Our students have been exploring the 6 Pillars of Iman in Islamic Studies. Angel Jibreel (as) asked the Prophet Muhammed (saw) regarding Iman. Prophet Muhammed (saw) replied, ‘It is belief in Allah, His angels, His books, His messengers, the Last Day and to believe in the divine decree, [both] the good and the bad thereof.
Our students will now prepare to share their knowledge by creating their own nasheeds/poems that teach Iman. Students will write their poems based on each of the 6 Pillars of Iman, and recite/sing to our class starting Thursday (5/31), insha’Allah.Students may work in pairs of two or individually. If students decided to work in pairs, they may need to meet outside of school in order to complete and practice their nasheed/poem. Finally, please feel free to look at the nasheed on the backside of this letter for ideas and inspiration. Jazakum Allahu Khairan, and may Allah (swt) bless you all for you work!Students will be graded on the following criteria:
Each of the 6 Pillars are covered in the poem (1 Pillar per stanza).
Include at least 6 stanzas with at least 2-4 lines per stanza (12-24 total lines).
Students recite/sing in a clear and understandable manner.
Formed of light and beauty, the angels of the Lord To praise Allah, to help mankind, Jibril brings the word. The scriptures, all by Allah sent, Torah, Psalms and Gospel then The source of perfect guidance, the Glorious Quran.
The reckoning, the Final Day, when all will see their works Remade in soul and body to stand before the Lord With patience bearing every grief With thankfulness for all blessings We are content with destiny, the Will of Allah.
Faith is belief in Allah and the Messengers The angels and the Final Day, and the holy scriptures And to believe in destiny That good and bad both come from Him And the Resurrection; there is no god but Allah.