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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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
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This class is for all teens including teens with learning differences who need low reading level high interest books to develop reading fluency and comprehension. In "Percy Jackson and the Olympians Book 1: The Lighting Thief" by Rick Riordan, Percy Jackson, a kid with ADHD and other learning differences battles bullies and monsters as he works to discover his place in the world. Students will respond to what they read using graphic organizers and class discussion to support writing...
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.
Bridget Smith M.Ed.
Educator, Writer, Traveler, and Mom to Kids with Learning Differences
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
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904 completed classes
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...