Study Notes: Group B (Age 6 & 7)
(age calculated based on 1st Ramadan)
Surah Fatiha and Kalima Tayyibah (Compulsory)
LA ILLAHA ILLALLAH WA ASHHADU ANNA MUHAMMADUR RASUL ULLAH
(Will be asked to recite randomly 2 from the following surah):
Fatiha, Ikhlas, Fil, Nas, Kawsar, Asr, Falaq, Lahab, Nasr & Kafirun
Zikr (Remembering Allah all the time)
Zikr (Remembering Allah all the time)
Zikr is the best way to remember Allah all the time. It is to say some phrases which remind us of Allah during different times and activities of the day.
Bismillah In the name of Allah
We say this when we begin something. eg. before reciting the Quran, eating, getting into a car, etc.
Alhamdulillah Praise be to Allah
We say it to thank Allah. We also say it when we sneez.
Yarhamuka-Allah May Allah bless you
We say it when we hear someone sneeze.
Assalamu Alaikum Peace be on you
We say it when meeting a Muslim.
Walaikum Assalam Peace be on you too
We say it in reply of Assalamu Alaikum
Insha’-Allah If Allah wishes
We say it when hoping to do something in the future or make a promise.
Subhan-Allah Glory be to Allah
We say it to praise someone or when we see something amazing.
Masha-Allah Allah has willed it
We say this in happy occasions, when hearing good news or when giving appreciation to someone.
Fi Amanillah In the protection of Allah
We say it when we say farewell to someone.
Jazak-Allahu Khairan May Allah give you the best reward
We say it to thank someone.
Astagfirullah I seek Allah’s forgiveness
We say it when we feel sorry for something bad we thought, said or done.
Audhubillahi minash shaitanur razim I seek refuge in Allah from shaitan
We say it before reciting the Quran. We also seek Allah’s protection from Shaitan (devil) by saying it so that Shaitan cannot trick us.
‘Dua'(Supplication) means to ask Allah directly for something. There is nothing that Allah cannot do, therefore Dua is basically the means of asking the creator to do something. So Dua is to seek guidance, help and benefit from Allah, the All-Mighty. Learn the following Supplications:
Dua before going to bed: Bismika Allahumma Amutu wa ahya
In the name of Allah we die (go to sleep) and get life (wake up again).
Dua after waking up in the morning: Alhamdulillah-hillathee ah-yana ba’da ma ama tana wa ilayhi nushoor.
Many thanks to Allah who gave us life after having given us death and our final return are to Him.
Dua before entering the washroom: Allahumma inni a udhu bika minal khubuthi wal khaba ith
Oh Allah! I seek refuge in You from male or female devils.
Dua when leaving the washroom: Ghufranaka
I seek your forgiveness
Dua for knowledge: Rabbi Zidni Ilma
Oh Lord, increase our knowledge
Dua for parents: Rabbir hamhuma kama rabbayani sageera
My Lord! Bestow your mercy to them (my parents) similar to that they were with me when I was in my childhood.
(Will be asked to answer 10 questions randomly from the following)
Learn the meaning
Allahu Akbar– Allah is the Greatest
Subhan Allah – Glory be to Allah
Bismillah– In the name of Allah
Al Hamdu lillah – All praises are for Allah
Astagfirullah – I seek Allah’s forgiveness
Audhubillahi minash shaitanur razim – I seek refuge in Allah from shaitan
Learn about Allah
Allah is One.
Allah made us.
Allah made the mountains, the rivers and the flowers.
Allah made the Sun, the moon, the stars and the sky.
No one created Allah.
Allah has no partners.
Allah has no father or mother.
Allah has no sons or daughters.
We cannot see Allah.
Allah sees us all the time.
Allah will be pleased with us if we do the following:
- Pray 5 times daily.
- Respect our parents.
- Remember Allah at all times.
- Read the Quran.
- Help the needy.
- Be kind to everyone, including animals.
- Always keep promises.
Learn about Prophets.
Prophets of Allah are Adam(A) Idris(A), Nuh(A), Hud(A), Salih(A), Ibrahim(A), Isma’il(A), Ishaq(A), Lut(A), Ya’qub(A), Yusuf(A), Shu’aib(A), Ayyub(A), Musa(A), Dhul-kifl(A), Dawud(A), Sulaiman(A), Ilias(A), Al-Yasa(A), Yunus(A), Zakariyya(A), Yahya(A), Isa(A) & Muhammad (s). (You have to know at least 5 names).
- Adam (A) is the first Prophet.
- Muhammad (S) is the last Prophet of Allah.
