MCCSS Curriculum: Ist to 5th Grade

Ist to 5th Grade

ISLAMIC STUDIES

Upon graduation from elementary school, students should be able to:

  1. Recognize the basic beliefs of Islam:

    1. ( Shahadah and Tawheed,

    2. The Angels,

    3. The books,

    4. The Messengers,

    5. and the Day of Judgment).

  2. Explain and be able to practice the basic worshiping rituals

    1. Ibadat (Salat/Prayer,

    2. Zakat/Poor Due,

    3. Sawm/Fasting,

    4. Hajj/Pilgrimage).

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

    6. Be able to perform Salat in Arabic with understanding.

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

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

  5. Know the early Muslims and the early history of Islam.

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

  7. Know about other prophets and analyze their stories for important le

QURANIC STUDIES

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

  2. Memorize some important chapters and selected verses from the Quran.

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