Islamic Studies

<p>Quran and Arabic classes are offered to all Gateway Virtual Academy Students on a first come first serve basis. Parents are required to request either Arabic or Quran for their child upon registration. Once 15 seats are filled in each course, the courses will no longer be available.</p> <h2>Quran</h2> <p><strong>Iqra </strong><span style="font-weight: 400;">&nbsp;&ndash; This course is for students who have very minimal or no knowledge of how to read. Students will learn from the </span><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Noor Albayan</a></strong></span><span style="font-weight: 400;"> Since students at this level are at the beginning stages of reading, this course will be taught at a slow pace for the duration of the academic year, to ensure proficiency. Students are expected to complete the course by the end of the school year.</span></p> <p><strong>Tajweed </strong><span style="font-weight: 400;">&ndash; Students who have completed beginners reading course will read a portion of the Quran applying the rules of tajweed. The teacher will correct students and review the rules learned in the previous Qaaidah course. Students will complete portions from Juz Amma (30) and Juz Tabarak (29) during this course in preparation for their advancement to the Hifz class in the next school year upon successful completion.</span></p> <p><strong>Hifz Al Quran </strong><span style="font-weight: 400;">&ndash;</span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Students who are proficient in reading will memorize portions of the Qur&rsquo;an according to their entry-level and capabilities. Students may be required to take a proficiency test for entry into this course.</span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><br /></span></p> <p><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">*Students are required to obtain a copy of Tafsir Ibn Katheer&nbsp;</span></em></p> <h2>Arabic</h2> <h4><strong>Level 2:&nbsp;</strong></h4> <p><strong>Course Material:</strong><span style="font-weight: 400;">&nbsp; <a title="Madinah Book 1" href=";&cent;.pdf" rel="attachment wp-att-40072">Ma</a></span><a title="Madinah Book 1" href=";&cent;.pdf" rel="attachment wp-att-40072"><span style="font-weight: 400;">dinah Arabic Book 1</span></a></p> <p><strong><u>This book covers:</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Demonstrative pronouns (This-that)</li> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;">The definite article (al)</span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;">Question tools (what -where-Does-who-whose)&nbsp;</span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;">Prepositions&nbsp;</span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;">Adjectives&nbsp;</span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;">Singular detached Pronouns</span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;">Possession</span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;">Definite and indefinite nouns</span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;">Gender&nbsp;</span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;">Possessive pronouns</span></li> </ul> <p><strong>Prerequisites:</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Students enrolling in this class must have already completed Arabic 1 (Qa&rsquo;idah) at least, therefore they should be able to read Arabic proficiently.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Students must be in Grade 4 or higher.</span></li> </ul> <h4><strong>Level 3:</strong></h4> <p><strong>Course Material:</strong><span style="font-weight: 400;">&nbsp;<a title="Madinah Book 2" href="">Madinah Arabic Book 2</a></span></p> <p><strong><u>This book covers:</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Relative pronouns&nbsp;</li> <li>Sound and broken plural</li> <li>Plural detached pronouns&nbsp;</li> <li>Intro to verbs conjunction&nbsp;</li> <li>Rational and Irrational nouns</li> <li>Numbers(1 to 99)</li> <li>Dipototes&nbsp;</li> <li>Language functions</li> </ul> <p><strong>Prerequisites:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Arabic Level 1 OR successfully pass our placement test (70% or higher)</li> <li>Students must be in Grade 4 or higher.</li> </ul> <h4><strong>Level 4:&nbsp;</strong></h4> <p><strong>Course Material: <a href="" rel="attachment wp-att-40078">Madinah Arabic Book 3</a></strong></p> <p><strong>This book covers:&nbsp;</strong></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nominal and Verbal sentence&nbsp;</span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;">Sisters of &Oslash;&yen;&Ugrave;&dagger;&nbsp;</span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;">Numbers (Tens and Thousands)</span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;">Comparative and superlative adjectives</span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;">Simple Present and past tense verbs</span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;">Negation&nbsp;</span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;">Subject and Object&nbsp;</span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;">Cases of Eraab&nbsp;</span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;">Verb of Wonder&nbsp;</span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;">Imperatives&nbsp;</span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;">Language functions</span></li> </ul> <p><strong>Prerequisites:</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Arabic Level 2 OR successfully pass our placement test (70% or higher)</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Students must be in Grade 4 or higher.</span></li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>