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May 14, 2022

P1: Islamic Studies: 

P2: Tafseer: 

P3: Arabic Reading: Group 1 (Sr. Hasna): Review for the final exam.

                             Group 2 (Sr. Kalsoom): 

Previous Homework:

April 30, 2022

No School Sat. May 7th. Eid Mubarak!

P1: Islamic Studies: 

P2: Tafseer: 

P3: Arabic Reading: Group 1 (Sr. Hasna): No homework. Eid Mubarak!

                             Group 2 (Sr. Kalsoom): Read the translation of Surah Qaaf. Eid Mubarak!

April 23, 2022

P1: Islamic Studies: 

P2: Tafseer: 

P3: Arabic Reading: Group 1 (Sr. Hasna): Continue reading with tajweed. Please review all the rules as you'll have a final exam after Eid jnshallah.

                             Group 2 (Sr. Kalsoom): Continue reading and review lesson 19 and 20 from the textbook. Those who don't have the book can use this link.

April 16, 2022

P1: Islamic Studies: 

P2: Tafseer: Memorize your Surah Mulk!

P3: Arabic Reading: Group 1 (Sr. Hasna): We'll continue reading and applying the rules. Please practice at home the same method we did during our sessions at school. Prepare yourself for a test after Eid inshallah.

                             Group 2 (Sr. Kalsoom): Continue reading, take note of your mistakes, and try to pay extra attention so you can fix them InshaAllah.

April 9, 2022

P1: Islamic Studies: Please watch the series on the manners of the believers everyday starting with the following two episodes: Episode 1 and Episode 2.

P2: Tafseer: 

P3: Arabic Reading: Group 1 (Sr. Hasna): Keep reading Quoran as we did today at school. We'll continue during this blessed month to read as much as we can. Stop and think about the correct way to pronounce letters. Think about the rules. Bring your questions for next time to discuss in class inshallah.

                             Group 2 (Sr. Kalsoom): Read as much Qur'an as you can with all the rules we have learned so far (take advantage of this week by pondering over the translation of the Quran, even if a few verses. Use Dr. Mustafa Khattab's The Clear Quran.)

April 2, 2022

P1: Islamic Studies: Please watch the series on the manners of the believers everyday starting with the following two episodes: Episode 1 and Episode 2.

P2: Tafseer: 

P3: Arabic Reading: Group 1 (Sr. Hasna): Review noon sakena rules and be ready to practice them while you read Quran.

                             Group 2 (Sr. Kalsoom): 

March 26, 2022

P1: Islamic Studies: Check Google Classroom for your homework assignment.

P2: Tafseer: Check Google Classroom for your homework assignment.

P3: Arabic Reading: Group 1 (Sr. Hasna): Please review the 4 rules of noon sakina and tanween rules. Practice applying the rules by reading from your tajweed book.

                             Group 2 (Sr. Kalsoom): Review the rules of همزة الوصل. Please recite a portion of the Quran daily.

March 19, 2022

P1: Islamic Studies: 

P2: Tafseer: 

P3: Arabic Reading: Group 1 (Sr. Hasna): Please review noon sakina and tanween rules. Practice by reading from your tajweed book.

                             Group 2 (Sr. Kalsoom): Continue reading and review all the rules of nun sakin and tanween.

March 12, 2022

P1: Islamic Studies: Check Google Classroom for your homework assignment.

P2: Tafseer: Check Google Classroom for your homework assignment.

P3: Arabic Reading: Group 1 (Sr. Hasna): Be ready to finish Idgham next week. Please review the rules we learned so far. Find rules in your verses write it in and bring it with you next week. Continue reading (practice is the clue to be a master in tajweed :)

                             Group 2 (Sr. Kalsoom): Continue reciting daily, and make sure to send your recordings.

March 5, 2022

P1: Islamic Studies: You learned about Riya today and the dangers it plays in worship. Give me examples of Riya that you may face day to day. The example we talked about in class was when we are praying in front of someone, we may change the way we pray. What is a solution for this problem?

P2: Tafseer: You were taught how to give Jummah Khutbah. I want you to memorize the arabic portion of the khutbah to help you get started on one day leading a khutbah or khaterah. You can download the file here (or from your Google Classrom).

