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  Standards for the Religious Studies Program  

LEVEL II
Elementary Level
1st-4th grades

      Upon graduation from elementary school, students       should be able to:
  • Recognize the basic beliefs of Islam: ( Shahadah and Tawheed, The Angels, The books, The Messengers, and the Day of Judgment).

  • Explain and be able to practice the basic worshiping rituals / Ibadat (Salat/Prayer, Zakat/Poor Due, Sawm/Fasting, Hajj/Pilgrimage).

  • Practice cleanliness in general and be able to make Wudu.

  • Be able to perform Salat in Arabic with understanding.

  • Recognize the pivotal role of the Quran in the lives of Muslims and humanity at large.

  • Know important parts of the sirah of Prophet Muhammad and recognize his significance to Muslims and the world.

  • Be able to recite, understand, and analyze simple verses and/or suras of the Quran

  • Memorize some important chapters and selected verses from the Quran

  • Be familiar with the sayings of Prophet Muhammad and memorize about twenty essential hadith.

  • Know the early Muslims and the early history of Islam

  • Learn why and how to apply essential values (Responsibility, Honesty, Justice, Courage, Commitment, Respect, Appreciation, Generosity, Kindness, and Self-Discipline)

  • Know about other prophets and analyze their stories for important lessons.

  • Appreciate and emulate the virtuous character of the Prophet in their lives.

  • Be familiar with and memorize some daily Du'aa (supplications) and Adhkar (Device supplications)

  • Recognize and practice basic Islamic etiquettes (Bismillah, Alahmdulillah, Eating habits, respect for others, Islamic greeting and response, etc.)




  Standards for the Religious Studies Program per grade

      1st Grade standards for the Religious Studies Program

      2nd Grade standards for the Religious Studies Program

      3rd Grade standards for the Religious Studies Program

      4th Grade standards for the Religious Studies Program

       To cover this material we use the following resources:

1. Books (Developed and Published by the BIAE)

     - Learning and Living the Qur'an Level 1          

     - Learning and Living the Qur'an Level 2
          

     - Learning and Living the Qur'an Level 3
  

     - Learning and Living Islam Level 1          

     - Learning and Living Islam Level 2
          

     - Learning and Living Islam Level 3
          

2. Islamic Studies Syllabus and book list:

3. Quranic Studies Curricullum:

4. Values of the Month with its supporting Hadith:

For each month we have selected values, ethics and ahadith to teach the students a different concept in Islam.

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