Sunday, 17 April 2016

Bi-weekly update (April 4-14)

Theme: Sea Creatures
الكائنات البحرية

Language and Islamic Studies: اللغة العربية والتربية الإسلامي
- We started our discussions about the sea animals. We read many related books, and sang the following song:

- We finished learning about the letter(ع (عنكبوت، عين، عنب. The words were all mentioned in the Quran! 
As well as the letter (ف ( فهري، فراشة ، فم، فيل، فراولة، فرشاة، فضي. The students liked the taste of the yummy strawberries.

- The students played the letters ف and ع scavenger's hunt in the classroom.
- This month's character trait is respect. The students place a marble in the marble jar every time they use their good manners.

Quran: القرآن:

Assalamo Alaikom Dear arents,

     Alhamdulellah, we started reciting and memorizing the first aya from surat AL-Humazah with tajweed rules.We will be adding one aya in each period inshaAllah. Please:
1- Help your child keep practicing the Surah with clear pronunciation.
2- Ask your child what is the sura talking about, and what is the story of ( THE MOUSE AND THE UNFAIR MAN  الفأر و الظالم  ).

- The Quran competition was a great success, Masha'Allah. Congratulations to our dear student Salma Alnader for winning the First place! May Allah grant us and all our dear ones the memorization of the Holy Quran.

Jazakom Allah khairan
Mathematics: الحساب:
- The students were taught how to make simple addition using fingers, solid items, and worksheets. 
- Comparing objects with regards to sizes is something we are working on.

Arts and Crafts الفنون والأعمال اليدوية:
- The students had so much fun painting their feet and printing them to compose a picture.
- We had fun making ع عنكبوت using a spoon and pipe cleaners.

- The students painted the letter ف using ف فرشاة and ف فضي.
- We had fun discovering some sea animals under the water during center time.

Science: العلوم:
- We learned about the life cycle of the butterfly. It helped that the students watched the iMax documentary (Flight of the butterfly) last week. We read the book "دودة دودة", we using the life cycle of the butter fly kit, and we colored and decorated the cycle worksheet.

Coming up:
- Abraar School Annual Talent Show (April 27).
- Back Yard Bugs workshop in the classroom (May 4).
- Earth Day.
- Community Day.