Percy Jackson and the Olympians The Lightning

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A fun and exciting lesson about Greek
Mythology in popular culture.
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Percy
Jackson
I’m here for the first time.
I want to go back to the beginning.
Classic
Greek
Mythology
I want to go somewhere else.
Rick Riordan used a lot of classical Greek
mythological gods and places in his book, Percy
Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief.
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Let’s discover what he used with examples
from the book. Let’s see if we can figure out if
he stayed true to the classical mythology.
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To see how well you do, there will be a quiz at
the end! So be sure to pay attention!
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Read through each slide to learn about the
characters and places used.
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icon to compare it to the
Greek god, place, or term.
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many times as you like.
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To learn facts about the classic Greek god,
place, or term, click on the icon.
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Tastes like cookies!
The food of the gods.
Will kill a human and potentially harm a demigod.
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Prefers to wear biker leathers.
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God of War
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In love with Aphrodite
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His eyes are made of fire
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Father to Clarisse
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Three-headed rottweiler
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Guards the gates of Hades’ home
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Is appeased with a red ball
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Wears expensive suits
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Ferries the dead across the River Styx
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Wishes he had a raise from Hades
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Enjoys Barry Manilow
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A centaur
A Latin teacher in a wheelchair in the mortal
world
Leads Camp Halfblood
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On probation from Mount Olympus
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God of Wine and Revelry
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Must not drink alcoholic beverages
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God of the Dead and the Underworld
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Married to Persephone
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Runs the Underworld like a sprawling housing
complex
God of Riches
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Father of Luke
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Messenger of the Gods
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God of Travelers and Thieves
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Runs a garden shop with statues
made of real people
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Her gaze can turn any living thing into stone
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Has two sisters, together called the Gorgons
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Chases Percy Jackson to the
big tree at the border of Camp HalfBlood
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Relies on sense of smell to find his prey
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Half man and half bull
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The first creature from which Percy takes a
trophy
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Drink of the gods
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Can taste like liquefied cookies
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Can kill a human and potentially harm a demigod
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Half man and half goat
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God of the satyrs
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Is missing and the satyrs must search for him
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Wife to Hades
Visits Hades for a few months out of the year
to explain autumn and winter
Betrays Hades to return the bolt to Percy
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• Greek God of the sea and horses
• Father of Percy Jackson
• Rival of Athena
• Portrayed as a man in fishing gear.
• Uses a trident for a symbol
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Allows the dead to enter the
Underworld
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Polluted with the litter of the moral realm
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Can be sworn upon to enact a very serious oath
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Living place of Hades
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Is made up of three places:
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Fields of Asphodel
Elysian Fields
Tartarus
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Where people go when they die
if they lived a mediocre life
Looks like a giant wheat field
in Kansas
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Where people go when they
die if they lived an extraordinary life
A gated community with houses
from every era in time
Compared to a vacation resort
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Where a person goes when
they die if they have done great
evil in life
Where Sisyphus is pushing
a boulder up a mountain for eternity
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Has rivers of lava and minefields
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Barbed wire separates the areas of various torture
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Turned Thalia into a tree
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Lord of all the Gods
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Brother to Poseidon and Hades
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Wields the Master Bolt
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QUIZ
Read the question
Review the multiple-choice answers
Choose the most likely result based on the
Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning
Thief
If you feel you know enough already, feel free
to take the quiz!
1. Who is pictured here?
Chiron
Hades
Charon
2. Who is Poseidon’s child?
Perseus Jackson
Annabeth Chase
Grover Underwood
3. Who is the wife of Hades?
Annabeth Chase
Persephone
Ambrosia
4. Who is it who searches for Pan?
The Satyrs
Hermes
Chiron
5. Who is pictured here?
Cerebus
Medusa
Minotaur
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1/5 : I think you need to read them again!
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2/5 : Not too bad, but you can do better!
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3/5 : You’re almost there!
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4/5 : You could attend Camp HalfBlood!
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5/5 : Are you sure you’re not a demigod?
Classic
Greek
Mythology
I’m here for the first time.
I want to go back to the beginning.
I want to go somewhere else.
Percy
Jackson
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Classical Greek mythology has inspired
movies, comics, and lots of books over the
years. Ever wonder where all of those gods
came from?
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Let’s find out where authors like Rick Riordan
got his inspiration for Percy Jackson and the
Olympians: The Lightning Thief.
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Pay close attention! There will be a quiz at the
end!
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Read through each slide to learn about the
gods and places used.
Click on the
icon to compare it to the
character used in Percy Jackson and the
Olympians: The Lightning Thief.
Feel free to read through the information as
many times as you like!
