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Claritas Classical
Maples 1

(3rd Grade)

To download the PDF Schedule
of CORE & ELECTIVE CLASSES please click this link: 

Core Classes

  • Elementary core classes are 2-day classes. Students will attend both Mondays & Wednesdays. Attendance on both days is required.

  • This class is 8:30 to 12:30 on Monday & Wednesday.

  • $40 Supply Fee for the school year paid directly to Tutor

  • Required Curriculum List:

    • Memory Work

      • Claritas Memory Work Guide – Cycle 2 - LINK

        • OR purchase the monthly subscription to Cross Seven, Cycle 2 (which has all of the memory work set to music/videos)- LINK​

      • All other Claritas Memory Work supplemental materials are OPTIONAL but very helpful -LINK

    • Literature

      • Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan- LINK

      • The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner- LINK

      • Little House in the Big Woods- LINK

      • Paddle to the Sea - LINK

      • Charlotte’s Web- LINK

      • Black Beauty- LINK

    • Math (choose the math book that is appropriate for your child's learning level)

      • 3rd Grade: Saxon Math 3 Student Workbook/Flashcard set - LINK

    • Grammar

      • First Language Lessons for the Well-Trained Mind– Level 3 - LINK

    • History (Choose either the text or the audio – you do NOT need both)

      • Story of the World Book Volume 2 – Ancient Times

    • Science

      • Exploring God’s Creation with Botany - LINK

    • Latin

      • Prima Latina - LINK

  • Additional Supplies:​​

    • 1 Pocket folder

    • Pencils /eraser

    • 24 ct. box of crayons

    • 10 ct. box of washable markers

    • Colored Pencils

    • Scissors

    • Glue stick

    • Pencil box for supplies

Claritas Classical Memory Program

Taking a classical approach which focuses on the grammar stage of the trivium, the foundation of this class is the Claritas Memory Work Guide Cycle 2 (The Dark Ages through Early Explorers). The Memory Work Guide covers 28 separate grammar pegs for the following subjects: Hymns, Scripture, English Grammar, Latin, Math, History, Geography, Timeline, and Science. Each week the students will memorize the grammar peg for each of the subjects for that week. New memory work will be introduced on Mondays and reviewed on Wednesdays. Students will be expected to work on the Claritas Memory Work at home. The following core subjects will be taught on Mondays and Wednesdays with homework required on the other days of the week: Literature/Poetry, Math, Grammar, History, Science and Latin. These courses will follow a classical method of teaching, keeping in mind the grammar stage of learning and centering around Claritas Memory Work Cycle 2 when applicable. Parent involvement at home will be necessary. Claritas students are highly encouraged to take the Claritas Music & Art class elective and the grade appropriate IEW writing elective. Please note that Handwriting is not included with the core class, but we highly recommend A Reason for Handwriting curriculum to do at home as it fits well with the classical approach to education.

Teacher: Stephanie King

Elective Classes

  • Please follow this LINK to the Elementary Electives offered 5th & 6th hours.

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