Scope (Year 7 – Year 12)

Terms

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Topics

Back to Basics-

Pillars of Islam

Ramadan –

The Blessed Month

Exploring Hajj and Special Times

Iman in Action

Lesson Overviews

Lesson 1 Welcome to Scripture

Lesson 2 Testimony of Faith

Lesson 3 Prayer

Lesson 4 Charity

Lesson 5 Fasting

Lesson 6 Pilgrimage

Lesson 7 Revision

Lesson 1 Introduction to Ramadan

Lesson 2 The Month of the Qur’an

Lesson 3 The Month of Good Deeds.

Lesson 4 The Month of Mercy

Lesson 5 The Month of Power (The Last 10 Days & Laylat Al Qadr)

Lesson 6 The Month of Celebration

Lesson 7 Eid Blessings!

Lesson 8 Keeping the Spirit of Ramadan Alive All Year.

Lesson 9 – Learning About Allah SWT

Lesson 10 – Revision

Lesson 1 The First 10 Days of Dhul Hujjah

Lesson 2 Hajj Background

Lesson 3 Importance of Arafah

Lesson 4 What is Eid Al Adha?

Lesson 5 Let’s Celebrate Eid!

Lesson 1 Intro to Iman and it’s 6 Pillars

Lesson 2 Belief in Allah SWT

Lesson 3 Belief in the Angels

Lesson 4 Belief in the Books

Lesson 5 Belief in the Messengers

Lesson 6 Belief in the Day of Judgement and Belief in Divine Destiny (Qadr)

Lesson 7 Revision

Guidance through the Stories of the Prophets

Lesson 6 – What is a Prophet/ Messenger ? Lessons from Muhammad SAW

Lesson 7 – Lessons from Adam AS

Lesson 8 Lessons from Yunus AS.

Lesson 9 Lessons from Musa AS

Lesson 10 Revision


TERM 1
TOPIC: Back to Basics-Pillars of Islam

Stage 4 Stage 5 Stage 6
Lesson 1 Welcome to Scripture Students learn the purpose of scripture

Students demonstrate understanding of key Islamic vocabulary
Students learn the purpose of scripture

Students demonstrate understanding of key Islamic vocabulary
Students learn the purpose of scripture

Students demonstrate understanding of key Islamic vocabulary
Lesson 2 Testimony of Faith (Shahada)
Students can recite the Shahada in English and Arabic

Students understand the significance of the Shahada

Students understand the 7 conditions of Shahadah

Students explore ways to implement this Pillar in their everyday lives
Students discuss the importance of the Shahada and how it influences their everyday lives as Muslims




Students elaborate on the importance of the Shahada and how it influences their everyday lives as Muslims
Lesson 3 Prayer (Salat)
Students extend understanding on the importance of the daily prayers for Muslims, including prayer being a means of communication, a form of solace and a way to show gratitude.

Students explore ways of implementing this Pillar in their everyday lives.
Students discuss their understanding of the importance of prayer.

Students understand how prophet Muhamad received the revelation of prayer (during the Isra wal Maraj)
Students elaborate on strategies they use to help implement this Pillar in their everyday lives
Lesson 4

Zakat (compulsory charity)
Students review and discuss their understanding of Zakat and how it is calculated

Students explore ways to implement this Pillar in their everyday lives.
Students discuss Zakat and the impact Zakat can have spiritually, individually, socially and globally.

Students understand that Sadaqa is additional voluntary charity
Students extend on ways to implement this Pillar in their everyday lives.
Lesson 5

Fasting (Sawm)
Students review and discuss their understanding of fasting Ramadan

Students review and discuss the importance and benefits of this fasting Ramadan

Students recite the Dua to use when breaking the fast
Students extend understanding of ways to implement this Pillar in their lives (i.e, preparing for fasting Ramadan). Students extend understanding on the significant of this Pillar spiritually, socially and globally
Lesson 6

Pilgrimage (Hajj)
Students review and discuss their understanding of Hajj

Students review and discuss the importance and benefits of this Pillar, spiritually, socially and globally

Students learn about the rituals of Hajj and some the historical background to these.
Students review and discuss some of the historical background behind Hajj rituals

Students extend understanding of ways to implement this Pillar in their everyday lives (i.e, preparing for Hajj).
Students extend understanding on the benefits and significance of this Pillar
Lesson 7 Revision Students reflect on learning gained this term Students reflect on learning gained this term Students reflect on learning gained this term