P3: Arabic Reading: Group 1 (Sr. Hasna): Continue reading from your quran book. Please review the idhar halqi and idgham without ghunna. Read from your tajweed book to practice this two rules.

                             Group 2 (Sr. Kalsoom): Continue reading 1/2-1 page. Record yourselves when reading, and listen to the recording to mark your mistakes in the book.

February 26, 2022

P1: Islamic Studies: Check Google Classroom for your homework assignment.

P2: Tafseer: Check Google Classroom for your homework assignment.

P3: Arabic Reading: Group 1 (Sr. Hasna): Please review the rules that we learned. Continue reading from surah Albaqara with tajweed.

                             Group 2 (Sr. Kalsoom): Continue reciting 1/2-1 page daily.

February 19, 2022

P1: Islamic Studies: Check Google Classroom for your homework assignment.

P2: Tafseer: Answer the questions assigned in the Google Classroom.

P3: Arabic Reading: Group 1 (Sr. Hasna): Review noon sakinah rule (just Idhar). Practice this rule by reading page 85. Continue readiing from surah Al-Baqara and find the rules that you know.

                             Group 2 (Sr. Kalsoom): Review the new rules we learned today and continue reciting 1/2-1 page daily.

February 12, 2022

P1: Islamic Studies: Check Google Classroom for your homework assignment.

P2: Tafseer: Check Google Classroom for your homework assignment.

P3: Arabic Reading: Group 1 (Sr. Hasna): Continue reading from surah Al-Baqara as we did today in class. Stop when you see a rule think about it then apply it while you're reading. Review the previous rules as we'll start a new one next session inshallah.

                             Group 2 (Sr. Kalsoom): No homework.

February 5, 2022

P1: Islamic Studies: Reflections on the battle of Badr and related events. Please think about the following questions. Mark your points and come to class next week InShaAllah, ready to discuss:

  • 1) come up with arguments to show that the battle of Badr was a defensive war

  • 2) reflect on how Islam treats its enemies and prisoners (hint see page 205 and section 15.4)

  • 3) reflect on how the Prophet SAW comes up with decisions (hint see section 15.2 page 200)

To address these questions, pay attention to what scholars are saying in the book in these light beige vignettes.

P2: Tafseer: No homework.

P3: Arabic Reading: Group 1 (Sr. Hasna): Read one page of surah Al-baqara by applying the rules that we leaned. Please review Meem sakina rules.

                             Group 2 (Sr. Kalsoom): Read half a page daily from page 13 onwards. Practice all the rules for a retake next week.

January 29, 2022

P1: Islamic Studies: You have a guest speaker next week. Click here to listen to one of his talks he did here and come prepared with questions to ask!

P2: Tafseer: I introduced you to Islamic Fiqh. For next week I want you to chose one main Imam: Imam Abu Hanifah, Imam Shafi, Imam Malik, or Imam Hanbal and answer these questions about that Imam.

  • 1) Which are of the world were they from?

  • 2) Which companions narrations were they mostly influenced by?

  • 3) What is there ruling on raising your hands in your prayers and what is their proof? (Please note, all of the positions on raising your hands are correct. This is not about proving the other Imams wrong, but instead learning about one.)

P3: Arabic Reading: Group 1 (Sr. Hasna): Read one page of your choice in surah Al-bakara by applying all the rules that we learned.

                             Group 2 (Sr. Kalsoom): Read half a page of the Qur'an everyday and send me the recordings.

January 22, 2022

P1: Islamic Studies: Please look out in the google classroom for the test link.

P2: Tafseer: I taught you about the compilation of the Quran today, and you learned about the great scribe of the Prophet Peace Be Upon Him: Zaid Bin Thabit. Click here to read about the different Qirat of the Quran. Also note, I made a mistake in class, Zaid Bin Thabit was not a famous poet. The person who wrote the famous poem is Hassan Bin Thabit. Click here to read it.

P3: Arabic Reading: Group 1 (Sr. Hasna): Review the three rules of Meem Sakena. Practice reading surah Albaqara and apply the rules of meem sakena and all the rules that we learned before.

