Level 4: Children's Classics - Yearlong Course 2018-2019

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Level 4: Children's Classics - 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: 10-12
Instructor: Presbytera Maria Koulianos, with special nature studies and poetry teacher, Dr. James Taylor
Price: $750.00
Technical Requirements: Learn about our updated technical requirements here.
Live Session Schedule:

  • Section 1 (Seats Available): M/T/W/Th, 1:15 p.m. EST (12:15 p.m. CST), 55 min. OR
  • Section 2 (Seats Available): M/T/W/Th, 10:05 a.m. EST (9:05 a.m. CST), 55 min.

Liberal Arts Core Curriculum Features:

Level 4 Course Details:


Click here to view the complete course syllabus.


  • Enjoy a wide variety of children's literature, including history, mythology, poetry, nature studies, and novels
  • Expand vocabulary
  • Establish a strong connection with books and an enthusiasm for reading


  • Develop listening skills
  • Practice retelling narratives
  • 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

2018/2019 Book Selections:

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

Fall 2018

My Side of the Mountain (Jean Craighead George)
The Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame)
The Illustrated Our Young Folks’ Josephus (William Shepard)
Alice in Wonderland (Lewis Carroll)
The Hobbit (J.R.R. Tolkien)

Spring 2019

Peter Pan (J.M. Barrie)
Call of the Wild (Jack London)
The Endless Steppe (Esther Hautzig)
The Story of the Greeks (H.A. Guerber)
The Jungle Books (Rudyard Kipling)

Resource Books to be used throughout the year:
The Art of the Personal Letter (Margaret Shepherd)

Level 4 Overview: