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Arabic Studies

Seventh Grade

Age group: 11-12

Main Focus:  To build upon previous knowledge.

Learning Abilities: Near adult-like cognizance in some students.

Formats to Avoid: Do not structure the class into a lecture format with a lot of note-taking or pencil work. Do not make memorization of words the main focus of the instruction.

Preferred Format: Writing and translation assignments can be introduced with greater frequency.

 

Primary Textbook

First Steps in Arabic Grammar

(IQRA)

Enrichment

The Boy and the King Video in Arabic

(IBTS)

Primary Textbook

The Holy Qur'an for School Children Part 30

IFNA

Enrichment

Reading selections in Arabic

(Teacher gathered)

Secondary Textbook

Arabic English Dictionary

(IBTS)

Enrichment

Books of Ahadith with the Arabic text.

(Various places)

Teacher Resource

Arabic Verbs and Essentials of Grammar

(IBTS)

Nasheed (Songs)

Echoes of Light

(IBTS)

Arabic Knowledge Requirements

1. Information taught in the textbook will be the requirement of this grade.  More emphasis will be on utilizing the Qur'anic text for reading and grammar comprehension.

2.   The future tense of verbs must have been mastered by this grade level. 

3.  Introduce ten new verbs and twenty new nouns drawn from Qur'an and ahadith.

4.  Qur'anic fluency for the student who has followed this syllabus should be 50%+.

5.  Introduce students in the use of the Hans/Wehr Arabic English dictionary.

 

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