                             Group 2 (Sr. Kalsoom): Complete page 10 (handed out last week). Directions: underline ادغام, circle اظهار, and place the appropriate harakah on همزة الوصل. Those who missed the exam, email me so we can schedule a time for the reading portion inshaAllah.

January 15, 2022

P1: Islamic Studies: Review for your mid-term exam.

P2: Tafseer: No homework.

P3: Arabic Reading: Group 1 (Sr. Hasna): Review the rule of Ikhfae Shafawi and apply it in your tajweed book.

                             Group 2 (Sr. Kalsoom): Last extension for the exam. Practice reciting page 11 for the reading portion. For the writing portion, you will have to identify where ادغام and اظهار takes place in the given verses from Surah al-Ahqaf along with placing the vowel on the همزة الوصل. You can email me if you have any questions.

January 8, 2022

P1: Islamic Studies: Your midterm will be on the 22nd. Make sure to review everything from the Hijrah to the end of Battle of Badr. We will play a jeopardy style game next week.

P2: Tafseer: You will have a midterm next week. Review this study guide!

P3: Arabic Reading: Group 1 (Sr. Hasna): Review for the test/the quiz about articulation points of letters. Use your book "Tajweed made easy" for more details about this lesson (pages 21 to 31).

                             Group 2 (Sr. Kalsoom): Review for next week's test. It will include 1 page of reading from pages 5-11, Tajweed rules - ادغام، اظهار، همزة الوصل. Use this link to review for همزة الوصل. 

December 18, 2021

P1: Islamic Studies: Complete all questions on year 15 and submit your answers if you haven't already.

P2: Tafseer: 

P3: Arabic Reading: Group 1 (Sr. Hasna): We'll have a small Quiz about المخارج the articulation points of letters. Review it please. Enjoy the break!

                             Group 2 (Sr. Kalsoom): Keep reciting and have a wonderful break!

December 11, 2021

P1: Islamic Studies: Check Google Classroom for your homework assignment.

P2: Tafseer: Check Google Classroom for your homework assignment.

P3: Arabic Reading: Group 1 (Sr. Hasna): Read verses 17 to 24 of surah Al-Baqara (apply all the rules). Write all the alphabet letters with the articulation points of each one (just the one that we learned). Send me a picture please.

                             Group 2 (Sr. Kalsoom): Review pages 5-11 for the test.

December 4, 2021

P1: Islamic Studies: Check Google Classroom for your homework assignment.

P2: Tafseer: Check Google Classroom for your homework assignment.

P3: Arabic Reading: Group 1 (Sr. Hasna): Read the first page of surah Al-Baqara until verse 16 (find all the rae rules). Will discuss it next week during our class inshallah.

                             Group 2 (Sr. Kalsoom): Practice reciting page 11, Surah Muhammad. You will have your midterm exam in two weeks. Preparing up to and including page 10. Please make sure to review the rules we have done so far and apply them when reciting.

November 20, 2021

P1: Islamic Studies: Check Google Classroom for your homework assignment.

P2: Tafseer: Check Google Classroom for your homework assignment.

P3: Arabic Reading: Group 1 (Sr. Hasna): Review all the rules and keep reading from surah Albaqara (at least 2 pages) by applying all the rules of tajweed that we learned.

                             Group 2 (Sr. Kalsoom): Listen to Surah al-Ahqaf (the entire surah). Practice reading the 1st page of Surah Muhammad Ayahs 1-11

 

November 13, 2021

P1: Islamic Studies: Check Google Classroom for your homework assignment.

P2: Tafseer: Check Google Classroom for your homework assignment.

P3: Arabic Reading: Group 1 (Sr. Hasna): Practice reading the first page of surah Al-baqara. Pronouce the heavy letters correctly. We'll practice it together next session inshallah.

                             Group 2 (Sr. Kalsoom): Send me the recordings for the last page of Surah Al-Ahqaf verses 29-35. Review all the Tajweed rules we have learned so far (ادغام، اظهار، همزة الوصل، حروف المدة). Please bring a notebook to class next week.

