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

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


Price: $725.00

Recommended for Ages: 9–11

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from Classical Academic Press

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

Registration Opens April 2!

Teacher: Elizabeth Johnson
—with special Trinity Time teacher, Presbytera Maria Koulianos

Live Session Schedule:

Monday–Thursday, 10:05 a.m. EST (9:05 a.m. CST), 55 min.

Class Dates:

  • Fall 2018: September 4 – December 14
  • Spring 2019: January 14 – May 10
  • Breaks: Thanksgiving (Nov. 22-23), Winter Break (Feb. 18-22), Holy Week and Bright Monday (April 22-29)

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)

The Wolves of Willoughby Chase (Joan Aiken)

Leonardo da Vinci (Diane Stanley)

Wonder Tales from around the World (Heather Forest)
Fantasy The Book of Three (Lloyd Alexander)
The Father Christmas Letters (Tolkien)

Science Fiction
A Wrinkle in Time (Madeleine L’Engle)

Poetry will be included and will be provided by the instructor. 

Level 3 Overview: