Saturday May 4, 2013 Weekend

Ammar

Classwork:

  • Video story of sayyiduna julaybeeb ra
  • Name-place-animal-thing in Arabic with the books
  • Read story of a frog, a rabbit, and a fox  افترس

(eat, prey on)

Homework:
Comprehensive test:

  • long sentences,
  • vocab.
  • stories

Huzaifah:

Classwork:

  • My partner in Name-Place-Animal-Thing game (mostly watched during the game) but gave me many animal names in the pre-game practice time.
  • Cricket with Commentary

يركض حذيفة و يرمي الكرة

Homework:

  • Colors Quiz

Saturday April 27, 2013 Weekend

Ammar

Classwork:
  • Interview Practice (Dr. Amjad)

(your occupation, your fathers, where did you learn Arabic (city, school), why do you want to join Ibn Abbas, hobby, vocab. from book)

  • Longest sentence competition
Homework:

comprehensive test (vocab. from card and from register) nasheed lines

Huzaifah

Classwork:

Regular Colors like:
black white red blue green yellow (masculine and feminine)
Irregular Colors like:
orange brown grey

Homework:

Learn colors from the cards

Week of Mon 22-apr-13

Ammar:

Classwork:
  • Competition for longer sentence (wonderful experience!).
  • Two lines of nasheed from animated cartoon movie.

أرضي دعت لبّوا النداء…

Homework:
  • Nasheed lines in the register
  • Start preparing for a comprehensive test.

Huzaifah:

Homework:

“Interpolation” of the nasheed… Practice at real time (whenever a parent calls the children)

أبي دعا لَبّوا النداء

أمّي دعت لبّوا النداء

Week of Mon 15-apr-13

Classwork:
  • Heard animated nasheed about the prophets mentioned in the Quran
  • Read story of about camels, a man named Mish’al, and Ibn akheehi. (only Ammar)
Homework:
  • Two lines of nasheed (general meaning explained).

هل يا أبت كلّ الرسل قد ذكروا بكتاب الله…

Week of Monday 8-Apr-13

Ammar:

Classwork:

  • Listened to nasheed portion (about the two aunts and grandparents).
  • 2 or 3 stories from the life of Abdullah ibn Masood radhiy-Allahu ‘anhu
  • Re-watched a portion of the cartoon.
  • Revised 5 ahadeeth from the yellow book.

Homework:

Learn the words and the phrases listed (in black) in the register.

Huzaifa:

Classwork:

  • Recited the nasheed portion about relatives couple of times.
  • Reinforced that “ammatee” does not mean chachi.
  • Repeated some of the ahadeeth.
  • Alhamdulillah, I got to talk to them about accepting defeat and victory in the proper way by linking to an incident in the cartoon.

Home:

If this phrase can be used frequently, it would nice:

استَعِدّوا يا أولاد

which is a variation of an expression from the cartoon.

Wednesday, 3-Apr-13

Classwork:

reviewed nasheed (Ammar)

Game based on describing a person’s relations including the 8 words for cousins

ابن عمي و ابن عمتي و ابن خالي و ابن خالتي و ابنة عمي و ابنة عمتي و ابنة خالي و ابنة خالتي

Area that needed some work:

Ammatee does not mean chachi.

Khaal does not mean khaalu in urdu.