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Islamic at Deira International School

The Islamic Education curriculum provides an integrated and holistic course of study contextualized to meet the needs of students in all aspects of Islamic education. It trains the learners the sensibility of an individual, in such a manner that impact their attitude towards life, their actions, decisions and approach to all kinds of knowledge are governed by the spiritual and deeply felt ethical values of Islam”. It prepares human beings for holistic life with no separation of this temporary life which ends with death, and the eternal life begins after death. It is a means of training the body, mind and soul through imparting the knowledge of all kinds.  

As an Islamic Education team our aim is to deliver a wide and varied experience that provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to understand how to present the Islamic values in their real life and practice, and to be proficient communicators in the real world.  Our KS3 curriculum develops the necessary skills and knowledge with an emphasis on engagement and enjoyment through the topics that are studied.  The Islamic Education curriculum makes a significant contribution to the curriculum of the school due to the subjects focus upon the study of the Holy Qur’an, Belief, Prophetic teachings, Worships and the contemporary issues. All aspects of Islamic Education require pupils to critically enquire and personally reflect on space, place and historical events. The department aims to create informed, inquisitive and analytical pupils who can appreciate the world beyond their experiences. 

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Curriculum Intention  

Students will learn about basics of Qur’an recitation through Surha Qaf and the belief in Allah as He is with us all the time. 

Students will have a deep understanding of the importance of being very close to Allah the Almighty, this will be delivered by providing them with the required knowledge and skills about the value of sincerity. Moreover, they will be learning about the importance of the belief in resurrection and raising up as this life is a temporary one. This is important to strengthen the relationship with Allah and individuals in the society, especially when they learn about the seven categories of people who will be under the shade and care of Allah the Almighty 

Students in Year 7 will develop the full range of the IB Learner Profile skills.  Particular focus will be placed upon ‘Caring’, ‘Reflective’ and ‘Thinkers’ learners. 

Curriculum Implementation  

Teaching Methods:  

Presentations, group, individual, pairs, collaborations, class discussions and debates, using sources from a variety of sources. 

Assessment  

Students will be formatively and summatively assessed during each term.  Each term has a pre-content, mid-term and final review.  The final assessment will be based on concepts presented in the lessons.  These are delivered though Microsoft Forms. 

Wider Curriculum  

Educational Visits for Year 7 will include: A visit to Royati center in Nad Al-Hamar in which they will be attending a virtual trip in the past and history to look at special events took place during the life of the Prophet “PBUH” 

The topics studied are selected to instill within students a passion for the subject and Islam in the UAE.  They have been carefully chosen by the Ministry of Education to interest, engage and challenge our students.  The knowledge gained from the chosen topics give the perfect base of knowledge and skills required for further study in Year 8  

Curriculum Impact  

This of course is not the full picture of Islamic Education’s outcomes in year 7. Success in Islamic Education will also be measured by the ability of students to do the following: 

1. Reciting and memorizing the Ayaat from Surah Qaf and explaining the evidence of resurrection and raising up. 

2. Knowing the Hadeeth of those in the shade of Allah and explaining the reasons of winning the shade of Allah. 

3. Deduce the Oneness of Allah through the created universe and its systemic order. 

4. Explaining the aspects of the beauty of Islam in the light of its interest in Sunan Al-Fitrah. 

5. Compare and contrast Wudu and Tayamum. 

6. Inferring lessons learnt from the biography of Imam Abu Haneefa. 

Curriculum Intention 

Students will learn about basics of Qur’an recitation such as the rules of MAdd through Surha Yasin and the belief in Allah as He is with us all the time. From this chapter also they will be learning about the special characteristics of the prophet “PBUH” and about his honesty. 

Students are taught how to correct their intentions in their daily activities, and how to turn these daily routines into an act of worship, as this is obvious from the Hadeeth of the Prophet about intention “Acts are judged only by intentions”. This is important to strengthen the relationship with Allah and individuals in the society. This will impact students’ real live and practice by enhancing the great value of sincerity and to appreciate the gift of security  

Students in Year 8 will develop the full range of the IB Learner Profile skills.  Particular focus will be placed upon ‘Caring’, ‘Reflective’ and ‘Thinkers’ learners. 

