Level 3: Advanced Chapter Books - Yearlong Course 2018-2019

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Level 3: Advanced 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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Registration Opens April 2!

Course Details at a Glance:

Term: Yearlong 2018–19 (Find our academic calendar here.)
Target Age Range: 9–11
Instructor: Elizabeth Johnson, with special Trinity Time teacher, Presbytera Maria Koulianos
Live Session Schedule: M/T/W/Th, 10:05 a.m. EST (9:05 a.m. CST), 55 min.
Price: $725.00
Technical Requirements: Learn about our updated technical requirements here.

Liberal Arts Core Curriculum Features:

Level 3 Course Details:


  • Enjoy reading a selection of high quality advanced chapter books
  • Expand vocabulary
  • Establish a strong connection with books and an enthusiasm for reading


  • Develop listening skills as students and teacher reflects on the reading
  • Practice retelling narrative
  • Answer questions leading to definitions, examples, and comparisons
  • Identify and discuss important themes


  • Practice composing sentences and paragraphs based on literature
  • Master writing skills through copy work and dictation
  • Complete creative projects on literary themes
  • Present in class

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.

Historical Fiction
The Perilous Road (William O. Steele)

Wonder Tales from around the World (Heather Forest)

Leonardo da Vinci (Diane Stanley)

The Father Christmas Letters (J.R.R Tolkien)

The Wolves of Willoughby Chase (Joan Aiken)

Autobiography; sampler through picture books
Through my Eyes (Ruby Bridges)
Maybe Something Beautiful (F. Isabel Campoy & Adriana Sananes)
The Wall (Eve Bunting)

Level 3 Overview: