Monday, October 21, 2013

Percy Jackson lessons

Today was a weird catch-up day. 

We took our landforms test, did a debate in preparation for Wednesday's field trip and analyzed The Lightning Thief.

We didn't get as far as I'd like, but they had some great discussions!

We started a family tree:

Looked at relationships between the Greek gods:

Tried to make an outline of camp half blood:

And perhaps my favorite part: foreshadowing.

We got to the end of chapter eight.  Spoiler alert...Poseidon is Percy's dad!

So we made a list of all the clues that Rick Riordan used throughout the text:

My students had some great "a ha" moments!

I love how great they're doing with our read aloud :)

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