Before going into today’s lesson please take into account the following objectives: recitation of the Holy Qur’an and the memorization of salat.
Regarding the recitation of the Holy Qur’an, please encourage the Atfal to recite daily.
Regarding the memorization of salat, please ensure that each tifl has a personalized weekly goal for how much to memorize. It is important to help keep each tifl on track to reach the goal of memorizing the full salat. For Atfal younger than 10 years old the emphasis should be on memorizing salat fully in Arabic. For Atfal older than 10 years, emphasis should be put on memorizing the full salat in Arabic with the English translation. Please ensure that each tifl is keeping up with their goals in this area. Those Atfal who have already memorized salat along with the translation should set goals to memorize some portions of the Holy Qur’an along with the translation.
We would also like to emphasize the assigned readings for the Atfal. Please divide the class into 2 age groups. Please read for 10-15 minutes and then have a discussion from the reading. Please encourage the Atfal to review the reading at home.
Class November 12/13
The main theme for this year is going the be “The Holy Qur’an, Our Guiding Light”
Please have a discussion with the Atfal and ask them what they may already know about the Holy Qur’an.
Some questions/topics which can help to guide the discussion are as follows:
- How the Holy Qur’an was first revealed
- First revelation Chapter 96:2-6 https://www.alislam.org/quran/app/96
- How the Qur’an was revealed overtime
- How the Holy Qur’an was preserved
- How many chapters are in the Holy Qur’an
Please go through and refer to these articles to help further the discussion: