PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS THE LIGHTNING THIEF GREEK MYTHOLOGY NOTES
Help students understand the ancient Greek mythology references made in the novel Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan with this ready-to-use presentation.
Throughout The Lightning Thief, there are direct and indirect references to figures, places, and stories from Greek mythology! This slideshow will share some context with students about some of the references made in each of the chapter sets and explain their meaning.
How is the information in the slideshow organized?
The 57 slides are organized by chapter sets, and each slide includes the direct quote from the novel where the reference was made, a detailed explanation of what the reference means in Greek mythology, and an image of art that relates to the reference.
The slides are organized the following chapter sets: 1-4 / 5-7 / 8-10 / 11-14 / 15-16 / 17-19 / 20-22.
This resource brings your unit plan to the next level by sharing the history and mythology behind the character, conflict, theme, setting, and plot choices made by the author.
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