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June 5, 2021

Have a great Summer Break! 

Previous Homework:

May 29, 2021

1: Quran: No homework.

2: Seera:

3: Character Building: Please check your Google Classroom for the homework assignment.

May 22, 2021

1: Quran: No homework.

2: Seera: Study for the quizz that will take place on 05/29/2021 incha Allah. Or work and submit your essay by 05/31/2021 SHARP. No extensions. Please use this sheet to prepare.

3: Character Building: Please check your Google Classroom for the homework assignment.

May 8, 2021

School closed May 15th. EID MUBARAK!

1: Quran: Eid Mubarak! Be ready for you final exam May 22nd inshallah.

2: Seera: Please review material. Essay topics will be posted during the week inch Allah. Eid Mubarak!!!

3: Character Building: Please check your Google Classroom for the homework assignment.

May 1, 2021

1: Quran: Memorize 10 first verses. Review your tajweed rules. Our final exam will be March 22 inshallah.

2: Seera: 

3: Character Building: Please check your Google Classroom for the homework assignment.

April 24, 2021

1: Quran: Memorize 10 first ayates for an oral test next week. Practice reading 5 ayates a day!

2: Seera: No homework.

3: Character Building: Please check your Google Classroom for the homework assignment.

April 17, 2021

1: Quran: Memorize 10 ayates of surah Al-kahf. Please find all tajweed rules in verse 19 of surah Al-kahf.

2: Seera: No homework.

3: Character Building: Please check your Google Classroom for the homework assignment.

April 10, 2021

1: Quran: Write some benefits and lessons that you have learned from surah Al-Kahf. Send your homework before next class. JAK.

2: Seera: No homework so you have time to work on your Ramadan presentations.

3: Character Building: Please check your Google Classroom for the homework assignment.

April 3, 2021

1: Quran: Write a paragraph about the story of thu-Alqarnayn. Send it to me before next class please. Memorize the first 10 ayahs of surah Al-kahf.

2: Seera: Please select dates that work for you to coordinate the Ramadan evening programs as discussed on WhatsApp. Also please research and select a story from the Quran that you would like to present during Ramadan inch Allah.

3: Character Building: Please check your Google Classroom for the homework assignment.

March 27, 2021

1: Quran: Please memorize the first 10 ayates of surah Alkahf. Write a paragraph about do-lqarnayn (ذوالقرنين) story and some lessons that you learned from his story. JAK

2: Seera: Please view this video​ on Isra & Miraj.

3: Character Building: Please check your Google Classroom for the homework assignment.

March 20, 2021

1: Quran: Please read the lesson in your book pages 6, 7, and 8. Memorize the whisper letters. Send your paragraph about Mussa and alkhidr. JAK

2: Seera: Please watch video1 and video2.  Please read sections 11.3 and 11.4 in your book.

3: Character Building: Please check your Google Classroom for the homework assignment.

March 13, 2021

1: Quran: Memorize first 10 ayates please. Send me your paragraph on the story of Mussa and Alkhidr.

2: Seera: 

3: Character Building: 1. Please complete viewing the video posted in the class WhatsApp group. 
                                       2.Please choose and reflect 150-200 words on one or more of the following questions: 

  • why does the speaker emphasize the importance of one’s history. How does that relate to the Shariah. 

  • What do you imagine the culture (religio-socio-economic) of the people referred to by the speaker. Imagine their town in that West African region, What would you see, why? 

  • the speaker mentions 4 persons that she thinks is responsible for some 20 Million African Americans to return to Islam.

  • Choose one person and provide a brief highlight of their influence. 

  • Enjoy the reflection & writing. Wa Salam.

March 6, 2021

1: Quran: Memorize first 10 ayates. Please write a summary of the story of Mussa and Alkhider.

2: Seera: Please click here to watch Ep15 from Dr. Yasir Qadhi. 

3: Character Building: Please complete watching the video posted in your class WhatsApp group from 17:30 to 1:07:14.

