Percy Jackson & the Lightning Thief Book Club

In this once a week book club for learners ages 8-12, we will discuss 2 chapters of Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief each week for 12 weeks.
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45 minutes

per class

Once per week

over 12 weeks


year olds


learners per class

per learner - per class

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Learners will spend time reading Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson & The Lightning Thief. In this class, we will make sure that reading comprehension is a priority and that all learners get an opportunity to discuss the reading material. We will also connect the text to the stories from Ancient Greek Mythology that the book are based on. 
I am a trained educator for K-8th grade students, I have been in many classrooms teaching many different subjects to these age groups, so I am well practiced in presenting information in an appropriate way so that it isn't too intense for learners. 
There will be 2 chapters per week assigned as reading homework for Percy Jackson & The Lightning Thief. 
Percy Jackson & The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
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45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
We will discuss the idea of Greek gods and goddesses in a mythical, fictional sense. There will be mention of babies, marriage, and infidelity (explained to students as unfaithfulness to a married partner by having other girlfriends or boyfriends). We will talk about war, killing, and battles, but we will not go into bloody details. Percy Jackson and The Lightning Thief does have violent scenes depicted in the pages of the book. It is a book recommended for the age group selected for class, but I would recommend reading the book with your learner or doing some research on the book to see whether it is acceptable to you for your learner to be in this class. If you have any questions, please contact me. 
Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson & The Lightning Thief will be read in class. Please make sure your learner has their own copy of the book to read at home. 


Sara Petersen
Lives in the United States
I love to learn, teach, read, and study stories from the past. Come learn with me!
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About Me

Hello! I am a certified K-8 teacher with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education. I have been working as a substitute teacher in local elementary schools for over 3 years and have been teaching on Outschool for a year now. Teaching is definitely what I'm... 
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