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Books for All Teens Book Club: Percy Jackson: The Lightning Thief

This course gives students a chance to read Percy Jackson and the Olympians Book One: The Lightning Thief, a fun novel of that combines adventure, mythology, and hero who is dyslexic and also has ADHD .The class is designed to be accessible to students with ADHD, dyslexia, dysgraphia, and other learning differences.
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Class

45 minutes

per class

3x per week

over 2 weeks

12-16

year olds

3-12

learners per class

per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Description

Class Experience

Students will gain fluency and comprehension by reading and discussing the novel.  Students will practice organizing and communicating their ideas using graphic organizers, creative writing, and other strategies.
Bridget Smith is a teacher and parent with ADHD.  Her focus on Outschool is supporting students with ADHD, other neurodiverse learners, and  students with learning differences.  She has taught over 1000 learners, including  neurodiverse teens, with ADHD and other learning differences here on Outschool.  She is a credentialed teacher who has taught preschoolers through adult learners.  Bridget is credentialed by the State of California to teach K-12 Students.
Students will be responsible for reading 3-4 chapters in between class sessions and filling out a short reading response sheet before every session.
Percy Jackson and The Olympians: Book 1  The Lightening Thief by Rick Riordan is required for this class.  Students may use e-books, hardcopy and paperbacks, or audiobooks to read and comprehend the text.

Handouts will be uploaded in into the Outschool classroom before many sessions.

Paper, markers or colored pencils, and pens or pencils are great to have on hand for class activities.
Narrative Evaluation is available upon request.  Students taking the course for homeschool credit can submit a portfolio of class work for evaluation and feedback.
2 hours 15 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.
This book refers to ADHD, dyslexia, and other learning differences.   References in the book should be OK for teen learners but if you wish to learn more consult the Common Sense Media review.  https://www.commonsensemedia.org/book-reviews/the-lightning-thief-percy-jackson-and-the-olympians-book-1
Percy Jackson and The Olympians: Book 1  The Lightening Thief by Rick Riordan is required for this class.  Students may use e-books, hardcopy and paperbacks, or audiobooks to read and comprehend the text.

Teacher

Bridget Smith M.Ed.
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
Educator, Writer, Traveler, and Mom to Kids with Learning Differences
653 total reviews
904 completed classes

About Me

I love being part of the Outschool learning community!  I offer courses for kids with learning differences as well as book studies, note taking, and writing classes that are accessible to all learners.   I specialize in supporting kids and... 
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