Level 2: Early Chapter Books - Yearlong Course 2018-2019

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Level 2: Early Chapter Books - Yearlong Course 2018-2019


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St. Raphael School is an Orthodox online school within Scholé Academy, which is a division of Classical Academic Press.

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Course Details at a Glance:

Term: Yearlong 2018–19 (Find our academic calendar here.)
Target Age Range: 7–9
Instructors: Celeste Gregor, with special Trinity Time teacher, Presbytera Maria Koulianos
Live Session Schedule: M/T/W/Th 12:15 p.m. EST (11:15 a.m. CST), 55 min.
Price: $700.00
Technical Requirements: Learn about our updated technical requirements here.

Liberal Arts Core Curriculum Features:

Level 2 Course Details:


  • Enjoy reading a selection of high quality early chapter books
  • Expand vocabulary
  • Practice pronunciation and phonics
  • Establish a strong connection with books and an enthusiasm for reading
  • Learn about the world through a wide variety of literature


  • Develop listening skills
  • Practice retelling narratives
  • Answer questions leading to definition, example, and comparison


  • Complete creative projects on literary themes
  • Present in class using “show and tell” format
  • Practice writing vocabulary words from literature selections
  • Short paragraph writing based on class readings

Trinity Time

Trinity Time is a catechism course for St. Raphael School students in Levels II & III.  The purpose of the lessons is to help each student grow in their love for God and the Church cultivating a deeper understanding of living as Orthodox Christians in the world. Students and families will be invited to spend time during the week praying, reading Scripture, meeting the saints, reading stories, learning the hymns of the Church and reinforcing the foundational teachings of the Faith.

2018-2019 Book Selections:

Please Note:  Books are not included in the course fee. Most books can also be checked out from the library.

Poetry Collection
The Children's Classic Poetry Collection (Compiled by Nicola Baxter)

Fall 2018
Mary on Horseback (Rosemary Wells)
My Father’s Dragon (Ruth Stiles Gannett)
A Gift for Tia Rosa (Karen T. Taha)
The Hundred Dresses (Eleanor Estes)

Spring 2019
The Light at Tern Rock (Julia L. Sauer)
The Cabin Faced West (Jean Fritz)
Charlotte’s Web (E.B. White)
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (C.S. Lewis)

Level 2 Overview: