Zakat and Sadaqah (Primary 6)

Last Updated on July 15, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

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RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES 

ISLAMIC STUDIES

_______ TERM 

WEEK _______

PRIMARY 6

THEME – SADAQAH

 PREVIOUS LESSON – 

TOPIC – SADAQAH AND ZAKAT 

LEARNING AREA

  1. Meaning Zakat and Sadaqah
  2. Benefits of Zakat and Sadaqah
  3. Different between Zakat and Sadaqah
  4. Those who benefit from Zakat and Sadaqah

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to –

  1. explain the meaning of Sadaqah and Zakat.
  2. explain the items or articles to be used for the two.
  3.  explain the differences between the two.
  4. identify those who can collect sadaqah and Zakat.

 

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ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

  1. List the differences between the Zakat and sadaqah on the (cardboard).
  2. List of materials for sadaqah such as: corn, rice, yam, cloth, money etc.

 

METHOD OF TEACHING – Choose a suitable and appropriate methods for the lessons.

Note – Irrespective of choosing methods of teaching, always introduce an activities that will arouse pupil’s interest or lead them to the lessons. 

 

REFERENCE MATERIALS

  1. Scheme of Work
  2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  3. Course Book
  4. All Relevant Material
  5. Online Information

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CONTENT OF THE LESSON  

 

INTRODUCTION – MEANING OF SADAQAH AND ZAKAT 

Zakat and Sadaqah are forms of worship done by Muslims. They are the act of giving in Islam. The two are different in their own respects. Zakat is obligatory once a year while Sadaqah is never obligatory

MEANING OF ZAKAT

Zakat is the third pillar of Islam. It is a monetary act of worship (or giving). It is also known as welfare tax met for taking care of the poor. Zakat is compulsory dues paid by the rich to the poor.

Zakat is one of five fundamental foundations of Islam. This makes it a compulsory Act. All Muslims must give Zakat, provided they meet certain conditions. It has a fixed amount (or percentage) and a fixed time (or period) usually per annual or periodic.

 

MEANING OF SADAQAH

Sadaqah on the other hand is not mandatory (or compulsory). All actions of righteousness (such as righteous deeds, praise, nice words with smile, sincerity, etc.) in Islam is considered as Sadaqah.

Sadaqah can be given to Muslims and non Muslims.

 

THOSE WHO BENEFIT FROM ZAKAT AND SADAQAH 

According to the Holy Quran chapter 9 verse 60, those who benefit from Zakat and Sadaqah include –

  1. Poor Muslims
  2. Needy Muslims
  3. Indebted Muslims
  4. Stranded Muslims
  5. The reconciled mind to Islam
  6. In the cause of Allah
  7. The slavery
  8. Zakat administrator

 

THE PURPOSE FOR WHICH THEY ARE ENJOINED/BENEFITS OF ZAKAT AND SADAQAH 

  1. They are act of worship in Islam to Allah.
  2. They are act of showing kindness, feelings and affection in both givers and beneficiaries.
  3. They help to reduce poverty.
  4. They breach the gap between the rich and the poor.
  5. They reduce or eliminate envy and jealous.

 

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ZAKAT AND SADAQAH

  1. Zakat is compulsory while Sadaqah is not compulsory.
  2. Zakat has a fixed rate or amount while Sadaqah has no fixed rate or amount.
  3. Zakat has a fixed period while Sadaqah can be given at anytime.
  4. Zakat is in monetary term while Sadaqah is act of showing kindness to others.
  5. Zakat is also has fixed rate on property, livestock, and agricultural products while Sadaqah involved settling quarrel, friendly to people, etc.

 

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PRESENTATION

  • To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:
  1. To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;
  2. Gives the meaning.
  3. Pupil’s Activities – Listen attentively and recall the meaning of the two words.
  4. Explains its significance.
  5. Pupil’s Activities – State the significance of Sadaqah and Zakat.
  6. Lists those who can benefit from Zakat and sadaqah.
  7. Pupil’s Activities – State under what circumstances should charity be given.

 

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
  • Next Lesson –

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Pupils to:

  1. explain the meaning of Sadaqah and Zakat.
  2. explain their differences.
  3. identify those who can collect sadaqah and Zakat.
  4. mention items that can be used for Sadaqah.

 

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