One fun way of teaching the Surah order of Juzz `Amma is to create this Accordion folding stick craft activity – what a mouthful! 🙂 I came across this activity as a Butterfly activity and it has many versions such as the Father’s Day one. Here is the link to the Bible craft version on Danielle’s Place of Crafts and Activities as it has excellent pictures that explain how to make it.
There are two ways of making this activity: If you want to hang it, you can attach a ribbon to the top into a loophole or leave the ribbon and use it to tie it together. Also, the Surah order can be either from Surah Naba to Surah al-Nas or the other way around.
What you will need:
- Jumbo Craft sticks: For my class I needed 10 for each student so I had to buy them in bulk from Amazon.
- The Juzz `Amma surah list pdf
- Coloured card strips
For copyright reasons, I don’t think I can include even the instructions – so If you want to make this Accordion folding please head over to the Danielle’s place of Craft and Activities site.
For my class: I have cut the card into strips that fit into the jumbo size I need. If you want to avoid cutting strips because it is a time consuming thing, you can buy colored jumbo lollipop sticks. I have added stickers to jazz it up as well!
Hope you enjoy creating this activity with your class!
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The assessment sheet for year 10s in order to help them review their Surah at-Takweer keywords is here. The pdf for Surah at-Takweer crossword is here.
Enjoy! Let me know if you found this Surah resource useful!
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Similiar to the other keyword assesment sheets I’ve created, my year 9 class will also be assessed using a crossword. The keywords will then be reviewed using flashcards for that particular surah.
Here is the surah al ghashiyah crossword pdf
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I plan to begin each lesson with a quick 10 minute test based on a concept learnt or reviewed in the previous lesson. My classes are going to be intense but fun (hopefully) insha Allah! Arabic is a language and in order to learn the grammar and vocabularly of a new language, one must review constantly. That is what I will try to build in to my teaching practise iA. Additionally, rather than giving an end of term test/ end of year test only, the student’s final grade will be based on year round performance iA.
To help the students chart their progress I have created this form for them to fill out each week. The link for the pdf: assessment-chart-students.pdf
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So I’ve been looking around for ways to start my first lesson of the academic year, and I thought it might be a good idea to start with something fun before we discuss classroom rules, and set my expectations for the year. That is the kind of atmosphere I want in my classes – between fun and serious. Inshallah kheir.
I created this ice breaker sheet for this purpose. It’s simple – each student takes a skittle out of the bag and answers the question that corresponds to that skittle flavour. A starburst version is here:
Here are the documents:
starbursts word doc
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