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Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightening Thief By Rick Riordan Chapters 1-5
The Gods of Olympus God ZeusKing of the Gods; god of the sky; lightening bolt PoseidonGod of the seas; trident AresGod of war ApolloGod of the sun, music, and prophecy HephaestusGod of fire, volcanoes, and craftsmen; the “lame god” HermesMessenger of the gods and the god of travelers DionysusGod of winemaking, wine, and madness
The Gods of Olympus Goddess HeraQueen of the gods, goddess of marriage DemeterGoddess of agriculture AthenaGoddess of wisdom and battle strategy ArtemisGoddess of the hunt and moon AphroditeGoddess of love and beauty HestiaGoddess of the home
Greek Myths and Religion In ancient times, the Greeks had gods for many important forces in their lives. Why do you think they imagined many different gods rather than just one? Would this make life more confusing or less confusing? Explain.
Percy Jackson Chapter One I Accidentally Vaporize My Pre – Algebra Teacher
Kronos Kronos - was the Titan god of time Kronos devoured all but one of his children, Zeus Zeus freed his brothers and other siblings and became king of the gods. His father and the other Titans were exiled to Tartarus
Percy Jackson Chapter Two Three Old Ladies Knit the Socks of Death
Fates & Furies The Three Fates The Three Furies Spinners of the thread of life Determine the span of human life Their decisions could not be altered by the gods Cruel goddess who symbolized divine vengeance Persecuting crimes such as disrespect, injustices, arrogance, and murder
Percy Jackson Chapter Four My Mother Teaches Me Bullfighting
Satyr Grover, Percy’s best friend, is a satyr A satyr is a mythological creature that is half-goat and half-man Their leader is the god Pan, god of shepherds and flocks
Theseus and the Minotaur Theseus became a king of Athens and may have been a son of Poseidon’s Theseus traveled to the island of Crete to defeat the Minotaur (half-man half-bull) **Every 9 years the king of Athens had to send 7 boys and 7 girls to Crete to be devoured by the Minotaur**
Vocabulary WORDDEFINITION reverentShowing a lot of respect recoilTo quickly move away from something shocking wistfulHaving or showing sad thoughts pseudonymA name that someone uses in place of their real name metaphysicalRelating to things that are said to exists but cannot be seen endeavorsTo seriously attempt or try primitiveComing from an earlier time; the very ancient past hesitateTo stop briefly before continuing
Example Homework: 1. A sudden movement in the dark made me recoil in fear.
Vocabulary WORDDEFINITIONSynonyms recoilTo quickly move away from something shocking flinch wistfulHaving or showing sad thoughts sad or regretful endeavorsTo seriously attempt or try actions or accomplishments primitiveComing from an earlier time; the very ancient past basic hesitateTo stop briefly before continuing pause
Ancient Greek Architecture Invented three types of columns: Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian The columns were used to support buildings Favored marble Doric Ionic Corinthian