

LEVEL II

  • Ruku’ and Sujood
  • Surah Kafiroon
  • Tashhud
  • Sacred Darood
  • Dua after Darood

LEVEL III

  • Dua after Salah
  • Dua for Aversion of Calamities
  • Dua Qunoot

LEVEL IV

  • Meaning of Sana
  • Meaning of Ta’auwuz
  • Meaning of Tasmiya
  • Meaning of Fatiha
  • Meaning of Ikhlas
  • Meaning of Falaq
  • Meaning of Kafiroon
  • Meaning of Nas

LEVEL V

  • Meaning of Tashhud
  • Meaning of Sacred Darood
  • Meaning of Dua after Darood
  • Meaning of Dua after Salah
  • Meaning of Aversion of Calamities
  • Meaning of Dua Qunoot

Nazarah Class

Nazarah is the term coming from the Arabic word نظر which means to look. Thus in this class students are expected to arrive with a Quran with Arabic text ONLY in the hopes that students may read to Quran with proficiency in the rules of Tajweed that are taught at the Kindergarten and First Grade Levels. This class was designed in the hopes of allowing each student to once read the Qur’an by نظر once in their life. This class is offered to Students from the second grade to Youth Level 2.

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