Learning Islam 3 is for students in eighth grade. It is best for students who studied Islamic Studies using Learning Islam 1 and 2 in grades 6 and 7 and the I Love Islam series in grades 1–5.
This volume contains lessons that cover lively character building themes extracted from the Qur’an, hadeeth, faith, seerah, and other authentic sources. The Islamic themes and concepts are presented in an exciting and creative manner. The book includes six units and around forty chapters and lessons.
The titles of the units are Allah Controls the World: Belief in al-Qadar; Portraits of Faith: The Stories of Zakariyya, Yahya, Maryam, and ‘Isa; Beautiful Worship: The Rules of Siyam and Hajj; Islam Prevails over Arabia; as-Sunnah: The Other Divine Revelation; and Leading a Pure Life Style.
Each chapter includes outlines, relevant Islamic vocabulary, succinct and objective material, and relevant stories. To make the material meaningful and action oriented, the themes of the book are supported by highlighted passages from the Qur’an and Hadeeth from the Prophet. Additionally, the Faith in Action sections encourage students to put what they learn in each chapter into action.
Pictures, illustrations, and a brilliant layout design make studying Islam an exciting endeavor for students in this age group. The review sections encourage students to consolidate their knowledge and to analyze and discuss concepts.