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Camp Half-Blood: A Percy Jackson Fan Camp

Jackson Pearce Classes: Love Writing
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Taught by a published author! Join us at Camp Half-Blood for a week of all things Percy Jackson! We'll discuss mythology, creating characters, and developing stories. This camp is a perfect blend of a creative writing course and book club.

Class experience

5 lessons//1 Week
ย Week 1
Lesson 1
Greek Myths, Percy Jackson, and Character
-gods and demigods in Greek mythology -Greek mythology in Percy Jackson -basics of character creation -create your own demigod character (in class)
Lesson 2
Quests and Problems
-quests and problems in mythology -quests and problems in Percy Jackson -build your own quest or problem for your character (in class)
Lesson 3
Villains, Rivals, and Antagonists
-discussion of villains, rivals, and antagonists in mythology -how those villains, rivals, and antagonists are re-envisioned in Percy Jackson -create a villain to oppose your demigod! (in class)
Lesson 4
Allies, Magical Objects, and Weapons
-discussion of what helps out characters in mythology -discussion of what helps out the demigods in Percy Jackson-- and if helps always comes from where you expect! -create something or someone to help you character out! (in class)
Lesson 5
Capture the Flag
-a dice roleplaying game of Capture the Flag, just like at Camp Half-Blood!
Tracyย Banghart is the author of several young adult books, including the Grace and Fury series (Little, Brown), and the forthcoming Perfect Girl (Feiwel & Friends). She has a BA in English from Davidson College and an MA in Publishing from Oxford Brookes University.
Below are my general classroom rules and policies. These will also be explained to students when we begin class!
-For everyone's safety, and to ensure an engaging and social experience, students are required to have working microphones and video for the entirety of this class, positioned such that we can both hear and see them. Please be sure to prepare your student for this requirement before class begins!
-Students are asked not to use filters or virtual backgrounds-- though if there is an important reason to use a virtual background, please just let me know ahead of time that your student will be using one (no questions asked!).
-Students will be asked to introduce themselves by sharing their name, pronoun, and a favorite book.
-The Zoom text chat is set to "host only", meaning students can chat with me, but not to one another or the entire classroom.
Joined November, 2018
Rising Star
Teacher expertise and credentials
Bachelor's Degree in English
Jackson Pearce
Bachelor's Degree in English
Anna Dodds
Master's Degree in Education
Tiffany Schmidt M.Ed.
Hello! My name is Jackson Pearce, and I'm the owner of Love Writing-- an organization dedicated to inspiring kids to love writing, reading, and all things language arts.

After teaching on Outschool by myself for three years, I decided to bring in...ย 
Group Class


for 5 classes
5x per week, 1 week
55 min

Live video meetings
Ages: 9-13
4-8 learners per class

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