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This product is a comprehensive set of instructional materials for teaching Percy Jackson: Lightning Thief. With these Common-Core aligned materials, students will deeply engage with the novel and develop their literacy skills. The suite includes 100+ resources to help you implement an engaging, rigorous ELA unit. The set includes:
This resource is also technology friendly! It can be utilized in classrooms where computers or tablets are central to instruction because the resource has been adapted for digital completion. The resources include links for students to complete any work assigned, such as in-class tasks and assessments, online via Google Slides™ and Google Forms™. For instance, students can work with the documents in Google Drive™ or via Google Classroom™. With these links, you can have students complete their activities, assignments, and assessments online. All they will have to do for the student pages is either create a text box or fill out a form! There are links for every student page and assessment, making the format friendly not only for technology but also trees.
Common Core Aligned Unit Plan – 30 Lessons
The Unit Plan maps out the Common Core State Standards covered in each lesson, driving activities for each lesson, resources needed to execute each lesson, and essential questions and understandings for each lesson.
The chapter-by-chapter literary analysis resource provides a framework for students to complete a deep analysis of each individual chapter in Percy Jackson. The student pages in this resources also comes in a digital format via Google Slides.
Students will build background knowledge and develop and apply literary skills while reading informational texts. Topics include Polydeuces, Medusa in Art, the drachma, Echidna, the Minotaur, and more!
22 Fiction Close Readings
The close reading lessons hone in on a particular literacy skill and see students engage in a close reading of Percy Jackson. Some literary topics include plot, flashbacks, conflict, character, tone, and setting!
The writing resources include mini-lessons that guide students to master skills essential to narrative writing. The mini-lessons focus on five major Common Core standards for narrative writing - elements of plot, point of view, transitions, dialogue, and descriptive language.
The vocabulary resources will help expand students’ vocabulary based the challenging words the resources identify from each chapter of the novel. Each chapter focuses on 3 words.
The Common-Core aligned assessments will help you measure how well students are understanding the text and how well they can apply the literary skills taught throughout the unit.
Cabin Competitions and Projects
The Cabin Competitions and projects serve to creatively engage your students, create a spirited learning environment, and celebrate academic successes.
Answer Keys for all Resources.
For every resource, there are answer keys. Answer keys provide potential answers for short and long essays, rubrics to assess writing, and the correct answers for more straightforward comprehension and vocabulary assessments.
Everything you need to teach Percy Jackson is right here. The product also provides suggestions and flexibility for you to make choices about what will work best in your classroom. Regardless, the product will engage your students and drive their academic growth.
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