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  1. A fun and exciting lesson about Greek Mythology in popular culture.

  2. Main Menu QUIZ Takes you directly to the Quiz at the end of the presentation. REVIEW Will take you to the review page so you may brush up on the terms and people presented! Will bring you to the part of the presentation dealing with Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief with a practice quiz at the end! Classic Greek Mythology Percy Jackson Takes you to the part of the presentation dealing with Classic Greek Mythology with a practice quiz at the end!

  3. I’m here for the first time. I want to go back to the beginning. Classic Greek Mythology Percy Jackson I want to go somewhere else.

  4. Orientation Rick Riordan used a lot of classical Greek mythological gods and places in his book, Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief.

  5. Orientation • Let’s discover what he used with examples from the book. Let’s see if we can figure out if he stayed true to the classical mythology.

  6. Orientation • To see how well you do, there will be a quiz at the end! So be sure to pay attention!

  7. Directions • Read through each slide to learn about the characters and places used. • Click on the icon to compare it to the Greek god, place, or term. • Feel free to read through the information as many times as you like.

  8. Application • Click here to return to the main menu. • Click here to go back to the previous screen. • When available, click here to go back to the previous screen. • To learn facts about the classic Greek god, place, or term, click on the icon.

  9. Ambrosia • Tastes like cookies! • The food of the gods. • Will kill a human and potentially harm a demi-god. REVIEW

  10. Ares • Prefers to wear biker leathers. • God of War • In love with Aphrodite • His eyes are made of fire • Father to Clarisse REVIEW

  11. Cerebus • Three-headed rottweiler • Guards the gates of Hades’ home • Is appeased with a red ball REVIEW

  12. Charon • Wears expensive suits • Ferries the dead across the River Styx • Wishes he had a raise from Hades • Enjoys Barry Manilow REVIEW

  13. Chiron • A centaur • A Latin teacher in a wheelchair in the mortal world • Leads Camp Halfblood REVIEW

  14. Dionysus • On probation from Mount Olympus • God of Wine and Revelry • Must not drink alcoholic beverages REVIEW

  15. Hades • God of the Dead and the Underworld • Married to Persephone • Runs the Underworld like a sprawling housing complex • God of Riches REVIEW

  16. Hermes • Father of Luke • Messenger of the Gods • God of Travelers and Thieves REVIEW

  17. Medusa • Runs a garden shop with statues made of real people • Her gaze can turn any living thing into stone • Has two sisters, together called the Gorgons REVIEW

  18. Minotaur • Chases Percy Jackson to the big tree at the border of Camp HalfBlood • Relies on sense of smell to find his prey • Half man and half bull • The first creature from which Percy takes a trophy REVIEW

  19. Nectar • Drink of the gods • Can taste like liquefied cookies • Can kill a human and potentially harm a demi-god REVIEW

  20. Pan • Half man and half goat • God of the satyrs • Is missing and the satyrs must search for him REVIEW

  21. Persephone • Wife to Hades • Visits Hades for a few months out of the year to explain autumn and winter • Betrays Hades to return the bolt to Percy REVIEW

  22. Poseidon • Greek God of the sea and horses • Father of Percy Jackson • Rival of Athena • Portrayed as a man in fishing gear. • Uses a trident for a symbol REVIEW

  23. Styx • Allows the dead to enter the Underworld • Polluted with the litter of the moral realm • Can be sworn upon to enact a very serious oath REVIEW

  24. Underworld • Living place of Hades • Is made up of three places: • Fields of Asphodel • Elysian Fields • Tartarus REVIEW

  25. Fields of Asphodel • Where people go when they die if they lived a mediocre life • Looks like a giant wheat field in Kansas REVIEW

  26. Elysian Fields • Where people go when they die if they lived an extraordinary life • A gated community with houses from every era in time • Compared to a vacation resort REVIEW

  27. Fields of Punishment • Where a person goes when they die if they have done great evil in life • Where Sisyphus is pushing a boulder up a mountain for eternity • Has rivers of lava and minefields • Barbed wire separates the areas of various torture REVIEW

  28. Zeus • Turned Thalia into a tree • Lord of all the Gods • Brother to Poseidon and Hades • Wields the Master Bolt REVIEW

  29. Pop Quiz! • Read the question • Review the multiple-choice answers • Choose the most likely result based on the Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief • If you feel you know enough already, feel free to take the quiz! QUIZ

  30. 1. Who is pictured here? Chiron Hades Charon

  31. 2. Who is Poseidon’s child? Perseus Jackson Annabeth Chase Grover Underwood

  32. 3. Who is the wife of Hades? Annabeth Chase Persephone Ambrosia

  33. Who is it who searches for Pan? The Satyrs Hermes Chiron

  34. 5. Who is pictured here? Cerebus Medusa Minotaur

  35. How did you do? • 1/5 : I think you need to read them again! • 2/5 : Not too bad, but you can do better! • 3/5 : You’re almost there! • 4/5 : You could attend Camp HalfBlood! • 5/5 : Are you sure you’re not a demigod?

  36. Classic Greek Mythology

  37. I’m here for the first time. I want to go back to the beginning. Classic Greek Mythology Percy Jackson I want to go somewhere else.

  38. Orientation • Classical Greek mythology has inspired movies, comics, and lots of books over the years. Ever wonder where all of those gods came from?

  39. Orientation • Let’s find out where authors like Rick Riordan got his inspiration for Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief.

  40. Orientation • Pay close attention! There will be a quiz at the end!

  41. Directions • Read through each slide to learn about the gods and places used. • Click on the icon to compare it to the character used in Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief. • Feel free to read through the information as many times as you like!

  42. Ambrosia • Made of honey, water, fruit, cheese, olive oil and barley • The food of the gods • Stolen by Tantalus, a son of Zeus REVIEW

  43. Ares • God of War • Carried a bloody spear • His throne on Mount Olympus is covered in human skin REVIEW

  44. Cerebus • Drool is poisonous • Snakes grow from its back and tail • Orpheus’ lyre lulled it into submission • Resides in the Underworld REVIEW

  45. Charon • Ferries the dead across the River Styx • Passage by him had to be purchased • Passage normally purchased by placing a coin beneath the tongue of the dead REVIEW

  46. Chiron • A centaur sired by Cronus • Trained the hero Jason of the Argonauts • Trained Hercules, another hero • Intelligent, unlike other centaur REVIEW

  47. Dionysus • God of Wine • Granted Midas the power to turn everything into gold • A son of the god Zeus REVIEW

  48. Hades • Kidnapped Persephone to be his wife • God of the dead and wealth • Brother to Zeus and Poseidon REVIEW

  49. Hermes • Messenger of the Gods • Guides the dead to the Underworld • His symbol is the caduceus: a staff entwined with two snakes • Owns a pair of winged sandals REVIEW