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The Lightning Thief Chapter Quizzes

For Students 6th - 9th
If you're reading The Lightning Thief with your class, check out these reading quizzes! There are six altogether that span throughout the novel. Use one or several. They are meant simply to test if a student has completed the required...

EngageNY Grade 6 ELA Module 1: Myths: Not Just Long Ago

For Teachers 6th Standards
Rick Riordan’s, The Lightning Thief is the anchor text in a three-unit module that explores the archetypal storyline of the hero’s journey. Sixth graders examine the many mythical illusions in Riordan’s tale. Additionally, they read...
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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA Module 1, Unit 2: Myths: Not Just Long Ago

For Teachers 6th Standards
The 20 lessons in Unit 2, Module 1 collection, continue the study of mythology using The Lightning Thief as the anchor text. Six graders also read multiple myths, as well as informational text about the elements and themes found in...
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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA Module 1, Unit 1: Building Background Knowledge: Percy Jackson and the Hero’s Journey

For Teachers 6th Standards
Introduce sixth graders to mythology, its purposes, and its elements. The study begins with 13 lessons in Module 1, Unit 1 collection. Pupils practice their close reading skills with Rick Riordan’s The Lightning Thief as well as with...
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Weather and Atmosphere

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Weather engineers have come a long way in designing technology that provides advanced warnings of severe weather. Six lessons and six activities make up a collection of resources that teach middle schoolers about weather and weather...
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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA Module 1, Unit 3: My Hero’s Journey Narrative

For Teachers 6th Standards
Module 1, Unit 3 ends the study of the hero’s journey that began in Unit 1 and mythology in Unit 2. Sixth graders craft their own hero’s journey narrative that includes elements of and a theme found in classic mythology. The unit ends as...
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The Most Lightning-Struck Place on Earth

For Students 4th - 8th
Lake Maracaibo, a bay connected to the Gulf of Venezuela, is the most lightning-struck place on Earth. Learn about the conditions that make it so, in this short video. 
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How to Survive a Lightning Strike

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What should you do if you are in the middle of a field when a lightning storm approaches? The video considers the best options for clothing, body position, and more. It highlights how cars and homes protect you from lightning and what...
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For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Lightning is a powerful electrical discharge in the sky. Want to learn more about lightning? Watch this video to find out more interesting facts and see fantastic images.
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Using Words as a Way into Rick Riordan's The Lightning Thief

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Use the Visual Thesaurus to predict the subject matter of Rick Riordan's book The Lightning Thief. A pre-reading activity encourages middle schoolers to use context clues and word meaning to discover what the book is about. After they...
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Lightning Safety

For Teachers 4th
While a comprehensive and interesting lesson on lightning, the focus could be changed to make it more applicable to classroom curriculum. Learners conduct research on lightning, create a PowerPoint, and share their presentations in this...
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Thunderstorms and Lightning

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students, in groups, investigate and demonstrate the science behind the development of lightning and thunderstorms.
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For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Why do some buildings have lightning rods? Scholars explore the movement and attraction of opposing electrical charges through a simulation of a lightning rod. They control the cloud height, charge separation, and if the lightning rod is...
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Thunder and Lightning

For Teachers 4th - 8th
What happens when two Van de Graaff machines are placed close together? Watch the electrons jump from one generator to the other creating baby lightning and thunder.
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Tornadoes, Lightning in Rare Video

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A video from National Geographic features some scientists who chase storms of all kinds in the hope of gathering scientific information about them. Along with tornadoes, they also try to capture data on lightning storms and hail storms....
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My Dad Was Hit by Lightning (Twice!)

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
You have a one in a million chance of being struck by lightning—and 90 percent of those who are struck survive! As part of a larger series on physics, the narrator interviews her father who has survived being hit by lightning twice. It...
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Lightning then Thunder

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Conquer your fear of thunder and proportions. After viewing a video of lightning and thunder, scholars consider how far away the storm is from the recorder. This obviously requires the use of proportions and rates.
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Lightning & Rain at 2000 FPS

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Slow motion flashes of lightning illuminate the sky in this video. Use in an earth science class when reviewing storms and weather or even in a physics class.
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The Cambodian Myth of Lightning, Thunder, and Rain

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Life—plants, animals, people—depend on water. Its importance is evident in the number of myths in global cultures that offer explanations for the origins of rain, thunder, and lightning. A sacred dance drama that represents the Cambodian...
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What Causes Thunder and Lightning?

For Students K - 5th Standards
Don't be afraid of thunderstorms! Watch a video that explains the science behind thunder and lightning. The speaker relates real-world experiences to the main components of a thunderstorm.
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What is Lightning?

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Young scholars experiment with electricity to understand lightning. In this lightning instructional activity, students show how static electricity causes lightning. Young scholars discuss questions about their experiment and gather...
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Lightning in a Jar

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners create lightning with two common objects and observe the colorful "discharge" of electrons on a smaller scale. By exploring the phenomena of static electricity, students relate their knowledge to the real-life weather phenomena...
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For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students use aluminum, a thumbtack, an eraser, and more to create static electricity. In this static electricity lesson plan, students use this experiment to simulate lightning.
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Static Electricity and Lightning

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners study concepts related to static electricity, based on a single example: lightning. They explain how static electricity, lightning, and sparks are all related phenomena. They draw a diagram illustrating the negative and positive...

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