Language Arts/ Reading/ Writing
Students in the elementary grades up until the eight grade will learn the basics of the English language. Starting from spelling, grammar, vocabulary words, they will move onto advanced reading and writing skills by being exposed to various poems, stories in class and various genres of books assigned in-school and at home. The objective is to make students sharpen and master their literary and writing skills along with the help of teachers and various on-campus and off-campus resources. Students will be challenged by assignments, projects and other activities. Additionally, students will give regular spelling tests which will strengthen their vocabulary and prepare them for regional spelling bee.
Our goal is to allow students to develop a deeper understanding of mathematical concepts from their own experience, and incorporate practical routines to enhance arithmetic skills for future mathematical study. The aim is to provide students with best possible problem solving strategies in everyday mathematics. This is done by establishing a framework of dialogue between the teacher and students.
Students are trained to plan and conduct investigations, provide evidence and make observations. They are exposed to relevant, hands-on opportunities and experiences to better understand complex topics and to promote scientific literacy. Topics include Exploring living things, Ecosystems , Classifying matter, Weather, Solar system, Habitat, Space & Energy
Throughout the years, students will learn to build up their knowledge on rules, laws, authority figures, history figures, know-how of maps, knowledge about communities, governments, cultures and environment, knowledge about landform and changes.
By learning Arabic Language, students will Inshallah connect to Quran in a better way.
At different levels, students learn to use Arabic language to communicate within and beyond their classroom setting. They start with recognizing, letters, associate sounds, create words, and sentences by listening, reading, and speaking in Arabic. After mastering the basics , students advance to reading and writing short paragraphs and essays.
The purpose of Islamic studies class is for students to be able to understand the five pillars of Islam and implement them in his/her daily life. Islamic studies at Furqaan Academy tries to connect their heart to the Quran and Sunnah through basics of Islam .
Students in their early years learn about stories of Prophets and their lives. They are introduced to Sahabas, and other prominent figures in Islam. They are motivated to build a strong character by learning about all facets of this monotheistic religion. InshaAllah the goal of this course is to make our way of life according to the Quran and Sunnah.
Qur’an (Integrated Program)
Furqaan Academy’s unique integrated Quran Program for elementary classes combines the core curriculum with a mandatory learning and reading Qur’an for two hours every day. Students first start with Qaeda and are taught to read with proper pronunciation and Tajweed rules. Quran Memorization is a integral part of this program.
Each student is evaluated based on review, recitation of current lesson and tajweed every day. Quran teaching strategies are based on the student’s pace . Progress of each child is tracked and records are maintained. Individual attention is given towards progress of each child.
The goal of this class is to acquire basic knowledge of team work, with emphasis on the appreciation and necessity of exercise for lifelong fitness. Physical Education directly correlates to the health and well being of students. Improving opportunities for physical activity is an imperative for improving children’s academic achievement and their health.
Art is a valuable class where students will learn to become creative & artistic. Students will be working towards learning different skills in art class by which they will be able to develop their creative ability. Islamic art will be specifically stressed in this class.
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