Curriculum Implementation  

Teaching Methods:  

Presentations, group, individual, pairs, collaborations, class discussions and debates, using sources from a variety of sources. 

Assessment  

Students will be formatively and summatively assessed during each term.  Each term has a pre-content, mid-term and final review.  The final assessment will be based on concepts presented in the lessons.  These are delivered though Microsoft Forms. 

Wider Curriculum  

Educational Visits for Year 8 will include: A visit to the Qur’anic Park in Al-Warqaa’, in which they will be observing and watching different art work about lots of stories from the Qur’an 

The topics studied are selected to instill within students a passion for the subject and Islam in the UAE.  They have been carefully chosen by the Ministry of Education to interest, engage and challenge our students.  The knowledge gained from the chosen topics give the perfect base of knowledge and skills required for further study in 9. 

Curriculum Impact  

This of course is not the full picture of Islamic Education’s outcomes in year 8. Success in Islamic Education will also be measured by the ability of students to do the following: 

1. Reciting and memorizing the Ayaat from Surah Yasin and explaining the positions of people towards the message of Islam. 

2. Applying the rules of Madd. 

3. Learning the Hadeeth of “Acts are judged only by intention” and inferring the importance of intention in acceptability of acts. 

4. Deducing the effects of sincerity on the individual and society. 

5. Clarifying the factors that help maintain the security of society.  

6. Explaining how eclipse, rain and Istikharah prayers are performed. 

Curriculum Intention  

Students will learn about basics of Qur’an recitation through Surah Al-Hujuraat and the belief in Allah as He is with us all the time. 

Students are taught about the importance of being good citizens in any society they live in, by observing great respect and obedience to the teachings of Allah, His messenger and the Ruller of the country. This is important to strengthen the relationship with Allah and individuals in the society. Especially when learning about the seven categories of grave sins which impact individuals and the society.  

Students in Year 9 will develop the full range of the IB Learner Profile skills.  Particular focus will be placed upon ‘Caring’, ‘Reflective’ and ‘Thinkers’ learners. 

Curriculum Implementation  

Teaching Methods:  

Presentations, group, individual, pairs, collaborations, class discussions and debates, using sources from a variety of sources. 

Assessment  

Students will be formatively and summative assessed during each term.  Each term has a pre-content, mid-term and final review.  The final assessment will be based on concepts presented in the lessons.  These are delivered though Microsoft Forms. 

Wider Curriculum  

Educational Visits for Year 9 will include: A visit to the Park of Seerah in Sharja, in which students will watch lots of ancients’ evidence and art work about the life of the prophet “PBUH” 

The topics studied are selected to instill within students a passion for the subject and Islam in the UAE.  They have been carefully chosen by the Ministry of Education to interest, engage and challenge our students.  The knowledge gained from the chosen topics give the perfect base of knowledge and skills required for further study in Year 10. 

Curriculum Impact  

This of course is not the full picture of Islamic Education’s outcomes in year 9. Success in Islamic Education will also be measured by the ability of students to do the following: 

1. Reciting and memorizing the Ayaat from Surah Al-Hujuraat and explaining the impact of obedience of Allah, the Messenger and the Ruler. 

