Many of the characters in The Lightning Thief are immortal and have been alive (or reincarnated) for thousands of years. Read about some of the characters in traditional mythology, then create a T-Chart that compares the traditional representation of the characters. In the description box below each picture, students will identify important symbols or attributes of the character and note the similarities and differences.
In the example, only two characters are represented. There are many characters to choose from:
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Create a chart comparing the traditional representation of each mythological character with how they're portrayed in The Lightning Thief.
Grade Level 6-8
Difficulty Level 3 (Developing to Mastery)
Type of Assignment Individual, Partner, or GroupCommon Core Standards