The Lightning Thief


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Using Moodle technology, the class incorporates a nine week study on ancient Greek culture to go with the book. It is appropriate for students in grades 5-8

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The Lightning Thief

  1. 1. Online Moodle CourseTo Enrich Students Minds and Inspire them to Learn!
  2. 2.  What do you do for the gifted student who finishes first?
  3. 3.  Pilot two online courses for our advanced students The Lightning Thief/Ancient Greece
  4. 4. The course was opened in September to fifth graders throughout the county.The course was limited to 20 students.
  5. 5.  The first class with fifth grade ended up having around 4-5 students from each school. This was helpful because the students were able to ask one another questions.
  6. 6.  RL. 6.3- Describe how a particular story’s plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the character responds or change as the plot moves toward a resolution. W.6.3- Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using technique, relevant descriptive details, and well structured event sequences. W.6.7- Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources and refocusing the inquiry when appropriate.
  7. 7.  SL.6.1- Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions on grade level topics, texts, and issues building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly. SL.6.1(C)- Pose and respond to specific questions with elaboration and detail by making comments that contribute to the topic, text, or issue under discussion
  8. 8.  Let’s take a look at the course.  The Lightning Thief
  9. 9. My other course I have designed and am teaching is The Hunger Games for upper Middle School Contact for Information: Elyse Durham: