Lesson 1 (from Chapters 1-4 )
The objective of this lesson is for students to familiarize themselves with the author’s background and make inferences about why Rick Riordan decided to write this novel, which is part of a sequel trilogy to his Percy Jackson series. Students will explore the author’s literary influences and life experiences that inspired him to write this novel.
Rick Riordan is an American author best known for creating the Percy Jackson series, all of which place modern teenagers in a Greco-Roman mythological setting.
Class Discussion: Who is the author of The Trials of Apollo? Where is he from? What other books has he published? What kinds of books does he write? What literary awards has the book received? What are his literary influences? What events in his life may have inspired him to cover the topics and themes covered in the novel? What about the...
Aligned to the following Common Core Standards:
- ELA-Reading: Literature RL.9-10.9, 9-10.10, 11-12.3, 11-12.10
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