November 6, 2021

P1: Islamic Studies: Check Google Classroom for your homework assignment.

P2: Tafseer: Check Google Classroom for your homework assignment.

P3: Arabic Reading: Group 1 (Sr. Hasna): Review your lessons from rules of tajweed book (page 19 to 50). The rules are 8, the rest of pages are examples that can help you to practice reading. We'll have a test next week about the rules and Al-makharij. Please review your notes too. Practice your rules in Surah Al-Mulk. We'll use it as oral reading test inshallah! JAK

                             Group 2 (Sr. Kalsoom): Download the "Quran Majeed" app, and send me the recordings for Surah Al-Ahqaf verses 24-30.

October 30, 2021

P1: Islamic Studies: Check Google Classroom for your homework assignment.

P2: Tafseer: Check Google Classroom for your homework assignment.

P3: Arabic Reading: Group 1 (Sr. Hasna): Read surah Al-mulk. Highlight the rae rules, the lam of Allah rules. Justify your choice of heavy sound and Light sound of lam and Rae. JAK

                             Group 2 (Sr. Kalsoom): Listen to and recite Ayahs 20-25 of Surah al-Ahqaf. Review the rules of اظهار and همزة الوصل from class.

October 23, 2021

P1: Islamic Studies: Check Google Classroom for your homework assignment.

P2: Tafseer: Check Google Classroom for your homework assignment.

P3: Arabic Reading: Group 1 (Sr. Hasna): Read the rule of rae mutaharika from your book(الراء المتحركة) and practice reading the next two pages by applying all the rules that we learned, JAK

                             Group 2 (Sr. Kalsoom): Listen to Surah Al-Ahqaf Ayahs 15-20 and try to read them along with the recording. Mark all the places where ادغام takes place in Ayahs 15-20.

October 16, 2021

P1: Islamic Studies: Check Google Classroom for your homework assignment.

P2: Tafseer: Check Google Classroom for your homework assignment.

P3: Arabic Reading: Group 1 (Sr. Hasna): Record 5 first ayates of surah Al-Mulk by applying the rules of (qalqala noon and meem mushadada Lam rules). Send it to me before next Saturday. JAK

                             Group 2 (Sr. Kalsoom): Practice reciting Surah al Ahqah Ayat 10-15.

October 9, 2021

P1: Islamic Studies: Check Google Classroom for your homework assignment.

P2: Tafseer: Check Google Classroom for your homework assignment.

P3: Arabic Reading: Group 1 (Sr. Hasna): Read surah Almulk(الملك). Practice the rules that we have learned. Find all the words in this surah that have qalqala or meem or noon mushadada. Write them in your notebook.

                             Group 2 (Sr. Kalsoom): Read Surah al-Ahqaf ayahs 1-10 and bring your signed Quran Progress sheets

October 2, 2021

​P1: Islamic Studies: Textbook (Revelation) reading pages: 177-192.

P2: Tafseer: Check Google classroom for homework. If you did not join yet, I sent you the link on WhatsApp, please join immediately.

P3: Arabic Reading: Group 1 (Sr. Hasna): Read pages 24 and 25 (Rules of Tajwid) by practicing the mim and nun mushadadah (ghunna should be very complete).

                             Group 2 (Sr. Kalsoom): Fill the "Quran Progress" sheet as told in class and bring it signed next week. Please read Surah al-Ahqaf (1-10) at least 5 times.

September 25, 2021

P1: Islamic Studies: Please review textbook Revelation, pages 167-176. Spend 10 minutes researching on Saad Ibn Mu'adh and Mus'ab ibn Umayr.

P2: Tafseer:

P3: Arabic Reading: Group 1 (Sr. Hasna): Please review the articulation points of letters and bring a notebook with you next week. 

                             Group 2 (Sr. Kalsoom): Please read Verses 1-5 of Surah al-Ahqaf at least 5 times

September 18, 2021

Welcome to the 2021-22 School Year! 

P1: Islamic Studies: Please read the text book revelation from pages 167 to 174 in preparation for next week's lecture.

P2: Tafseer:

P3: Arabic Reading: Grp 1 - No homework.