Level 5 - Sr Maye

About Me


I am very excited to be teaching level 5 this year.  Last year I taught level 4b and assisted 3b the year before so hopefully I'll see some familiar faces! Our three main focuses this year will be Islamic studies, Quran, and our Muslim American identity. Inshallah we will cover a lesson within these subjects every week. 

What's expected from students:
Come prepared! I want you to be ready to share your opinion and participate in discussions! This is a safe zone so our goal is to make our classroom a conformable environment for all by respecting each others opinion and maintaining an open mind. 

Don't view Sunday School as an inconvenient class on the last day of the weekend. Instead, look at it as a place with endless opportunities whether it's by learning something new, meeting new friends, or having access to fries and chicken tenders very early in the morning. 

What's expected from parents: 
Help your child retain the information taught in class. Since this is a weekly class, it's difficult to retain information for the following week therefore we need you to assist your child with homework and to further discuss class material. 

A little about me: 
I was born and raised here in Seattle however I spent three years in Amman, Jordan between the ages of 10-13 to learn Arabic and Islam. I recently graduated from the University of Washington with a BS in Speech and Hearing Sciences. I love community service. I think it's extremely important to serve our local community as well as being aware of international humanitarian disasters and serving those communities in any way possible. I'm not a huge sports fan but if anyone disses the Seahawks I feel as a Seattleite I have an obligation to defend them.  

If you have any questions feel free to email me at maye@mynoor.org (or simply press the email button below). 


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Level 5 Curriculum  
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Class Schedule

10:00 -10:15 ~ Gym
10:15 -10:30 ~ Weekend updates (students talk about their weekend)
10:30 - 11:30 ~ Islamic Studies
11:30 - 12:00 ~ Break
12:00 - 12:30 ~ Daily Discussion 
12:30 - 1:00 ~ Quran
1:00 - 1:05 ~ Clean up
1:05 - 1:20 ~ Wudu and Salah
1:20 ~ Official Dismissal

Week 2


Students practiced surat Al-Qaria and Al-Takather. Please have both surah memorized for next week. 

Islamic Studies: 

This week, we tried watching The Message in an attempt to summarize the seerah of the Prophet Muhammad SAW, however, due to some tech problems, we were not able to watch it. Instead we completed a review of the 5 pillars of Islam and reached the second pillar of Iman, Angles.

Daily Discussion: 
  • We discussed how organization that harm Muslims and Non-Muslims and claim to be Islamic are indeed not following Islam. 
  • The harms that these organizations caused to Muslims. 
  • The Islamic rules of war that the Prophet and his companions followed. 
  • The meaning of Islam. The term is derived from Salam, peace.

Week 3


Students will be reciting surat Al-Qaria and Al-Takather individually. Will also learn a new surah. 

Islamic studies: 

We will be watching half of The Message to summarize the Prophet Muhammad's seerah. 

Daily Discussion:

Week 4


Week 5

Quran: In class we reviewed Surat Al-Fil and Al-Asr and we started memorizing Surat Al-Adiyat and Surat Quraish.

Homework: Memorize Surat Al-Adiat and Quraish thoroughly to recite it next week. 

Quran Explorer: Please use this site to practice your Quran --> http://www.quranexplorer.com/quran/

Islamic Studies: We completed the film The Message which covered the major events that occurred during the prophets lifetime. 

Homework: Write a short paragraph about your favorite scene/event/individual's action that stuck with you from the film and what you learned or gained from it. 

Art: We made posters of one of the name of the 99 names of Allah. You may finish that up at home or bring it to class next week to finish it up during recess. 

Week 6

  • Discussed the first story of Surat Al-Kahf, the People of the Cave. 
  • Practiced reciting Surat Al-Zalzalah
  • Homework: Memorize Surat Al-Zalzalah thoroughly to recite it next week. 
  • Quran Explorer: Please use this site to practice your Quran --> http://www.quranexplorer.com/quran/
Islamic Studies:
  • Recapped favorite scenes from the film The Message 
  • Topic: Respecting our Parents
    • Watched the Story of a Father and a Crow by Nouman Ali Khan: 
      • Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vQPQkBHIN3Q

Week 9: 1/29/2017

  • Memorize Surat Al-Naba aya 1-26 completely. 
Islamic Studies:
  • Practice the steps of Salah
  • Memorize al-tashahud completely. 
  • TEST: Recitation of al-tashahud on Feb. 5th
    • Link to video for practice: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8aDRszYM2xM
    • The First Part
      • At-tahiyyato-li-l-lah wa-s-salawato wa-t-tayyibat
      • As-salamu’alayka ayyuha-n-nabiy
      • Wa rahmatu-l-lahi wa barakatuh
      • Alsalamu ‘alayna 
      • Wa ‘ala ‘ibadi–l-lahi-s-salihen
      • Ashhadu an la ilaha-illa-l-lah
      • Wa ashadu ana Muhammadan abdahu wa rasulahu
  • Current Events 
  • No fire drill this week! Meaning stay aware! It might happen next week! Always be prepared!

Week 10

Week 11