6th grade ela spring mini research project on greek gods and goddesses

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6th grade ela spring mini research project on greek gods and goddesses

  1. 1. Task 1:Non-Fiction BooksBryant, Megan E. Oh my gods! : a look-it-up guide to the gods ofmythology.---. Shes all that! : a look-it-up guide to the goddesses ofmythology.Bulfinch, Thomas, and Edmund Fuller. Mythology.Buxton, Richard. The complete world of Greek mythology.Hamilton, Edith. Mythology : timeless tales of Gods and heroes.Philip, Neil. The illustrated book of myths : tales & legends of theworld.---. Mythology of the world.Schomp, Virginia. The ancient Greeks. Step 1 Choose one of the non-fiction titles and start with the index. Use the name of your god, goddess or hero as your search term. Step 2 http://quest.eb.com/images/140/140_1642/140_1642013-W.jpg Find a book with information on your mythological figure. Step 3 Enter the ISBN and autocite to create an Easybib citation for this book. Step 4 Add the page numbers to your citation so that you can find the information again.
  2. 2. Task 2:Reference BooksDaly, Kathleen N., and Marian Rengel. Greek and Roman mythology A toZ.[edited by] John T. Kirby. Classical Greek civilization, 800-323 B.C.E.Kirby, John T. World eras. Volume 3, Roman Republic and Empire, 264B.C.E.-476 C.E.Mercatante, Anthony S., and James R. Dow. The Facts on Fileencyclopedia of world mythology and legend. Step 1 Choose one of the non-fiction titles and start with the index. Use the name of your god, goddess or hero as your search term. Step 2 Find a book with information on your mythological figure. Step 3 http://quest.eb.com/images/109/109_1144/109_114433-W.jpg Enter the ISBN and autocite to create an Easybib citation for this book. Step 4 Add the page numbers to your citation so that you can find the information again.
  3. 3. Task 3:Electronic Reference books fromGale Virtual Reference Library alsoknown as GVRLStep 1Go to: http://bit.ly/wU56LcStep 2Type the name of your god, goddess or hero into the search bar http://quest.eb.com/images/108_297147OROpen one of reference titles and start with the index and type in the name.Step 3Find a book with information on your mythological figure.Step 4Use Citation tools to import the citation from Gale into Easybib.
  4. 4. Task 4:Use an encyclopedia for informationStep 1 http://quest.eb.com/images/131/131_1388/131_1388920-W.jpgOpen Britannica: http://www.britannica.com/Step 2Type the name of your god, goddess or hero into the search bar.Step 3Find an article with information on your mythological figure. http://quest.eb.com/images/115/115_2701/115_2701210-W.jpgStep 4Complete an Easybib citation manually.
  5. 5. Task 5:Using Gale Power Search –Step 1Open PowerSearch: bit.ly/zzkB7qStep 2Click the blue tab for subject search.Step 3Use one of the following subject searches: http://quest.eb.com/images/140_1653252 Greek gods Greek mythology Ancient Greeks Ancient GreeceStep 4You may need to Refine Results, so type the name of your mythological figureinto the Refine Results search bar on the left.Step 5Find an article with information on your mythological figure.Step 6Use Citation tools to import the citation from Gale into Easybib..eb.com/images/115/115_2701/115_2701210-W.jpg
  6. 6. Task 6: Using a Specific WebsiteStep 1Go to: http://www.shmoop.com/mythology http://quest.eb.com/images/107/107_3360/107_3360155-W.jpgStep 2Find your mythological figure in the list on the web page. If your figure isnot in the list, type the name in the search bar at the top of the page.Step 3Click open the tabs by your mythological figure to learn more about him orher.Step 4Use the URL to autocite and create an Easybib citation..eb.com/images/115/115_2701/115_2701210-W.jpg
  7. 7. Task 7: Using a Website–Step 1Use Webpath Express from the Library OPAC: http://bit.ly/xhQMYU http://quest.eb.com/images/126_467164Step 2Type the name of your god, goddess or hero into the search bar.Step 3In the drop down menu for grades – select middle.Find a website with information on your mythological figure.Step 4Use the URL to autocite and create an Easybib citation..eb.com/images/115/115_2701/115_2701210-W.jpg

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