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Made of honey, water, fruit, cheese, olive oil
and barley
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The food of the gods
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Stolen by Tantalus, a son of Zeus
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God of War
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Carried a bloody spear
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His throne on Mount Olympus
is covered in human skin
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Drool is poisonous
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Snakes grow from its back and tail
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Orpheus’ lyre lulled it into submission
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Resides in the Underworld
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Ferries the dead across the
River Styx
Passage by him had to be purchased
Passage normally purchased by placing a coin
beneath the tongue of the dead
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A centaur sired by Cronus
Trained the hero Jason of the
Argonauts
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Trained Hercules, another hero
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Intelligent, unlike other centaur
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God of Wine
Granted Midas the power to turn
everything into gold
A son of the god Zeus
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Kidnapped Persephone to be his
wife
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God of the dead and wealth
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Brother to Zeus and Poseidon
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Messenger of the Gods
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Guides the dead to the Underworld
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His symbol is the caduceus: a staff entwined
with two snakes
Owns a pair of winged sandals
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One of the gorgons
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Her hair is a mass of snakes
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Has the ability to turn to stone
anything that looks at her
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Half man, half bull
Sometimes depicted as having a bull’s body
with a man’s head and torso, like a centaur
Devoured victims of sacrifice when they were
thrown into the Labyrinth, a winding maze
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Beverage of the Gods that gave
anyone who drank it immortality
Was once stolen by Tantalus, who underwent
an eternity of thirst and hunger
Compared to mead, or fermented honey
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God of shepherds and flocks
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Is said to be the cause of “panic”
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Created the syrinx, or panpipes, from a nymph
who transformed into a reed to escape him
Said to be around until the last pine tree is gone
from the earth
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Daughter of Zeus and Demeter
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Kidnapped by Hades to be his wife
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Ate three seeds of a pomegranate, forcing her
to remain in the Underworld for a certain time
each year, giving mortals autumn and winter
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Seduced Medusa, thus fathering
the pegasus, or winged horse
Vied with Athena for patron
over Athens
God of the Sea, Earthquakes
and Horses
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The river which Charon, the ferryman
guides the dead into the Underworld
A river that forms the border
of the Underworld
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Also called the Kingdom of
the Dead
Ruling place of Hades
Said to be reached through some
caves or caverns
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Named for the Asphodel flower
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The “Field of Shades” according to Homer
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The “neutral” part of the Underworld
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Paradise of Heroes in the Underworld
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Offers hunting and feasting for heroes
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Also called Tartarus
Where the most heinous sinners are sent at
death, especially those who insult the Gods’
hospitality
Considered to be as far beneath the
Underworld as the Underworld is beneath the
sky
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Lord of the Gods
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God of the sky
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Father to many half-gods, or demigods
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Wielded lightning as his main weapon of
choice
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QUIZ
Read the question
Review the multiple-choice answers
Choose the most likely result based on the
classic myths of the Greek Gods!
If you feel you know enough already, feel free
to take the Quiz!
1. Which of these is Poseidon?
2. Who is the God of the Dead?
Hermes
Charon
Hades
3. What is depicted here?
Ambrosia
Nectar
Dionysus
4. What is Tartarus?
Fields of Punishment
Fields of Asphodel
Elysian Fields
5. Who is the Lord of the Gods?
Hades
Poseidon
Zeus
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1/5 : I think you need to read more mythology!
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2/5 : Not too bad, but you can do better!
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3/5 : You’re almost there!
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4/5 : You could be a hero!
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5/5 : Are you sure you don’t live on Mount
Olympus?
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Percy
Jackson
Classic
Greek
Mythology
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Are there any terms you can’t remember?
Click on the icons to review the gods and
terms!
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the god or term.
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Olympians: The Lightning Thief page about the
god or term.
Ambrosia
Nectar
Ares
Pan
Cerebus
Persephone
Charon
Poseidon
Chiron
Styx
Dionysus
Underworld
Hades
Fields of Asphodel
Hermes
Elysian Fields
Medusa
Fields of Punishment
Minotaur
Zeus
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Read the question or study the picture
carefully.
Choose the answer that best suits the question
or identifies the picture.
Keep a piece of paper nearby to keep track of
your score.
1. Which term best describes the image?
Fields of Asphodel
Elysian Fields
Tartarus
2. Who is the God of the Underworld?
Hades
Zeus
Poseidon
3. Who is the father of Clarisse?
Pan
Ares
Percy Jackson
4. Who is depicted here?
Chiron
Charon
Cerebus
5. Who is the God of Wine?
6. Who guards the Underworld?
Charon
Cerebus
Hades
7. What drink is made from fermented
honey?
Ambrosia
Tartarus
Nectar
8. What is pictured here?
Underworld
Elysian Fields
Fields of Punishment
9. Who is the Latin teacher that becomes a
centaur?
Chiron
Medusa
Persephone
10. What are the three areas of the
Underworld?
Fields of Asphodel, Fields of Punishment,
River Styx
Fields of Asphodel, Elysian Fields, Fields
Of Punishment
Elysian Fields, Fields of Pleasure, Fields of
Dionysus
11. Who can turn creatures into stone with
a look?
12. Who will be around until the last pine
is cut from the earth?
Poseidon
Persephone
Pan
13. From what creature does Percy get his
first trophy?
Minotaur
Styx
Medusa
14. Who ferries the dead to the
Underworld?
Cerebus
Hades
Charon
15. Across what does he ferry the dead?
Underworld
Tartarus
River Styx
16. Who is the wife of Hades?
Medusa
Persephone
Ambrosia
17. According to Homer, which place is
also known as the “Field of Shades”?
Fields of Asphodel
Fields of Punishment
Elysian Fields
18. Which God has a throne covered in
human skin?
Hades
Ares
Zeus
19. Who is Poseidon’s brother?
Zeus
Dionysus
Ares
20. Who is pictured here?
Ares and Persephone
Hermes and Persephone
Hades and Persephone
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18-20 – Great job! You could be a hero!
15–17 Awesome! Are you a demi-god?
12-14 – Not bad! Are you a Searcher?
9-11 – You need more practice! Take the
again!
8 and below – I think you need more review.
Take the quiz again after
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Greek mythology was not always mythology!
There was a time when people believed in the
gods!
Sacrifices of grains and fruits and sometimes
animals were made to the gods upon altars in
their temples.
The modern take of this can be explained in the
following video!
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