The Lightning Thief
Percy Jackson joins Camp Half-Blood where he learns the skills necessary to travel cross-country to the underworld to retrieve one of the gods’ valued possessions.
Below are some reading passages that we have hand picked to supplement this book. Be sure to read the passage summaries and our suggestions for instructional use.
5th-6th Myth 920L
Theseus and the Minotaur
9th-10th Informational Text 1050L
Ancient Greece: The Birthplace of Western Individualism
5th-6th Fable 880L
The Lion and the Mouse
Casey at the Bat
5th-6th Informational Text 840L
Joan of Arc: France’s Young Tragic Hero
7th-8th Myth 1080L
The Story of Prometheus and Pandora's Box