2. Explaining the reasons for calling the seven destructive sins. 

3. Explaining the concept of Zakah and identifying the categories of Zakah. 

4. Explaining the relationship between security and peace. 

5. Learning the Hadeeth of permissible Halal is self-evident, and discovering the importance of avoiding suspicion. 

6. Identifying the spheres of justice and making sure of respecting the rights of others.  

7. Determining the manifestations of acting like the opposite gender.  

THE LEARNING JOURNEY FOR ISLAMIC A  
      
Unit / Block of workKey Episodes / QuestionsBig QuestionsAdditional DetailLength of time.Learner Attribute(s)
   Term 1  
 ( وَهُوَ مَعَكُمْ أَيْنَ مَا كُنتُمْ)البعث والنّشور(سورة ق 1-16 ).ما هو البعث والنشور؟القرآن الكريمأسبوعانمتواصل =Communicator
المستظلون في ظل الرحمن.من هم المستظلون في ظل عرش الرحمن يوم القيامة ؟الحديث الشّريفأسبوعانذو مبدأ =Principled
أدلة وحدانية الله.ماهي الأدلة القرآنية والعقلية على وجود الله تعالى ؟العقلية الإيمانية (العقيدة)أسبوعانمتسائل = Inquirer
مراقبة الله تعالى.كيف تستشعر مراقبة الله تعالى لك في حياتك اليومية؟قيم الإسلامأسبوعانذو مبدأ =Principled
التيمُّم.لماذا شرع الله التيمم ؟ العبادات ( أحكام الإسلام ومقاصدها)أسبوعانذو مبدأ =Principled
   Term 2  
( وَهُوَ بِكُلِّ شَيْءٍ عَلِيمٌ)الخلاق العليم  (سورة ق 16-22 )ما هي آثار علم الله تعالى على عمل الإنسان وتصرفاته ؟القرآن الكريمأسبوعانمتأمل = Reflective
من بشائر المصلين (حديث شريف)لماذا خص النبي ﷺ صلاتَي الفجر والعشاء بالنور التام يوم القيامة؟الحديث الشّريفأسبوعانمتوازن = Balanced
سنن الفطرة.          ماالمقصود بسنن الفطرة ؟أحكام الإسلام ومقاصدهاأسبوعانمهتم = Caring
المغيث الحليم.      مامعنى اسمَي الله المغيث والحليم ؟العقيدة الإيمانيةأسبوعانمهتم = Caring
غزوة الأحزاب.   ماهي أسباب ونتائج غزوة الأحزاب؟السيرة النبويةأسبوعانذو مبدأ =Principled
   Term 3  
(وَلِكُلٍّ دَرَجَاتٌ مِّمَّا عَمِلُوا)بشارة ومواساة لمن كانت البشارة والمواساة في الآيات الكريمة؟القرآن الكريمأسبوعانمتسائل = Inquirer
الاعتدال في الإنفاق كيف تطبق الاعتدال في الإنفاق في حياتك اليومية ؟الحديث الشّريفأسبوعانمتوازن = Balanced
العمل عبادة وحضارة ما أهمية العمل في الإسلام ؟(قيم الإسلام)أسبوعانذو مبدأ =Principled
صلاةالمسافر  والمريض ما هي الأحكام الشرعية المتعلقة بصلاة المسافر والمريض؟(أحكام الإسلام)أسبوعانمهتم = Caring

 

THE LEARNING JOURNEY FOR ISLAMIC B  
      
Unit / Block of workKey Episodes / QuestionsBig QuestionAdditional DetailLength of time.Learner Attribute(s)
“He is with you wherever you are”.Resurrection and Raising up Why is it important to believe in life after death?Divine Revelation2 weeksCommunicator
The People who will be in the Shade of Allah  Who are those will be in the shade of the throne of Allah?Faith 2 weeksPrincipled
Glad Tidings for those Who PrayWhy do Asr and Fajr prayers have special importance?Devine Revelation 2 weeksInquirer
Evidence of The Oneness of AllahWhat is the evidence of the oneness of Allah?Faith 2 weeksReflective
Observing Allah, Glory be to himHow do you obseve that Allah is with you in your daily life?Islamic Values and Manners2 weeksReflective
Sunan Al FitraWhat does Sunan Al-Fitra mean?Rulings of Islam and their Aims2 weeksCaring
      
“He is, of all things, knowing.”The Absolute Creator the all-KnowingWhat are the impacts of the knowledge of Allah on our actions and performance?Divine Revelation2 weeksReflective
 Dry ablution What is the reason of legislating Tayamum?Rulings of Islam and their Aims2 weeksPrincipled
Prayer of the ill and traveler What are the rules of the prayers for those who are ill and travellers?Rulings of Islam and their Aims2 weeksCaring
Moderation in spendingHow do you apply moderate spending in your daily life?Identity and Contemporary Issues2 weeksBalanced
Taking care of orphans  What are the benefits of taking care of orphans?Identity and Contemporary Issues2 weeksCaring
      
