Do We Fast During Ramadan?
…So, whoever of you sights (the crescent on the first
night of) the month (of Ramadan, i.e. is present at his
must observe Saum (fasts) that month…
To learn why we fast during Ramadan
We all know that we must fast during the
month of Ramadhan. But how do we know?
We have been commanded by Allah,
in the Quraan, to fast the month of Ramadan:
to view the Arabic and English)
O you who believe! Observing As-Saum (the
fasting) is prescribed for you as it was prescribed for
those before you, that you may become Al-Muttaqűn (the
Observing Saum (fasts)] for a fixed number of days, but
if any of you is ill or on a journey, the same number
(should be made up) from other days. And as for those
who can fast with difficulty, (e.g. an old man), they
have (a choice either to fast or) to feed a Miskîn
(needy person) (for every day). But whoever does good of
his own accord, it is better for him. And that you fast
is better for you if only you know. (2:184)
The month of Ramadan in which was
revealed the Qur'ân, a guidance for mankind and clear
proofs for the guidance and the Criterion (between right
and wrong). So, whoever of you sights (the crescent on
the first night of) the month (of Ramadan, i.e. is
present at his home), he must observe Saum (fasts) that
and Al- Hilali
“Interpretation of the Meanings of the Noble Quraan”
Older Kids (and younger as fitting):
Begin memorizing ayah 2:185 (or 183-185). (Read the
tafsir on these ayaat)
Write out on a hifz card and keep in hifz box.
Jr. in the Study Aids)
Memorize daily, until it is
memorized and then review/recite daily.
Review/define/discuss the following terms:
sawm, ill, miskin, crescent, journey, command
Words can be copied and illustrated in journal book.
This is the journal activity for today:
Daily Journal Ramadan 3
Look up each word from the word bank below and use/write
each word in a sentence.
is the journal activity (Daily
Journal Ramadan 3)
Student may also write the corresponding Arabic word.
the Command to fast:
Make a poster illustrating ayah 2:183-185
Color “The Command to Fast:”