Topic outline

  • Class #1 - 8/14/16

    بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم

    Bismillaah al-rahmaan al-raheem

    Introduction to Usul-u-Deen

    Basics of Religion

    1. Who do we obey? 
    2. Who is our Prophet? 
    3. Who are the Ahlul Bayt? 
  • Class #2 - 8/21/16

    Osool Ad-deen

    1. Tawheed (Rahmaan, Raheem)
    2. Adaalah
    3. Nabuwwah
    4. Imaamah
    5. Qiyamah


    Akhlaq:

    • The importance of Honesty and avoiding lying


    History:

    • Prophet Muhammad (S) - his nickname of as-Sadiq, al-Amin (the Honest, the Trustworthy) 

  • Class #3 - 8/28/16

    Usul-u-Deen activity

    Usul-u-Deen - Tawheed

    • Rahman - definition & examples
    • Raheem - definition & examples

    Wudhu

    • Introduction to Wudhu, wajib components of Wudhu
    • Wudhu practice
  • Class #4 - 9/4/16

    Fiqh: Usul-u-Deen - Tawheed & 'Adalah

    • Tawheed - Allah is "Qadeer," the all-powerful
    • Adalah - story of Allah's fairness

    History: Life of the Prophet (S)

    • Quiz - basic facts of the Prophet (S)'s life 

    Wudhu Practice (wajib only)


    • Class #5 - 9/11/16

      Eid Mubarak! 

      • Making Eid cards for family

      History

      • Story of Prophet Ibrahim and why we celebrate Eid al-Adha

      Akhlaq:

      • Respecting our parents - story
      • What are some things my parents do for me? What ways can I treat my parents well? 

      Wudhu practice (wajib only) 


      • Class #6 - 9/18/16

        Akhlaq: Speaking kindly

        • Being respectful & kind in speech, avoiding gossip
        • "Think before you speak" worksheet

        History: Ahlul Bayt

        • Story of the Cloak: Ahlul-Kisa'

        Fiqh: Usul-u-Deen review

        • Tawheed - Rahman, Raheem, Qadeer
        • 12 Imams
        • 124,000 prophets

        Wudhu practice (wajib only) 

        • Class #7 - 9/25/16

          Eid Mubarak!

          • Preparing Mubahila poem for assembly 

          Usul-u-Deen: Nabuuwah (Prophethood)

          • The five Ulul 'Azm prophets : Nuh (A), Ibrahim (A), Musa (A), Isa (A), Muhammad (S)
          • The four holy books: Quran, Injeel, Tawrah, Zaboor

          History: 

          • Story of Mubahila : debate between the Christians & Muslims
          • Eid al-Ghadeer - Imam Ali chosen as Prophet Muhammad (S) successor 


          • Class #8 - 10/2/16

            Usul-u-Deen: Imaaamah

            • Why it's important to have an Imam
            • Traits of an Imam
            • Learning 12 Imams in order - game


            History: Muharram, Karbala, & Ashura

            • Focus Imam Husain


            Wudhu Practice (wajib only) 


            • Class #9 - 10/9/16

              Usul-u-Deen: Qiyamah

              • 2 Angels - good & bad deeds

              Usul-u-Deen: Imaamah

              • 12 imams in order - game

              History: Karbala

              • Story of Abbas, "Water Bearer"
              • Brief story of Ali Asghar

              Wudhu Practice (wajib only)

              Quiz


              • Class #10 - 10/16/16

                Fiqh:

                • The Fourteen Ma'soomeen
                • Imaamah - the Living Imam. How can we prepare for the Imam's return?


                Akhlaq: 

                • Importance of Cleanliness


                History: Karbala

                • Sayyida Zainab
                • After Ashura

                • Class #11- 10/23/16

                  Fiqh:

                  • Najasah and Taharah
                  • The Fourteen Ma'soomeen in order - game


                  Akhlaq: 

                  • Sharing with Sibling


                  History:

                  • Imam Ali (A)- The High

                  • Class #12 - 10/30/16

                    Fiqh: 

                    Najasat/Mutaharat review

                    Usul-u-Deen quiz


                    Akhlaq: 

                    Manners in an Islamic Center/Masjid


                    History: 

                    Imam Hasan (A), the Doer of Good


                    Wudhu Practice (wajib only)

                    • Class #13 - 11/13/16

                      Fiqh:

                      Fiqh vocabulary: wajib, haram, mustahab, makrooh, mubah

                      Review of Najasat/Mutahirat


                      History:

                      Imam Husain (A), the Door of Good


                      Review of class material - all topics (game) 


                      Wudhu practice (wajib only) 

                      • Class #14 - 11/20/16

                        Fiqh vocabulary review & quiz


                        Wudhu

                        • Wajib actions
                        • Concept of Niyyah (intention)


                        Karbala & Imam Husain event preparation 


                        • Class #15 - 12/4/16

                          Wudhu: 

                          • Mustahab actions of wudhu


                          Akhlaq: 

                          • Manners before going to sleep
                          • Manners after waking up


                          History: Miracles of the Prophet

                          • Isra & Mi'raj - the night journey

                          • Class #16 - 1/8/17

                            Fiqh: 

                            • 12 Islamic months
                            • Art - Islamic calendar

                            History

                            • Imam Zain ul-Abideen 

                            Wudhu Practice - wajib and mustahab


                            Wudhu Test next Week! 