TERM 2
TOPIC: Ramadan – The Blessed Month

Stage 4 Stage 5 Stage 6
Lesson 1 Introduction to Ramadan Students recall their understanding of Ramadan and fasting

Students review and discuss some of important features of Ramadan including the Taraweeh (extra night prayers)

Students discuss their understanding of some of the benefits of fasting Ramadan, including the increase of Taqwa (God consciousness) and self-development,

Students reflect on the impact of Ramadan on their lives
Students discuss strategies for preparing for Ramadan and fasting

Students discuss the significance of Ramdan and fasting on their lives


Students extend understanding of the fundamentals of fasting, ie, factors which void fasting.
Lesson 2 The Month of the Qur’an Students review and discuss their understanding of the Qur’an

Students understand the benefits of reading Quran in and out of Ramadan

Students discuss strategies for developing a relationship with the Quran
Students extend understanding of the significance of the Qur’an in Ramadan and in their lives Students elaborate on the significance of the Qur’an in Ramadan and in their lives
Lesson 3 The Month of Good Deeds
Students review and discuss understanding that practicing good deeds gets us closer to Allah SWT

Students discuss the importance of manners in Islam and identify examples of good manners to practice in Ramadan

Students explore the benefits of encouraged behaviours for themselves and others
Students extend knowledge of good deeds that Allah SWT loves and the rewards of these good deeds

Students explain benefits of positive behaviour in and out of Ramadan

Students discuss strategies for implementing these behaviours in and out of Ramadan
Students elaborate on strategies they can use to help implement a good manners or good deeds.
Lesson 4

The Month of Mercy
Students review understanding of Ramadan being a month of mercy and kindness to others

Students explore and discuss examples of behaviours that demonstrate mercy, generosity and charity

Students learn about some Ahadith on kindness and mercy
Students learn who we should be especially kind and merciful towards based on the Qur’an and Ahadith (narrations)

Students learn about the ‘Ripple Effect of Kindness’
Students elaborate on strategies for increasing mercy, kindness and generosity in their everyday lives
Lesson 5

The Month of Power (The Last 10 Nights & Laylat al Qadar – Night of Decree)
Students review and extend understanding of the importance of the Last 10 nights of Ramadan, particularly Laylat al Qadr (Night of Decree/Power)

Students recite the recommended Dua to said during this special time in English and Arabic

Students explore other Duas (supplications) they would like to make during this special time.
Students practice the Surat (chapter) Al Qadr (Night of Decree/ Power) (87, Quran) and its understand it’s English meaning. Students discuss strategies for making the most out of the Last 10 Nights of Ramadan
Lesson 6

The Month of Celebration
Students discuss preparing for Eid al- Fitr Students understand the importance of the Eid Prayer and etiquettes of Eid

Students understand the requirement of Zakat al Fitr
Students discuss the importance of Eid celebrations for families and communities and Muslims globally Students elaborate on the importance of Eid celebrations for families and communities and Muslims globally
Lesson 7 Let’s Celebrate Eid!
Students reflect on their Eid experiences and celebrate their Ramadan achievements Students reflect on their Eid experiences and celebrate their Ramadan achievements Students reflect on their Eid experiences and celebrate their Ramadan achievements
Lesson 8

Keeping the Spirit of Ramadan Alive All Year
Students review and discuss the meaning of Taqwa (being God Conscious) and Iman (faith) and how these help to keep lessons learnt in Ramadan in practice.

Students understand that Iman increases and decreases and that there are strategies for enhancing ones Taqwa and Iman, including taking pride in their Australian Muslim identity and history
Students explore benefits of maintaining lessons learnt in Ramadan for the rest of the year, including self – growth

Students extend understanding that Iman increases and decreases and explore strategies for enhancing ones Taqwa and Iman, including taking pride in their Australian Muslim identity and history


Students elaborate on their understanding that Iman increases and decreases and discuss strategies for enhancing ones Taqwa and Iman, including taking pride in their Australian Muslim identity and history
Lesson 9

Learning About Allah SWT
Students recall previous knowledge developed about Allah SWT

Students understand that by learning about Allah SWT and His Attributes, we learn more about what He loves, and this helps guide us in our actions and everyday lives

