Use The Lightning Thief and this video to help students understand Joseph Campbell’s theory of the hero’s journey. Grade 6: Module 1: Unit 1: Lesson 8 created by Expeditionary Learning, on behalf of Public Consulting Group, Inc. is made available by Engage NY under the CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 licensing.
How do Percy’s experiences in chapter 8 align with the hero’s journey?
Percy’s adaptation to this challenge shows that he is a hero who can adapt to new and difficult challenges, as it says in The Lightning Thief, “Despite all that, I liked camp.”
Does Percy Jackson experience the hero’s journey?
Percy experiences one stage of the Hero’s Journey in Chapter 8 of The Lightning Thief; while none of the trials he faces in this chapter are as great as the challenges he will face later, they do represent minor variations on stage 6: tests, allies, and enemies.
What can we learn about Percy as a hero in Chapter 7?
Percy Jackson: The Lightning Thief’s chapter 7 is centered on the concept of identity; having entered the camp, Percy is learning a lot more about the world he lives in, as well as the identities of the other children who live there and about himself.
What are Percy’s heroic traits?
In The Lightning Thief, Percy Jackson exhibited many heroic qualities, including selflessness and courage. True heroes always put others first, and Percy does this throughout the story.
What attacks Percy at the end?
Clarisse’s spear is electric, and whenever she strikes Percy, he receives a painful electric jolt.
Who is Percy’s real father?
The Lightning Thief is a lighthearted fantasy about a modern 12-year-old boy named Percy who discovers that his true father is Poseidon, the Greek god of the sea, and sets out on a quest across the United States to find the entrance to the Underworld and end a gods’ war.
How are Percy’s experiences in chapter 6 align with the hero’s journey?
Percy and his friends return the Lightning Bolt to Zeus, who does not kill him, and he returns to camp victorious, where he and his friends spend the rest of their summer. This is a combination of the Hero’s Journey’s “The Reward and the Road Back.”
What does Ares look like in Percy Jackson?
Ares is described as a huge, muscular man with a belligerent attitude and a vicious sneer in Percy Jackson’s Greek Gods, and he usually wears black jeans, combat boots, a black leather duster, and a red muscle shirt under a bulletproof vest (his shield in disguise).
What are the steps of a hero’s journey?
The Hero’s Journey in Steps
- The Ordinary World.
- The Call to Adventure.
- The Refusal of the Call.
- Meeting with the Mentor.
- Crossing the Threshold.
- Tests, Allies, and Enemies.
Who did Annabeth think Percy need to talk to?
Percy learns that Annabeth is a “year-rounder,” meaning she has been at Camp Half-blood since she was 11 years old. Who’s father is an Olympian who isn’t dead? Percy remembers seeing lonely and unhappy kids in which cabin?
What is the main idea of Chapter 8 in Percy Jackson?
The main theme of Percy Jackson’s eighth chapter is edification; it is clear from the beginning of the chapter that Percy is on a path of self-discovery and learning.
Who is the only God Furies obey?
Only one lord commands the Furies: Hades.
Why is Percy inspirational?
Many of our students are inspired by Jackson’s adventures because they show characters solving problems and succeeding because of their learning differences, rather than in spite of them, while also acknowledging the real frustrations and challenges that children with ADHD and dyslexia face.
What words describe Percy Jackson?
Percy is described as attractive, with messy jet black hair, a “Mediterranean” complexion, and sea-green eyes like his father Poseidon; his mother thinks he looks like his father, and his friend Hazel thinks he looks like a Roman god.
Is Percy Jackson an epic?
Percy Jackson (Percy Jackson movie series), Odysseus (Homer’s epic poem The Odyssey), Shrek, Harry Potter (Harry Potter movie series), Aragorn (Lord Of The Rings), and many others are examples of epic heroes.