Lightning Thief Literature Guide


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Your students can learn valuable Language Arts skills while reading a book they enjoy and having fun! Material is appropriate for grades 5 - 8 and aligns with Common Core Standards.

235 pages of activities, quizzes, vocabulary, and skill review!

Reading, writing, and literature skills include:

Context Clues, Homophones, and Word Stems
Character Analysis, Figurative Language, and Themes
Math, Science, and Geography Activities
Writing Prompts for Each Chapter
Section Quizzes
Tons More!

You won't find any multiple choice questions here. Activities and writing prompts are designed to get kids thinking, writing, and interacting.

This literature guide is very customizable! Use what you like and ditch what you don't. The choices are all yours.

Shown in pictures (sample pages from Chapter 8):

Picture 2: Literary Skill Activity - Sensory Details
Picture 3: Extension Activity - Design Your Own Flag
Picture 4: Journal Sample
Picture 5: Page 1 of Section Quiz

This is a literature guide only and does not include a copy of the novel!

(C) Nerd in the Brain 2013 Feel free to share this file with a few friends and teachers, but please don't distribute freely. File should not be made available in any online situation or sold as your own design. Of course, we know you wouldn't do that anyway. ;)



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