Belief in the lifeafter death(Yawmal-Qiyaamah) Recall the Articles of Faith and relate death to sleeping; discuss how man will be resurrected; relate death with resurrection and judgement Islamic Religious Studies Primary 5 First Term Lesson Notes Week 5

Title: Belief in the Life after Death (Yawm al-Qiyaamah)

Subject: Islamic Studies

Class: Primary 5

Term: First Term

Week: 5

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the concept of the Hereafter in Islam.
  2. Recall the Articles of Faith in Islam.
  3. Relate the idea of death to sleeping.
  4. Discuss how humans will be resurrected.
  5. Understand the connection between death, resurrection, and judgment in Islamic belief.


🌟 In Islamic Studies, we learn about the belief in life after death, which is called Yawm al-Qiyaamah. Let’s explore this important topic using Quranic examples and some emojis to make it fun! 😊

Belief in the Life After Death (Yawm al-Qiyaamah): In Islam, we believe that after we die, there is another life called the Hereafter. This is when all people will be raised back to life for judgment by Allah.

Recalling the Articles of Faith: We have five important beliefs in Islam, like building blocks. They are:

  1. Belief in Allah (God).
  2. Belief in His Angels.
  3. Belief in His Books (like the Quran).
  4. Belief in His Messengers (like Prophet Muhammad).
  5. Belief in the Last Day (Yawm al-Qiyaamah).

Relating Death to Sleeping: 😴 Think of sleeping at night. When we sleep, we wake up in the morning, right? It’s like a little death and resurrection. Just as we wake up after sleeping, we believe that after death, we will be raised again.

How Man Will Be Resurrected: Allah is very powerful. He can bring us back to life even after we have died. The Quran says in Surah Al-Baqarah (2:28): “How can you disbelieve in Allah when you were lifeless, and He brought you to life; then He will cause you to die, then He will bring you [back] to life, and then to Him you will be returned.”

Relating Death with Resurrection and Judgment: 📜⚖️ On Yawm al-Qiyaamah, Allah will judge us based on our actions and intentions in this life. Good deeds will be rewarded, and bad deeds will be accounted for. It’s like a big exam day when our actions are reviewed.

Remember, our belief in the Last Day is an important part of Islam, and it helps us live good lives by following Allah’s guidance. 🌺💫

Do you have any questions about this topic? Feel free to ask! 🤗

Recall of Articles of Faith (5 minutes):

  • Begin the lesson by asking students to recall the Articles of Faith (Belief in Allah, His Angels, His Books, His Messengers, and the Last Day).
  • Emphasize that the Last Day refers to the Day of Resurrection, which is part of the belief in the Hereafter.

Introduction to the Concept of the Hereafter (10 minutes):

  • Explain the concept of the Hereafter in Islam, emphasizing the belief in life after death and accountability for one’s actions.

Relating Death to Sleeping (5 minutes):

  • Draw a comparison between death and sleeping, explaining that just as we wake up from sleep, Muslims believe in the resurrection after death.

Discussion on Resurrection (15 minutes):

  • Discuss how Muslims believe that on the Day of Resurrection, Allah will resurrect all humans, and they will stand before Him for judgment.
  • Mention the belief in the resurrection of the body and the soul.

Relating Death with Resurrection and Judgment (10 minutes):

  • Explain that after resurrection, every individual will be judged by Allah based on their deeds in this life.
  • Emphasize the importance of good deeds and faith in determining one’s fate in the Hereafter.

Q&A and Discussion (10 minutes):

  1. Encourage students to ask questions and share their thoughts on the concept of the Hereafter, death, resurrection, and judgment.
  2. In Islam, the belief in life after death is known as ________. a) Eid b) Yawm al-Qiyaamah c) Ramadan d) Hajj
  3. One of the Articles of Faith is the belief in ________. a) superheroes b) animals c) Allah (God) d) robots
  4. Belief in the Last Day (Yawm al-Qiyaamah) is one of the ________ Articles of Faith. a) two b) three c) four d) five
  5. Yawm al-Qiyaamah is also known as the ________. a) Day of Resurrection b) Day of Sleep c) Day of Play d) Day of Rain
  6. In Islam, our belief in Yawm al-Qiyaamah helps us lead ________ lives. a) silly b) good c) boring d) noisy
  7. Relating death to sleeping means that, like sleeping, after death, we will ________. a) play b) wake up c) disappear d) dance
  8. When we sleep, we wake up in the morning, just like a small ________. a) test b) death c) party d) game
  9. Allah has the power to bring us back to life, even after we have ________. a) sung b) eaten c) died d) danced
  10. According to the Quran, Allah will ________ people for their actions on Yawm al-Qiyaamah. a) reward b) ignore c) frighten d) tickle
  11. Good deeds are ________ on Yawm al-Qiyaamah. a) rewarded b) forgotten c) eaten d) hidden
  12. Bad deeds are ________ on Yawm al-Qiyaamah. a) celebrated b) ignored c) accounted for d) shared
  13. Our belief in the Last Day helps us make good choices and be ________. a) lazy b) noisy c) obedient d) shy
  14. Yawm al-Qiyaamah is like a big ________ when our actions are reviewed. a) party b) exam day c) nap d) picnic
  15. The belief in Yawm al-Qiyaamah is an important part of our ________. a) sleep schedule b) daily routine c) Islamic faith d) hobbies
  16. We believe that after death, we will be raised again, just like when we ________. a) swim b) sleep c) scream d) sing

Teacher’s Activities:

  • Facilitate discussions on the concept of the Hereafter.
  • Provide examples and analogies to help students understand complex ideas.
  • Answer questions and provide clarifications as needed.

Learners Activities:

  • Participate in discussions and ask questions.
  • Reflect on the concept of the Hereafter and its significance in Islam.


  • Assess students’ understanding through their participation in discussions and their ability to relate the concepts of death, resurrection, and judgment.


  • Summarize the key points discussed during the lesson.
  • Remind students of the importance of faith and good deeds in preparing for the Hereafter.

This lesson aims to help students understand the fundamental Islamic beliefs about the Hereafter and the concept of life after death.


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