“For all, there are degrees from what they have done.”Voluntary Prayers (Duha and Night)What are the similarities between Duha and Night prayers?Rulings of Islam and their Aims2 weeksBalanced
Working is a Worship and Civilized ActHow is working worship a civilized act?Rulings of Islam and their Aims2 weeksPrincipled
Imam Abu Hanifa What was the methodology of Imam Abu Haneefa in understanding Islamic law?Biography of the Prophet and Personalities2 weeksReflective
Majlis and its mannersWhat are the manners of Majlis?Islamic Values and Manners2 weeksCommunicator
THE LEARNING JOURNEY FOR ISLAMIC A    
      
Unit / Block of workKey Episodes / QuestionsBig QuestionsAdditional DetailLength of time.Learner Attribute(s)
   Term 1  
( قُلِ ٱللَّهَ أَعْبُدُ مُخْلِصًا لَّهُۥ دِينِى  )صدق الرسول ﷺ (سورة يس 1-12 )كيف تستدل على صدق الرسول ﷺ من خلال الآيات ؟القرآن الكريمأسبوعانذو مبدأ =Principled
الأعمال بالنيات   (حديثٌ شريفٌ )ماأهمية النية في قبول الأعمال وصحتها؟الحديث الشّريفأسبوعانذو مبدأ =Principled
أحكام المدّ.ما هي أنواع المد الواردة في القرآن الكريم ؟القرآن الكريمأسبوعانمطّلع = knowledgeable
نعمة الأمنما أهمية نعمة الأمن في الإسلام ؟الهوية والانتماءأسبوعانمهتم = Caring
الصلوات ذات الأسباب.ما الأحكام المتعلقة بصلاة الاستسقاء والاستخارة والكسوف؟العبادات ( أحكام الإسلام ومقاصدها)أسبوعانمهتم = Caring
   Term 2  
 ( وَمَن يَتَوَكَّلْ عَلَى ٱللَّهِ فَهُوَ حَسْبُهُ )أصحاب القرية              ( سورة يس 13-19 )ماذا جرى مع الرسل الذين أرسلوا إلى أهل القرية؟القرآن الكريمأسبوعانمتأمل = Reflective
الإخلاص                                كيف تكون مخلصاً لله تعالى في أعمالك؟قيم الإسلامأسبوعانذو مبدأ =Principled
الكسب الطيب                    ما علاقة الكسب الطيب بقبول الدعاء؟الحديث الشّريفأسبوعانمتوازن = Balanced
الشفاء بنت عبد الله العدوية                                                  ماهي الجوانب الشخصية والعلمية في حياة الشفاء بنت عبد الله؟الشخصياتأسبوعانمهتم = Caring
الإيمان بالقضاء والقدر  مامعنى كل من القضاء والقدر ؟العقلية الإيمانيةأسبوعانمتوازن = Balanced
   Term 3  
 (إِنَّ اللَّهَ يُحِبُّ الْمُحْسِنِينَ)قصة مؤمن آل يس  القرآن الكريمأسبوعانمتأمل = Reflective
حرمة ترويع الإنسان لماذا حرّم الإسلام ترويع الآخرين ؟الحديث الشّريفأسبوعانمتوازن = Balanced
أحكام العمرة.ما الأحكام الفقهية المتعلقة بالعمرة ؟أحكام الإسلام ومقاصدهاأسبوعانمتواصل =Communicator
أنا خيركم لأهليكيف كانت علاقة النبي ﷺ بأهل بيته؟السّيرة النّبويّة والشّخصياتأسبوعانمهتم = Caring

 

