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The Lightning Thief

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THE LIGHTNING THIEF, Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1, by Rick Riordan

The 24-page unit for the Kids' Wings Unit for The Lightning Thief includes an anticipation guide, activities for the Greek Gods, crossword puzzles, activities by chapter clusters, character comparisons, comprehension check-ups, projects, visual summarization, puzzles, character development, and more! You will find the activities to be catalysts for problem solving and high level thinking! What a great way to learn about the Greek Gods by seeing them in a modern setting! The page numbers are correlated with the hardback version of the book. We welcome your feedback and suggestions! Please click on the link in the email you receive to begin your download. (You may need to copy and paste the link into your browser's address window.) We recommend that you save it to your hard drive.

The Kids Wings Literature Guide for THE LIGHTNING THIEF, Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1, was written by Master Teacher Suzy Red and comes to you in both PowerPoint and PDF for excellence in printing and projection.


The activities include:

* Anticipation Guide, Before and After Reading

* The Greek Gods Aren't Greek to Me, Definitions

* Greek Gods Crossword Puzzle

* Picturing Gods and Heroes

* Greek Creatures and Stuff, Crossword Puzzle

* Literacy Circle Jobs

* Chapters 1-4, Pages 1-56, Vocabulary, Predict-Confirm

* Assessing Your Skill: Chapters 1-4, Multiple Choice and Short Answer

* Mortals and Mythical Beings: Chapters 1 - End, Chart of Characters and Traits

* Chapters 5-8, Pages 57-126, Vocabulary, Predict-Confirm

* Comprehension Check-Up, Chapters 5-8, Multiple Choice, Sequence

* Projects: Chapters 5-8: Camp Shirt, Play Pinochle, Pan Flute

* Chapters 9-11, Pages 127-187, Vocabulary, Predict-Confirm

* Mind Pictures, Figurative Language, Chapters 9-22

* Chapters 12-15, Pages 188-241; Vocabulary, Predict-Confirm

* Activities for Chapters 12-15: A Greek God's Dictionary, Matching

* Chapters 16-19, Pages 242-319; Vocabulary, Predict-Confirm

* Summarizing the Chapters

* Chapters 20-22, Pages 300-375; Vocabulary, Predict-Confirm

* Scrambled Tiles Friendship Puzzles, 2 Pages

* Friendship Character Study, 2 pages

* Assessing Your Skill--Chapter 22: Illustrate and Multiple Choice

* Application for Employment

* Answer Page





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