Classically Educating Disciples for Christ

Third Grade: Primary Texts and Materials

Bible: Judges through Kings

  • Judges through Kings published by Veritas Press
  • Bible (ESV)
  • Journey Through the Bible by V. Gilbert Beers
  • Abingdon's Reproducible Old and New Testament Maps
  • The Child's Story Bible by Catherine F. Vos                                                                                    
  • The Children's Illustrated Bible by Selina Hastings
  • Greenleaf Guide to Old Testament History
  • Student Bible Atlas

History: New Testament, Ancient Greece and Rome

  • New Testament, Greece, and Rome published by Veritas Press
  • Bible (ESV)
  • Black Ships Before Troy by Rosemary Sutcliff
  • D’Aulaires Book of Greek Myths
  • Journey Through the Bible by V. Gilbert Beers
  • A Child’s History of the World by V.M. Hillyer
  • Kingfisher History Encyclopedia

Literature and Vocabulary

  • Book titles from the Samuel Fuller School Literature List
  • Selected comprehension guides from approved publishers (Progeny Press, Veritas Press, Memoria Press, Logos, etc.)
  • Wordly Wise 3000, Book 3
  • Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
  • Black Ships Before Troy by Rosemary Sutcliff
  • Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White
  • The Children’s Homer by Padraic Colum
  • D’Aulaire’s Book of Greek Myths by d’Aulaire
  • Detectives in Togas by Henry Winterfield
  • Homer Price by Robert McCloskey
  • The Story of the Treasure Seekers by E. Nesbit
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Roald Dahl

English Grammar

  • Rod and Staff English 3 “Beginning Wisely”
  • Shurley Grammar Level 3 Jingles
  • Thesaurus
  • Dictionary


  • Imitation in Writing: Aesop’s Fables by Matt Whitling


  • Spelling by Sound and Structure 4, Rod and Staff Publishers
  • Thesaurus
  • Dictionary


  • Latin for Children, Primer A, published by Classical Academic Press
  • Ancient Greece and Rome History Cards and Curriculum, published by Veritas Press
  • D’Aulaires’ Book of Greek Myths


  • Saxon  Math 5/4

Science: Anatomy

  • God’s Design for Life:  The Human Body by Debbie and Richard Lawrence
  • Literature and science books to meet third grade science objectives
  • Pictures of the human body and its composition
  • Lyrical Life Science