The Lightning Thief Novel Study is designed to engage learners with a text they'll love. The Percy Jackson series has captured the imagination of students across the globe, engaging them into the world of Greek mythology in a way that no other novel series has done. The Lightning Thief is the first book of the series and is guaranteed to spur great discussion and keep your readers begging for more.
Foldable book study trifolds are aligned with Common Core Standards and TEKS to build essential reading comprehension in a book club format that can be done with your whole class, in small groups, or as an individual book study.
Designed as a four-week book study, your students will be deeply engaged in The Lightning Thief with each day's purposefully matched activity. Running book clubs in your classroom has never been easier!
Your download includes:
•Teacher's Guide- helpful tips, unit plan, key academic vocabulary, and answer keys to help you use this resource
•The Lightning ThiefComprehension Trifolds & Cut-Paste Prompts- with each day focused on a standards-based comprehension skill (including commonly used graphic organizers)
•Percy Jackson and the Lightning ThiefWeekly Vocabulary Flipbooks- a target vocabulary word from each day's reading for students to study deeply
Reading Comprehension Skills Addressed:
Inferring & drawing conclusions
Sequencing story events
Identifying & using sensory details to visualize
Point of view
Main idea & summary
Identifying and using text evidence to support opinions
Making meaning using context clues
Plot analysis including problem & solution, cause & effect, and character analysis
Critical Evaluation and analysis of text quotes
Benefits of Trifolds over Traditional Novel Units:
❑ Foldable format provides novelty and encourages student engagement