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Arabic Studies

Fifth Grade

Age group: 9-10

Main Focus:  To build upon previous grade levels in building a basic level of comprehension in Arabic.  Further practice in the rules of Tajweed and in the principles of correct understanding of literary devices in Qur'anic Arabic.

Learning Abilities: At this level, students will be able to do independent work with minimal instruction.

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: Oral drills coupled with practice exercises are a must.  Grammar can be practiced in simple dialogues.

 

Primary Textbook

IQRA Arabic Reader II +WB

(IQRA)

Enrichment

Arabic Tutorial Video #2

(IQRA)

Primary Textbook

The Holy Qur'an in Arabic

(IQRA)

Enrichment

Arabic Newspapers

(Teacher gathered)

Secondary Textbook

Arabic Numerals Coloring Books

(IQRA)

Enrichment

Arabic English Dictionary

(IBTS)

Teacher Resource

Arabic Verbs and Essentials of Grammar

(IBTS)

Nasheed (Songs)

Echoes of Light

(IBTS)

Arabic Knowledge Requirements

1.  Introduce the present participle tense of verbs.

2. Know more basic vocabulary including working knowledge of ten new verbs and ten new nouns that are drawn from the Qur'an.

Verbs: Chosen by the teacher.

Nouns: Athzab: punishment, plus twenty more chosen by the teacher.  Consult ahadith and Qur'anic Surahs for your choices.

3.  The plural for doubles (adding aiyn as in Mashriqaiyn- the two easts.)

4.  Introduce twenty other plurals of nouns.  Talib: Talaab, etc...

5.  Other information taught in the textbook will be the requirement of this grade.

 

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