Seerah of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)

Sunday, December 20 from 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Grades 2-5: “Stories from the Seerah”

 

How to Participate:

1. Prepare a doodle or poster to tell a story from the Seerah of the Prophet based on topics from your grade

2. Take the picture of the poster and submit the image by attaching it to the assignment called 'Seerah Competition' in google classroom before the due date of December 15, 2020

3. On Sunday, December 20th at 10 am join the Seerah Competition Zoom meeting (Link will be live on the day of the event)

4. Each student will be called to explain the poster 

5. Judges will grade each poster based on the following criteria:

   

   - Poster design/presentation (layout, creativity): 10 points

   - Student explaining the poster to judges: 10 points

   - Knowledge of the selected story: 10 points

6. Students will also be given extra credits for participation based on their competition score up to max. 10 points.

Recommended book online for reference:

The Life Of The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)
 

TOPICS:

 

Grade 2– Pick one from the following:

  • The Elephant’s story (the year of the elephant)

  • Prophet’s Trip to Syria with his uncle, Abu Talib, and meeting with Bahira, the Monk
     

Grade 3 - Pick one from the following:

  • First revelation/ encounter with angel Jibril (AS)

  • First people to accept Islam (The first Muslims)
     

Grade 4 – Pick one from the following:

  • The steadfastness of Bilal (RA)

  • Migration to Abyssinia (Jaffar (ra) & al-Najashī)
     

Grade 5 - Pick one from the following:

  • Trip to Tā’if

  • Boycott of Banu Hashim

Grades 7-8: “I love the sunnah!”

How to Participate:

1. Select 3 sunnah to focus on from the list of sunnah practices listed below as they relate to different aspects of our life (pick sunnah from different categories)

2. Students have a choice of preparing either a doodle/poster or a video (no more than 2 minutes) on how they practice the sunnah.

3. Take the picture of the poster or upload the video by attaching it to the assignment called 'Seerah Competition' in google classroom before the due date of December 15, 2020

3. On Sunday, December 20th at 10 am join the Seerah Competition Zoom meeting (Link will be live on the day of the event)

4. Each student will be called to explain the poster/doodle or their submitted video will be played to the audience 

5. Judges will grade each poster based on the following criteria:

   

   - Poster/doodle or video presentation (content, layout, creativity): 10 points

   - Student explaining the poster/doodle or video presentation: 10 points

   - Knowledge of the selected topic: 10 points

6. Students will also be given extra credits for participation based on their competition score up to max. 10 points.

Sunnah List or categories:

    • Sunnah of eating & drinking

    • Going to sleep & waking up from sleep

    • Personal hygiene, miswak, wearing clothes/ shoes, sneezing, yawning

    • Making wudu, sunnah of adhan, and sunnah of salah

    • Entering home & going out

    • Entering & exiting the masjid

    • Sunnah of prayer in jamaat/congregation

    • Greeting/ meeting people; social interaction

    • Visiting the sick; visiting one another for the sake of Allah

    • Sunnah of smiling

    • Respect for the elders

    • Sunnah for the day of Eid

    • Sunnah for the day of Jummah

    • Sunnah of fasting

    • Seeking knowledge

    • Charity, helping others

    • Hospitality to the guests

    • Kindness to animals

    • Not being wasteful

    • Making dua /dhikr – supplication for various occasions from the sunnah

 

Grades 9-12: “Lessons from the Seerah”

How to Participate:

1. Pick a lesson from Seerah of the Prophet based on your grade

2. Students have a choice of preparing either a presentation (Powerpoint) or a speech/essay; students can do it individually or in pairs or in a group; time for individual work (2.5 min), work in pair or group of no more than 3 students and each student must submit the copy of their presentation (5 min). All members in a group must present and divide the time among the group accordingly.

3. Upload the Powerpoint or speech/essay by attaching it to the assignment called 'Seerah Competition' in google classroom before the due date of December 15, 2020 

4. On Sunday, December 20th at 10 am join the Seerah Competition Zoom meeting (Link will be live on the day of the event)

4. Each student will be called to deliver the speech or essay 

5. Judges will be grading each speech/essay based on the following criteria:

    Organization, Points: 10

    Presentation, Points: 10

    Conclusion, Points: 10

6. Students will also be given extra credits for participation based on their competition score up to max. 10 points.

Below are the topics assigned per each grade:

Grade 9 – Prophet (saw) as a Peacemaker

Grade 10 – Prophet (saw) as the “Walking Quran”

Grade 11 – Prophet’s (saw) dawah/calling in Makkah

Grade 12 – The Hijrah & the new community in Medina

 

The results of the judges will be final and cannot be challenged

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