THE LEARNING JOURNEY FOR ISLAMIC B    
      
Unit / Block of workKey Episodes / QuestionsBig QuestionAdditional DetailLength of time.Learner Attribute(s)
“Say it is Allah, I worship sincerely for him”Honesty of the Prophet PBUH, (Surat Yasin)  How can you prove the truth of the message and the honesty of the Holy Prophet (PBUH)?Divine Revelation2 weeksPrincipled
Rules of Madd (Elongation)Why is it necessary to recite the Holy Quran with Tajweed rules?Divine Revelation2 weeksknowledgeable
Acts are Judged only by Intentions What is the importance of intention in accepting our actions with Allah SWT?Faith 2 weeksPrincipled
SincerityHow do you achieve sincerity in your intentions and actions?Faith 2 weeksPrincipled
Good Earning (Hadith)What is the relationship between good earning and acceptance of supplication?Rulings of Islam and their Aims2 weeksPrincipled
The Gift of SecurityWhy are safety and security the most important needs of the world?Identity and Contemporary Issues2 weeksCaring
      
“Whoever relies on Allah, then he is sufficient for him”Inhabitant of the City Surah YasinWhat would happen to people if the means of knowledge and guidance were not available?Divine Revelation2 weeksReflective
Getting closer to AllahHow can we attain Taqwa (Righteousness)?Islamic Values and Manners2 weeksBalanced
The conquest of MakkahWhat is the relationship between forgiveness and the advancement of society?Biography of the Prophet and Personalities2 weeksCommunicator
Rules and Rites Pertaining to UmrahWhy is Umrah important in Islam?Rulings of Islam and their Aims2 weeksCommunicator
Belief in Divine Decree and predestination What is meant by belief in Al-Qadr Wal-Qada?  Faith 2 weeksBalanced
Prayers for Certain purposes (Eclipse Prayer)What is meant by Khusoof and Kusoof? Why does it happen?Rulings of Islam and their Aims2 weeksCaring
      
“That man shall have nothing but what he strives for”The power of Allah (SWT) Surat Yasin 33-54Why does Allah SWT describe scientific facts in the Holy Quran?Divine Revelation2 weeksInquirer
Oaths & vowsWhat is the importance of fulfilling oaths and vows?Rulings of Islam and their Aims2 weeksPrincipled
Maintaining the Ties of KinshipWho are kinship “Al Arhām” in Islam? How can we maintain the ties of kinship?Islamic Values and Manners2 weeksCaring
Knowledge Brings Enlightenment and High StatusWhy did Islam raise the status of science and scientists?Identity and Contemporary Issues2 weeksknowledgeable
I am the best of you to my familyHow was the relationship of the Prophet ﷺ with his family?Biography of the Prophet and Personalities2 weeksCaring
THE LEARNING JOURNEY FOR ISLAMIC A    
      
Unit / Block of workKey Episodes / QuestionsBig QuestionsAdditional DetailLength of time.Learner Attribute(s)
   Term 1  
(وأذّن في النّاس بالحجّ)مع الله ورسوله ﷺ وولي الأمر  (سورة الحجرات 1- 10 )مامظاهر الأدب مع الله ورسوله ﷺ وولي الأمر  في الآيات الكريمة؟القرآن الكريمأسبوعانذو مبدأ = Principled
السبع الموبقات . (حديثٌ شريفٌ ).ماهي السبع الموبقات، وخطورة الوقوع فيها على الفرد والمجتمع؟الحديث الشّريفأسبوعانذو مبدأ = Principled
الدّين النّصيحة.مامراتب النصيحة وآدابها من خلال الحديث الشريف ؟قيم الإسلامأسبوعانمتواصل = Communicator 
الحجّ.ما الأحكام الفقهية والآثار الاجتماعية المتعلقة بالحج؟أحكام الإسلامأسبوعانمتواصل = Communicator
 حجّة الوداع.ما وقائع حجة الوداع وأهم بنود خطبتها ؟السيرةأسبوعانذو مبدأ =Principled
   Term 2  
( وَجَعَلْنَٰكُمْ شُعُوبًا وَقَبَآئِلَ لِتَعَارَفُوٓاْ ۚ إِنَّ أَكْرَمَكُمْ عِندَ ٱللَّهِ أَتْقَىٰكُمْ) سلامة المجتمع ووحدة أبنائه (سورة الحجرات 11- 13 )ماهي التدابير التي ذكرتها الآيات لضمان سلامة المجتمع ووحدته؟القرآن الكريمأسبوعانذو مبدأ =Principled
الحلال بيّن  .                                            ما معنى الحلال والحرام والمشتبهات ؟الحديث الشّريفأسبوعانمتوازن = Balanced
التناصح في الإسلام.                               ما أهمية التناصح في حياة الفرد والمجتمع؟قيم الإسلامأسبوعانمهتم = Caring
الزكاة في الإسلام                                 ما الأحكام الفقهية المتعلقة بالزكاة؟أحكام الإسلامأسبوعانمهتم = Caring
 الغفور العدلمامعنى اسمَي الله الغفور العدل وأثرهما في أخلاق المسلم ؟العقيدةأسبوعانذو مبدأ =Principled
   Term 3  
(إِنَّ اللَّهَ يُحِبُّ الْمُقْسِطِينَ)الإيمان فضل من الله ما الفرق بين الإيمان والإسلام ؟القرآن الكريمأسبوعانمتسائل = Inquirer
حق المسلم على المسلم ماهي حقوق المسلمين تجاه بعضهم كما جاء في الحديث الشريف ؟الحديث الشّريفأسبوعانمهتم = Caring
الحكم الشّرعيما أقسام الحكم الشرعي وأمثلتها التطبيقية ؟أحكام الإسلام ومقاصدهاأسبوعانمتوازن = Balanced
العدل في الإسلام ما ثمرات وفوائد تطبيق العدل على الفر د والمجتمع؟قيم الإسلامأسبوعانذو مبدأ =Principled

