Literature for Form 3 Students (Grades 7-8)

  • If your student hasn’t read King Arthur yet, now is the time to do that!
  • Be sure your student reads a retelling of Beowulf as well.
  • Before high school, be sure your student has a good foundation of Greek and Norse mythology (see Mythology section).
  • Choose other literature based on your historical time period or your student’s interest.

Mythology for Form 3 Students (Grades 7-8)

  • If you are starting the CM method with an older student, please look at the Greek Mythology choices in Form 2.
  • If your student has had a good foundation in Greek and Norse Mythology, and Arthurian Legend, feel free to choose from another category such as world mythology or Native American mythology.
  • Bulfinch’s Mythology was essential reading in CM’s schools, but it can be delayed until High School if needed.

Greek Mythology

Norse Mythology

Other Mythology

Poetry for Form 3 Students


Themed Anthologies

Individual Poets

Individual Poets


TIP: Audiobooks are a great way to listen to poetry

Additional Living Books for Free Reading for Form 3 Students