                            • Class #17 - 1/15/17

                              Salah/Namaz:

                              • How many times a day do we pray?
                              • Wajib & mustahab actions of salah

                              History: Prophet Nuh


                              Wudhu Quiz - Practice for the test next week! 


                              12 Islamic Months -  review

                              • Class #18 - 1/22/17

                                Salah/Namaz continued

                                • What we say in Salah & the meaning


                                History: Prophet Adam


                                Wudhu Test

                                • Class #19 - 1/29/17

                                  Salah/Namaz continued

                                  • What we say in salah & the meaning, practice
                                  • Salah quiz next week!


                                  History: Prophet Ibrahim

                                  • Prophet Ibrahim story
                                  • Prophets quiz
                                  • Prophet Ibrahim nasheed


                                  Akhlaq: Friendship


                                  • Class #20 - 2/5/17

                                    Fiqh: Salah/Namaz

                                    • Qiblah
                                    • Salah vocabulary game: Niyyah, Ruku', Sujood, Qunoot, etc. 
                                    • Salah quiz


                                    Insaan, Angels & Jinn


                                    History:

                                    • Ulul-Azm prophet review
                                    • Holy books

                                    • Class #21 - 2/12/17

                                      Fiqh: Salah/Namaz

                                      • Times of prayer


                                      History: Prophet Musa


                                      Akhlaq: meaning of words

                                      • InshaAllah
                                      • Alhamdulillah
                                      • Salawat 

                                      • Class #22 - 2/19/17

                                        Fiqh:

                                        • Introduction to Furoo-u-Deen
                                        • Furoo-u-Deen art activity


                                        History: Sayyida Fatima 

                                        • Life as a young child

                                        • Class #23 - 2/26/17

                                          Fiqh:

                                          • Furo-u-Deen review
                                          • Furo-u-Deen worksheet


                                          History: Sayyida Fatima (as)

                                          • Basic facts
                                          • Review on life as a young child
                                          • Story of Tasbeeh


                                          Activity: Making our own sibha (prayer beads) 

                                          • Class #24 - 3/5/17

                                            Fiqh: 

                                            • Furoo-u-Deen review


                                            History:

                                            • Prophet Isa (as) and Sayyida Maryam (as)


                                            Graduation Preparation:

                                            • Imam Mehdi poem recitation
                                            • Life of Imam Ali - life story, assigning roles

                                            • Class #25 - 3/12/17

                                              Fiqh: 

                                              • Brief review of Furoo-u-Deen
                                              • Brief review of Usul-u-Deen
                                              • Furoo-u-Deen quiz next week!


                                              History:

                                              • Prophet Dawood


                                              Presentation preparation 


                                              Parent-teacher conferences! 


                                              • Class #26 - 3/19/17

                                                Fiqh: 

                                                • Sawm/Fasting/Roza
                                                • Furoo-u-Deen Quiz


                                                History: Prophet Yunus


                                                Presentation Practice

                                                • Imam Medhi poem recitation
                                                • Imam Ali presentation practice (PowerPoint)


                                                • Class #27 - 3/26/17

                                                  Fiqh: 

                                                  Sawm/Fasting QUIZ! 

                                                  Furoo-u-Deen - review of last 5 (real-life examples)

                                                  • Jihad
                                                  • Amr bil Ma'roof
                                                  • Nahy an al-Munkar
                                                  • Tawalli
                                                  • Tabarri


                                                  Practice for Imam Ali Presentation

                                                  -- PRESENTATION DATE IS 

                                                  SATURDAY, APRIL 8 --


                                                  • Class #28 - 4/2/17

                                                    History: 

                                                    • Prophet Ismail
                                                    • Which Prophet Is This? game


                                                    Practice for Imam Ali Presentation


                                                    Date of the Presentation: Saturday, April 8 

                                                    **please arrive by 5:45 p.m.**

                                                    • Class #31 - 4/23/17

                                                      Jeopardy Review - All Topics

                                                      • Prophet Muhammad (SAW), the 12 Imams, the Ahlul Bayt
                                                      • The Prophets
                                                      • Muharram & Karbala
                                                      • Usool ad-Deen and Furoo ad-Deen
                                                      • Wudhu & prayer
                                                      • Misc. fiqh


                                                      Imam Mehdi poem


                                                      Surah practice (Surah Qasas, Ayah #5)


                                                      • Class #33- 5/7/17

                                                        End of Year Test


                                                        Practice for Imam Mehdi Presentation