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Feb 18

Teaching The Lightning Thief

Activities for The Lightning ThiefSeven Activities to use with
The Lightning Thief

 

Click on the images to go to printables and instructions for the activities. Some of the ideas will take you to different sites. After viewing the activity, close the window to return to this page.

 

Activity #1 [Coloring Pages]

This website has several pictures from the story that you can either color online or print. These would make great report covers.


 


Activity #2 [Youtube Video]

This video introduces the Olympian gods.

Activity #3 [Maps]

As students read the chapters set in Camp Half-Blood, they can use the details from the chapters to draw maps of the camp. 


 


Activity #4 [Storyboard That]

Storyboard That has an entire section devoted to The Lightning Thief. Below is a picture of the “Character Traits” map. You will also find:


 


Activity #5 [The Book vs. The Movie]



Activity #6
[Free Activity ~ Mapping Percy’s Journey]

Have students map Percy’s travels across America as they read the story.

Free Mapping Activity for The Lightning Thief

 

Activity #7 [Free Sample]

Download this free sample from
The Lightning Thief Book Unit
.

Free Sample from The Lightning Thief Book Unit

Free Sample from The Lightning Thief

 

Do you need additional materials to teach
The Lightning Thief? You can purchase the full book unit at Teachers pay Teachers. See a few sample pages below:


Vocabulary Booklet
Each Chapter consisting of Multiple
Choice, Fill in the Blanks, and Short Answer

24 Constructive Writing Questions Aligned to the Common Core State Standards
Skill Practice Aligned to the Common Core State Standards



Prefixes and Suffixes Word Lists and
Organizers


Prefix and Suffix Puzzles

Prefix Game

Suffix Word Lists Organizers (Changing Verbs
and Adjectives to Nouns)


Suffix BINGO

Root Word Lists and Organizers

Root Word Activity

Figurative Language Response Cards

Figurative Language Organizers

Context Clues Organizers

Context Clues Task Cards

 

 

Gay Miller

 

2 comments

  1. Emily Kirkham

    Ms. Miller,
    Hello! Trying to change things up for my 7th grade co-taught class and our Greek Mythology and Percy Jackson Unit. Thank you for your brilliant ideas and creativity.
    Emily Kirkham

    1. Gay Miller

      You’re welcome.

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