            Write a 150-300 word reflection on one or a combination of any of the following: 

a. new information you learn about Bilal and it’s importance. 

b. Describe Bilal’s early life. How he became a Muslim. Find out how a son of a princess becomes a slave. 

c. Describe Bilal’s responsibilities. What do they indicate of his character.  What particular one would you emulate, why. 

d. As you were listening to the video what images of Bilal come to mind. Describe them to a 7 year-old 

e. For those interested in asbab al-Nuzul, check out the asbab for  ayat 49:13

February 27, 2021

1: Quran: Please memorize the first 10 ayates. Practice reading them with tajweed rules too.

2: Seera: Please revise sections 10.1 and 10.2 in the book. Also, please watch the following videos: Video1 & Video2

3: Character Building: Please check your Google Classroom for the homework assignment.

February 20, 2021

1: Quran: Please memorize the first 10 ayates of surah Alkahf. Review the lesson of النبر in your tajweed book.

2: Seera: 

3: Character Building: Please check your Google Classroom for the homework assignment.

February 13, 2021

1: Quran: No homework.

2: Seera: Please read section 6.3 p 138 and also read the Surah Fussilat verses 1-6 and 37-38. Also read section 6.4 and reflect on the meaning of Surah Al Kafirun. Finally, read section 6.5 together with Surah Al Kahf verses 23-24, 9-22, verses 83-88, 109-110 as discussed in the book.

3: Character Building: Please check your Google Classroom for the homework assignment.

February 6, 2021

1: Quran: Please memorize the first 8 verses of surah Al-Kahf. Practice reading with tajweed rules please.

2: Seera: Please read Y6 chapter, focusing on the sections describing the conversions of Hamza and Umar ibn Al Khattab.

3: Character Building: Please check your Google Classroom for the homework assignment.

January 30, 2021

1: Quran: Please memorize 8 Ayates of surah Alkahf. Read your tajweed book page 1 and 2.

2: Seera: Please complete the lecture of Y5 in the textbook.

3: Character Building: Please check your Google Classroom for the homework assignment.

January 23, 2021

1: Quran: please add one more ayah to memorize (first 7 ayates of surah Al-kahf) . Keep practicing your tajweed rules please.

2: Seera: Please complete and submit your essays. Please follow the directions discussed in class and also outlined here

3: Character Building: Please check your Google Classroom for the homework assignment.

January 16, 2021

1: Quran: Please memorize the first 6 verses of surah Al-Kahf.

2: Seera: 

3: Character Building: Please check your Google Classroom for the homework assignment.

January 9, 2021

1: Quran: Review your lessons of tajweed and tafsseer for a test next week, Memorize 6 ayates of surah Alkahf too.

2: Seera: 

3: Character Building: Please check your Google Classroom for the homework assignment.

January 2, 2021

1: Quran: Review your tajweed rules for next week please.

2: Seera: Please start working on your essay. Click Here for the instructions.

3: Character Building: Please check your Google Classroom for the homework assignment.

December 19, 2020

Note: No school on Dec 26th. See you back on Jan 2nd Insha'Allah.

1: Quran: Please be prepared for your Quiz after next week inshallah !

2: Seera: 

3: Character Building: Please check your Google Classroom for the homework assignment.

December 12, 2020

1: Quran: Keep memorizing the first verses of surah Al-Kahf (6 verses). Practice reading with tajweed rules (review Medd rules as we'll add more rules of Medd next week inshallah).

2: Seera: Please revise Y2 and read Y3 in the reference book, pages 101-108.

3: Character Building: Please check your Google Classroom for the homework assignment.

December 5, 2020

1: Quran: Memorize 6 ayates of surah Alkahf. Send me your paragraph about the story of the people of the cave. Find examples of Natural Medd, lesser connecting Medd and substitute Medd.

2: Seera: 

3: Character Building: Please check your Google Classroom for the homework assignment.

November 21, 2020

Note: No school on Nov 28th. Happy Thanksgiving!

1: Quran: please memorize 6 ayates of surah Alkahf. Send your homework about the story of (people of the cave) please.

2: Seera: Perform some independent research on Khadijah RA, Zayd RA, Abu Bakr RA or Ali RA. Please cover at least one of these greats in details.

