Unit 2 - ​​​​​​​Write to Inform: Compare and Contrast Text and Film of The Lightning Thief

In Unit 2, students will continue to read excerpts from The Lightning Thief. They will also analyze the Greek myth highlighted in the novel and compare themes and topics in the Greek myths with those evident in The Lightning Thief. In the second half of the unit, students write a literary analysis essay using the Painted Essay structure comparing and contrasting watching parts of Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief movie with reading about the same events in the novel.