Students deepen their understanding of Allah by learning some of Allah’s SWT’s additional attributes/ Names
Students practice applying Allah SWT’s Names with a Dua Students discuss how knowing Allah’s attributes helps guide Muslims in our actions and everyday lives
Lesson 10 Revision Students review content learnt throughout the term about the blessed month of Ramadan and applying positive behaviours and strategies in their lives Students review content learnt throughout the term about the blessed month of Ramadan and applying positive behaviours and strategies in their lives Students review content learnt throughout the term about the blessed month of Ramadan and applying positive behaviours and strategies in their lives


TERM 3

Stage 4 Stage 5 Stage 6
TOPIC: Hajj and special times
Lesson 1 The First 10 Days Dhul Hujjah Students review and discuss understanding of the Islamic calendar

Students understand that Hajj and Eid al Adha occur in the Islamic month of Dhul Hujjah

Student understand the significance of the first 10 Days of Dhul Hujjah and that these are the best days of the year to do good deeds
Students discuss good deeds to practice this during these 10 days, including fasting.

Student extend understanding of the significance of Dhul Hujjah, including the Quranic Ayah (verse) describing it.


Students elaborate on strategies for implementing good deeds during these 10 days
Lesson 2 Hajj Background and Lessons from Ibrahim AS and Hajar Students recap general aspects and benefits of Hajj learnt in Term 1

Students learn the historical origins of the Kabbah

Students learn about Hajj rituals and that some have historical backgrounds in the stories of Hajjar and Ibrahim (AS).

Students review the story of Hajjar and some lessons learnt, ie. relying on Allah SWT, turning to Allah SWT for help.
Students discuss the significance of Hajj, it’s rituals and lessons learnt from the stories of Hajjar and Ibrahim (AS) Students elaborate on their understanding on the significance of Hajj, it’s rituals and lessons learnt from the stories of Hajjar and Ibrahim (AS)
Lesson 3 Hajj and the Day of Arafah Students review learning on Hajj rituals including the important Day of Arafah

Students understand the importance of making Dua on the Day of Arafah

Students practice how to make Dua (supplication)

Students understand about the importance of fasting the 9th of Dhul Hujjah
Students extend understanding of Hajj rituals, including the important Day of Arafah Students discuss and elaborate on understanding of Hajj rituals, including the important Day of Arafah
Lesson 4 What is Eid Al Adha? Students review understanding of Eid al Adha

Students reflect on and discuss the similarities and differences between Eid al Adha and Eid al Fitr

Students learn the story of Ismael and Ibrahim (AS) and extend their understanding of Tawakal (trust in Allah) and Qurban (giving up something to get closer to Allah)

Students understand that these actions bring great rewards from Allah SWT in this world and the Hereafter.
Students reflect on things Muslims give up in this world to get closer to Allah SWT and understand that Muslims will be rewarded for this sacrifice in this world and the Hereafter.


Students reflect on the impact of Eid al Ahda for individuals, families, communities and Muslims globally.
Lesson 5

Celebrating Eid
Students reflect on their Eid experiences and their achievements during Dhul Hujjah and artistically express their understanding Students reflect on their Eid experiences and their achievements during Dhul Hujjah and artistically express their understanding Students reflect on their Eid experiences and their achievements during Dhul Hujjah and artistically express their understanding
TOPIC: Guidance from the Prophets’ stories
Lesson 6

Prophets and Messengers – Lessons from Muhammad SAW
Students review understand of the role and character of all Prophets/ Messengers

Students review learning about the best and last Prophet, Muhamad SAW

Students understand that we use the Qur’an and Ahadith (narrations) to learn about the Prophets

Students understand that in order to draw near to Allah SWT we copy the character and practices of Prophet Muhammad SAW
Students reflect on some lessons learnt from the Prophet Muhammad SAW


Students discuss strategies for implementing lessons from the Prophet SAW’s, his practices and characteristics.
Lesson 7 Lessons from Adam AS
Students review learning about Adam AS and Hawa and the unity of humankind.

Students explore and discuss some of the lessons learnt from the story of Adam AS, including the dangers of jealousy and that all humans make mistakes, but that Allah SWT is All Forgiving

Students discuss the importance of Istigfar (repentance)
Students reflect on the first conversation between Adam and Allah SWT and understand that Allah SWT loves His creation Students reflect on and discuss other lessons learnt from the story of Adam AS for our everyday lives.
Lesson 8 Lessons from Yunus AS Students reflect on the story of Yunus AS and the whale.