3: Character Building: Please check your Google Classroom for the homework assignment.

November 14, 2020

1: Seera: Please read book from page 93 to 98. Also, please research on Khadija (RA) and Zyad (RA). We will discuss it in class for a few minutes inch Allah.

2: Quran: Memorize 5 ayates of surah Alkahf. Please send me your last homework about the story and the lessons that you have learned from the people of the cave. JAK

3: Character Building: Please check your Google Classroom for the homework assignment.

November 7, 2020

1: Seera: Please read and study pages 77 to 89 in the text book.

2: Quran: Please memorize 4 ayates of surah Al-Kahf. Write about the story number 1 (people of the cave). What is the story and what you learned from it as lessons or morals. Send me your homework. JAK

3: Character Building: Please check your Google Classroom for the homework assignment.

October 31, 2020

1: Seera: 

2: Quran: Please send me a summary of the first story in surah Al-kahf, What are the lessons(morals) that you learned from it, Please memorize by heart the 4 first verses of surah Al-kahf.

3: Character Building: Please check your Google Classroom for the homework assignment.

October 24, 2020

1: Seera: Please finalize your essays and send them to me by Friday October 30th (last extension).

2: Quran: Please memorize by heart the first 4 verses of surah Al-Kahf. Send me a summary of the story of the people of the cave and the lesson(s) that you learned from their story. JAK

3: Character Building: Please check your Google Classroom for the homework assignment.

October 17, 2020

1: Seera: Please send me your essay outline by Sunday 11:59 PM EST and the actual essay by Thursday 11:59 PM EST. Email me at sowdaby@gmail.com for your submissions. If you are challenged to meet these deadlines, email me. Instructions for the essay can be found by clicking here. (FYI: Click here for the syllabus).

2: Quran: Memorize 4 to 5 ayates of surah Alkahf. Be ready for the test next week (review meen and noon sakina rules).

3: Character Building: Please check your Google Classroom for the homework assignment.

October 10, 2020

1: Seera: No homework.

2: Quran: Group 1: Please memorize 3-4 ayates of surah Alkahf. Explain meem sakina rules. Give one example for every rule. What was the main idea of the first khutba in surah Alkahf?

                 Group 2: No homework. 

3: Character Building: Please check your Google Classroom for the homework assignment.

October 3, 2020

1: Seera: Please pre-read prologue 4 pages 74 to 81; make sure that you are up to date with your reading as the first essay is coming soon.

2: Quran: Group 1: Memorize 3 ayates of surah Alkahf. Please read the first 8 ayates and highlights the noun sakina rules. What is the difference between idgham with ghuna and idgham without ghona? Send me your homework please before next Saturday.

                 Group 2: No homework. 

3: Character Building: 

September 26, 2020

1: Seera: Please read prologue 3 in the book Revelation: pp 62-73 (in preparation for next week's session incha Allah).

2: Quran: Group 1: Please memorize two ayates of surah Alkahf with tajweed rules. Give examples of the 4 rules of noun sakina and tanween rules from surah Alkahf(2 examples for each rule). Send me the answers by email please (hasnaa.rabih@gmail.com).

                 Group 2: Please review the first ten letters of the alphabet. Click here to see a video for help.  

3: Character Building: Complete exercises 6-9 from the workbook.

September 19, 2020

1: Seera: 1. Review the syllabus (look at last week's homework for the link)

                 2. Read p 50-55 (what we did this week) and also p 56-61 for prepare for next week. Please pay attention to the commentaries from the scholars in the book.

2: Quran: Group 1: Please memorize two ayates of surah Alkahf,review the noun Sakinah rules and give example of each rule from surah Alkahf. Send me your answer by email to Hasnaa.rabih@gmail.com before next Saturday please.

                 Group 2: Please review the first ten letters of the alphabet. Click here to see a video for help.  

3: Character Building:

September 12, 2020

1. Seera: 1. Send me email at sowdaby@gmail.com to receive the syllabus.

              2. Read the revelation book pages 50-55 (optional). Read also pages 43-50 from the book;

              3. Click here to download the syllabus.

2. Quran:

3: Character Building: