Products We're Using

10/2015
We're using this program right now, level 1. My daughter loves it so far.

Prayer Review Sheet

Prayer Review Sheet - I made this up to provide for quick review and for reference in our IS student organizers. It goes over the timings of the five daily prayers, number of rakaat, prayer positions, conditions of prayer, pillars of prayer and things that break the prayer; illustrated.

Multiplication Fact Tracker


Multiplication Fact Tracker - a progress tracker I made up to track progress with the multiplication facts. Also includes an outline of a sample math facts practice session.

Shapes Poster/Drill Sheet

Shapes Poster/Drill Sheet - little learning aid I made to help quiz the younger/middle kids on shapes. Includes 2d and 3d dahpes and drill prompts.

Thermometer Clip Art

ETC Thermometer Clip Art –“over 790 views of thermometers. The images include Fahrenheit, Celsius, single and dual, laboratory, and outdoor thermometers with readings to the nearest degree. Also featured is a collection of blank and antique thermometers found in various nineteenth century books.”

Addition

And if all the trees on the earth were pens and the sea (were ink wherewith to write), with seven seas behind it to add to its (supply), yet the Words of Allâh would not be exhausted. Verily, Allâh is All-Mighty, All-Wise.
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Learning Aids
Math Facts Trackers
My Addition Math Facts Tracker (sums to 20)
  • Track addition math facts learned.
  • Also great as a math exercise

Addition Charts (Reference)
Addition Table up to 10 + 10  (for reference)
Addition Table up to 12 + 12  (for reference)
 
Games
“Double It” Math Facts Game
  • Practice doubles sums of 12 to 20.

Worksheets Premade  (TJ)
Number Word Addition Worksheet 
  • Learn/practice number words by completing addition problems, using number words instead of numerals
Tree themed addition and subtraction problems for younger children 
 
Worksheet Generators
Softschools Addition Worksheets Generator
Homeschool.net Math Basic Operations Worksheet Generator
Superkids Addition worksheet generator
 
Addition Facts: Drills and Tests (see TJ’s Math Facts Page)

Finding the Least Common Denominator


When adding or subtracting fractions with different denominators, you’ll need to find a common denominator. It is better to find the least common denominator so that there will be less work when it comes time to reducing the final answer.
“The least common denominator of two or more non-zero denominators is actually the smallest whole number that is divisible by each of the denominators.” (Help with Fractions.com)
When teaching my kids, I couldn’t pinpoint how to find the least common denominator, but rather just a common denominator (and sometimes they’d be huge!) So I went searching for methods, and this is what I have found.

For Younger Students:
Least Common Denominator Lesson from Math is Fun.com
Finding the Least Common Denominator (method of listing multiples)

Methods

Basically the same method illustrated in Ray’s Math:
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Finding the least common denominator – part of another lesson, scroll down after Google Ad. (similar method as above)
3 Methods for Finding Least Common Denominator
Take The Frustration Out Of Finding The Least Common Denominator ( Help with Fractions.com) – shows 2 methods for finding the least common denominator (very detailed)
From my daughter’s algebra book:
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Example using the above method:
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Tools
Least Common Multiple Tool – Nifty, plug in three numbers and get your least common multiple/denominator. Great for checking your manual work.
Games & Interactives
Least Common Multiple Interactive – simple, yet neat online activity where student must find the LCM/LCD of numbers. This might be a neat alternative to doing problems from your textbook. (Only a handful of problems, but most are application problems)
Least Common Multiple (LCM) Game – super old site, but nifty idea for making a card game.

Worksheets
From Teachnology.com:
  1. Least Common Multiples Worksheet 1
  2. Least Common Multiples Worksheet 2
  3. Least Common Multiples Worksheet 3
  4. Least Common Multiples Answer Key
Worksheet Generator:
SoftSchools.com LCM Worksheet Generator

Integers

Integers are the positive natural (counting) numbers, the negative natural numbers, and zero.


TJ Integer Review Bank Questions and Concept Flashcards
Questions/cues I made up to review/test for mastery of integer concepts based upon our study of integers.


Integer Learning PowerPoints from the 'net




Online Integer Games


Multiplying and Dividing Integers Rule:


Number Lines

Number Lines from SparkleBox.co.uk - over 20 different ones to choose from.

Seeking Refuge from 4 Things After Tashahhud Lesson



“The Prophet (sal-Allahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) used to say:
‘When one of you has finished the [last] Tashahhud, he should seek refuge with Allah from four things; [saying]:
1. Allah! I truly seek refuge with You from the punishment of Hellfire,
2. and from the punishment of the grave,
3. and from the trials of living and dying,
4. and from the evil [trials] of the False Christ.
[Then he should supplicate for himself with what occurs to him.]
"He (sal-Allahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would supplicate with it in his own Tashahhud." 1

(Prophet's Prayer Described)

Seeking Refuge from 4 Things Lesson - 27 page lesson



Note:
The majority of scholars held the view that this Du`a’ (supplication) falls under the category of stressed Sunnah. It was been reported on the authority of Tawus, one of the great Tabi`un (Followers, the generation after the Companions of the Prophet) that this Du`a’ is obligatory. Tawus is also reported to have ordered his son to repeat his Salah when he knew that he did not recite this Du`a’. This indicates that such Du`a’ is a stressed Sunnah, which the Mu’min should not miss in obligatory or voluntary Salah.

Source: Fatwas of Nur `Ala Al-Darb  alifta.net 
via: http://muslimfortress.abdurrahman.org/2011/12/03/seeking-refuge-from-four-things-before-the-dua-in-tashahud/