Students discuss lessons learnt from the story of Yunus AS, including that we all make mistakes and that we all get angry, but that Allah is the All Hearing of our Dua, the All Forgiving, the All Generous

Students learn the dua of Yunus AS and that Muslims use it and other Dua in times of need and when repenting.
Students understand the importance of acknowledging and managing our feelings of anger and hopelessness in our everyday lives.
Students explore Yunus AS’s coping strategy and those recommended by the Prophet Muhamad SAW


Students discuss types of coping strategies they use to manage their anger and feelings of hopelessness.
Lesson 9 Lessons from Musa AS
Students review who Musa AS was and how Musa was a good helper to his community

Students reflect on the point that even courageous Prophets asked Allah SWT for help, as did Musa with his Dua

Students understand and recite Musa AS’s Dua in English and Arabic
Students extend their knowledge of the story of Musa and the importance of seeking Allah’s help through Dua

Students discuss the importance of standing against bullies.


Students reflect on implementing lessons learnt from Musa (AS) in our everyday lives
Lesson 10 Revision Students reflect on learning gained this term Students reflect on learning gained this term Students reflect on learning gained this term


TERM 4
TOPIC: Iman in Action/Heroes and Heroines of Islam

Stage 4 Stage 5 Stage 6
Lesson 1 Intro to Iman Students recap 5 Pillars of Islam and 6 Pillars of Faith (Iman)

Students understand that beliefs are ideas we think are true and correct

Students understand that faith means to believe in somethings that are unseen.

Students understand beliefs inform our actions in our everyday lives

Students review Surat Al Asr in English and Arabic (Chapter 103, Qur’an) and that belief and good deeds are necessary to be successful
Students reflect on how Iman increases and decreases and that there are actions we can do to strengthen our Iman

Students reflect on good deeds described in the Qur’an and Ahadith (narrations) which we do to demonstrate and strengthen our Iman


Students elaborate on how Iman increases and decreases and that there are actions we can do to strengthen our Iman

Students elaborate on good deeds described in the Qur’an and Ahadith (narrations) which we do to demonstrate and strengthen our Iman
Lesson 2 Belief in Allah Students recap understanding of Tawheed (that Allah SWT is One) and that Islam is a monotheistic religion

Students understand that learning more about Allah SWT helps us get closer to Him

Students reflect on Surat Al Ikhlas (Chapter 112, Qur’an)

Students reflect on Ayat al – Kursi (Chapter 2: Verse 255)
Students expand on their understanding of Allah by identifying some of Allah SWT’s attributes Students reflect on how we demonstrate our understanding of Allah SWT in our actions and in our everyday lives.
Lesson 3 Belief in Angels Students review their understanding of Angels in Islam

Students can identify some Angels and their special roles
Students reflect on how their awareness of Angels impacts on their everyday lives Students reflect on how their awareness of Angels enhances their character
Lesson 4 Belief in the Books Students review their understanding that Allah SWT sent books to help guide people

Students learn that our book, the Qur’an, is the final Book and unchanged word of Allah SWT.

Students understand that the Qur’an and the originals of other books came with the same message

Students recall the names of the books and the Prophets that brought each book
Students learn about some of the miracles of the Qur’an
Students reflect on some of the miracles of the Qur’an
Lesson 5 Belief in the Messengers Students recap what a Messenger is and that all messengers came with the same message, to believe in Allah SWT Students understand that all Messengers were Muslim

Students understand that Messengers had the strongest Iman, best character and trust in Allah SWT

Students recap some of the stories of Messengers mentioned in the Qur’an
Students reflect on lessons learnt from Prophets for our everyday lives


Students elaborate on lessons learnt from Prophets for our everyday lives
Lesson 6 Belief in the Day of Judgement and in Destiny Students understand that Judgement Day is the day that our good and bad deeds are counted and weighed, the Day we receive our records/ books.

Students learn words of praise which will benefit them on the day of Judgement, in English and Arabic.

Students understand the definition of Qadr (Destiny), both good and bad, that at things will happen in accordance with Allah’s Will and with His Plan.

Students learn a Dua to keep them steadfast in religion, in English and Arabic
Students understand that Allah SWT knows what will happen, but we don’t! Students understand that we still have choices to make in our lives.




Students reflect on choices they’ve made that have had great impacts on their lives.
Lesson 7 Revision
Students reflect on and celebrate learning gained this year Students reflect on and celebrate learning gained this year Students reflect on and celebrate learning gained this year

The Curriculum is reviewed every 5 years.