To think about different ways of developing students’ interest in the Subject To find the problems faced by the teachers during the teaching of Islamiat To search for the techniques which can be used with the students to prepare them for the next level standards
Asking questions such as how, what, and why to foster the students to think deeply into the context of the learning experience both intellectually and personally. Pairing up individuals with different skills set and knowledge bases to promote a positive learning environment. Focusing on collaborative approaches and promoting a team building technique through: PowerPoint Presentations Class Discussions Sharing Internet Researches
CHALLENGES & SOLUTIONS c. Difficult Terminology. a. Interactive Discussion, Flash Cards, Class Quiz, Multimedia Presentations b. Students’ Counseling, Teacher should be a practicing Muslim and a role model, Time to time briefing about the life hereafter c. Use of Dictionary, Reading Islamic Stories in English, Learning of Islamic Terminologies in English, Writing short notes on different topics a.Lack of interest in the students. b. Lack of respect.
LESSON PLAN Topic: TERMS USED IN PRAYER Month: January 2012 Time: 1 Week Aim: To enable the students to understand the importance of Prayer as a great religious duty. Objectives: By the end of this plan students will be able to: highlight the Importance of PrayerImportance of Prayer differentiate between “CONDITIONS” and “COMPONENTS” of Prayer“CONDITIONS” “COMPONENTS” describe different postures of Prayerpostures of Prayer Resources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salah O’ Level Islamiat Books
Niyyat (Intention) Purity of Body Purity of PlacePurity of Clothes Legal Time Covering of Satr (necessary body parts) Direction of Qibla (Holy Ka’ba)
Differentiates between a Muslim and a non-Muslim The first thing that will be questioned on the Day of Judgement A Pillar of Islam Coolness of the eyes of the Holy Prophet (SAW)
EVALUATION Q1. Write a short note on “Importance of Prayer”. Q2. Differentiate between “Conditions” and “Components” of Prayer. Q3. Describe the following postures of Prayer: a)Qiyam b)Qa,dah c)Rukoo d)Sajdah Q4. How “Salah” differentiates a Muslim from a non-Muslim?
TIME LINE Week 1 Surah Al-Falaq WEEK 2 Surah Al-Nas WEEK 3 Terms used in Prayer WEEK 4 Hazrat Isa (A.S.) JANUARY 2012
Topic: Last Sermon of the Holy Prophet (SAW) Month: February 2012 Time: 1 Week Aim: To enable the students to understand the importance of the last sermon of the Holy Prophet (SAW) for the development of a Model Islamic Society. Objectives: By the end of this plan students will be able to: Identify some important instructions given in the LAST SERMON.important instructions Describe different human rights mentioned in the LAST SERMON.human rights Suggest the ways to put the teachings of the LAST SERMON into action. Resources: http://www.islamicity.com/mosque/lastserm.HTM O’ Level Islamiat Books
Students will research about the given topics in groups of 4. Each group will be assigned one of the following topics: Important instructions given in the LAST SERMON Different human rights mentioned in the LAST SERMON The ways to put the teachings of the LAST SERMON into action CLASS ACTIVITY: (30 MINUTES)
CLASS ACTIVITY PRESENTATION (20 MINUTES) In groups of 4 each student will take 5 minutes to present the information they researched. Students listening to the presenter will ask general questions.
Sacredness of a Muslim’s life and property Everyone is fully accountable for their deeds and Allah (God) will take every person into account The prohibition of dealing with interest Rights of women over men and rights of men over women Treatment of women with kindness Equality amongst all (blacks, white, Arabs, non- Arabs, etc.)
Negating the days of Ignorance The criteria of Superiority Brotherhood Closure of Prophecy Chain
EVALUATION 1) When did the Holy Prophet (SAW) perform Hajj? 2) What did the Holy Prophet (SAW) tell about INTERST? 3) What did the Holy Prophet (SAW) say about the rights of the following people in his last sermon? o Slaves o Women o Black/White, Arab/Non-Arab
TIME LINE Week 1 Last Sermon of the Holy Prophet (SAW) WEEK 2 Hazrat Usman (RA) WEEK 3 Hazrat Ali (RA) WEEK 4 Moral Values FEBRUARY 2012 2012
These 21st Century skills surely will help in increasing quality of work and collaboration among peers These 21st Century skills surely will help in increasing quality of work and collaboration among peers.