 

THE LEARNING JOURNEY FOR ISLAMIC    
      
Unit / Block of workKey Episodes / QuestionsBig QuestionAdditional DetailLength of time.Learner Attribute(s)
“He creates what you do not know”In the Holy Presence of Allah  What are the manifestations of etiquette with Allah, the Messenger, and the ruler?Divine Revelation2 weeksPrincipled
The 7 Grave Sins  What are the seven grave sins, and what are the danger of falling into them?Divine Revelation2 weeksPrincipled
The Forgiving, The Just  What is the impact of the two names of Allah, the Forgiving, the Just, on the morals of a Muslim?Faith 2 weeksPrincipled
Exchanging Advice in Islam (Tanasuh) Why should we give and accept advice from others?Islamic Values and Manners2 weeksCommunicator
Alms giving (Zakah in Islam)  What are the risks of not giving Zakah and Sadaqah?Rulings of Islam and their Aims2 weeksCaring
      
“Proclaim unto mankind the pilgrimage”The safety of the society and unity of its members What is the relationship of reconciliation and good morals with security and peace?Identity and Contemporary Issues2 weeksPrincipled
The Permissible Halal is self-evident  Why should we avoid falling into Mushtabihat (suspicion)?Divine Revelation2 weeksBalanced
The Pilgrimage (Al-Hajj)What is the importance and the virtues of Hajj?Rulings of Islam and their Aims Communicator
The farewell pilgrimageWhat is the duty of Muslims towards the sacrifices that the Messenger, PBUH, made for his nation?Biography of the Prophet and Personalities2 weeksPrincipled
Society consists of both Men and Women  What is the divine wisdom of giving different duties to male and female?Islamic Values and Manners2 weeksBalanced
      
“Allah Loves those who act justly”Ethical advice and instructions – Surat Al Waqi’ah Why did Allah make the day of judgement and what is the wisdom behind the different ranks of people in Paradise?Divine Revelation2 weeksCaring
There should be Neither Harming nor Reciprocating HarmHow does Islamic law protect the rights and safety of people?Identity and Contemporary Issues2 weeksCaring
Social Laws in the Holy Qur’anWhat is the purpose of mentioning social laws in many Quranic verses and noble Hadiths?Islamic Values and Manners2 weeksBalanced
Sharia RulesWhat are the types of legal rulings of Sharia? Rulings of Islam and their Aims2 weeksBalanced
Justice in IslamWhat are the benefits of applying justice on the individual and society?Islamic Values and Manners 2 weeksPrincipled

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