- Muhammad (S) was born in Mecca. His mother’s name was Amina. His father’s name was Abdullah.
- We have to say Sallallahu alaihi Wasalam after the name of Prophet Muhammad.
- We have to say Alaihis salam after the name of other Prophets.
In this guide book we have used: (S) = Sallallahu alaihi Wasalam; (A) = Alaihis salam
Story of Adam (A)
A long, long time ago, before people, before dinosaurs, before the earth, what was there?
What are some creations of Allah(swt) before people?
The earth, Jinns and Angels.
Allah created man. Who was the first man?
What did Allah teach Prophet Adam (S)?
Allah taught Adam (S) the names of everything
What did Prophet Adam know about Allah?
Allah is one, is the creator of all.
Why did Allah(swt) order the angels to bow down to Adam (A)?
Because Allah(swt) taught Adam the names of all things.
Who refused to bow down to Adam? Why?
Iblis. Iblis thinks he is better than Adam (A) because he is made from fire and Adam was made from clay.
Who is Iblis?
He is Iblish/satan. he was a Jinn.
Allah made a woman. who was she?
Hawwa. (Christians call her Eve)
Adam (A) and Hawwa allowed themselves to be tricked by Iblis. What was their punishment?
They were placed out of paradise and put on the earth.
How did Adam (A) feel?
He was very sorry, repented and asked forgiveness from Allah (swt)
Do we think that Allah(swt) would forgive him?
Of course, Allah (swt) is the Most Merciful!
What about Iblis?
Allah (swt) also punished him and send him to earth. But he did not asked forgiveness from Allah (swt)
Iblis vowed to misguide men and women. What does this mean?
It means he is going to do his best to make people do bad things so they can be punished in hell.
What are the other names of Iblish?
Iblish is known as Shaitan. In Bible, Iblish is known as devil.
What does Iblish do?
Iblish do all the tricks to make people do bad things.
How can we save ourselves from tricks of Iblish?
We can save us from Iblish by asking forgiveness from Allah for forgiveness if any bad thing we do or any bad idea comes in our mind.
We can seek Allah’s protection from Iblish (devil) by saying “Audhubillahi minas saitanur razim (I seek refuge in Allah from Iblish)” so that Iblish cannot do any harm to us.
Questions on performing Salah
Participants will be asked to answer basic things regarding Salah, Wudu & Azan
Learn how to pray.
Learn the steps for performing Wudu (ablutions) and Salah
Learn the timings for five time prayers
Learn how to call Azan
Guide for Parents and Teachers
Read books for your kid related to Basic of Islam.
Suggested Book: Islam for Young People
Give the kids specific words/phrases to help them to verbalize their prayers. Practice this throughout the Ramadan.
Example: Words/phrases of Sura Nas
Qul’a’udhu bi-Rabbi-(a)n nas,
‘Alladhi yuwaswisu-fi suduri-(a)n-nas,
Meaning of Sura Nas
In the name of Allah, most gracious, most merciful,
I seek refuge with the lord and cherisher of mankind,
the king of mankind,
the judge of mankind,
from the mischief of the Whisperer of evil,
who whispers in the hearts of mankind,
among Jinns and among men.
Hadith to Discuss:
Abi Musa Al-Shaarai narrated that Prophet Muhammad said:
“Allah created Adam from a handful of dust taken from different lands, so the children of Adam have been created according to the composition of the land. Therefore, from mankind we have white, red, black and yellow ones; we have good and evil, ease and sorrow, and what comes in between them.”
Verbal Test on 18th and 19th August, 2018
Participants will be will be given a phone number to connect the automated verbal test system.
Call the number on competition date .
Verbal test will take 15 to 20 minutes for each participant.
The verbal test is a random set of questions and recitations from the Study Notes (see above)
Verbal Test will start at 18 August, 8 AM and will end at 19 August, 24 PM
(Toronto Local time, EST – Eastern Standard Time)
Get Prepared before the Test. Go to Members Area before the test begin. (Login should be same as used for registration, means Facebook or Google) Remember the Test will be active on time mentioned above.
Once ready Go to Members Area Click ‘Start Test’. You will be given a phone number to connect to the automated verbal test system. Call the number between the above mentioned time. You will be asked to enter ‘Registration Number’, please enter the number after ‘MV2018’ to start the test. (Example: If your ‘Registration Number’ is MV20189999, you have to enter ‘9999’ only).
If you experience any problem, e-mail us at [email protected] Please be patient. It may take time to get answer. Our team members may be busy in conducting the test.