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7th grade Mythology PowerPoint

Mythology PowerPoint Project

Dunkelberger/Stalford

Essential Questions

What is a myth?  Why were they created and what purpose did they serve in ancient cultures? Who are the major characters? Who owns ideas?  How can the ideas of others be used ethically?

PerformanceTask:                                                                                            

  • Students will research using at least 1 print and 1 Internet source to find the following information about a god or goddess:
    • Greek and Roman name,
    • Area of Power,
    • Major symbols associated with him/her,
    • Relationship to several other god/deses,
    • A major myth in which the god/dess is a key character,
    • An English word associated with the god/dess or the myth that came from Greek or Latin.
  • Students will take notes without plagiarizing and will collect bibliographic information for citation.
  • Each student will use the notes to produce a PowerPoint presentation
  • Each student will provide a bibliography using MLA format.

Useful tools:

Note-Taking Form for Books

Notes for Internet Source

Notes for Encyclopedia

Citation machine

 Ask.com

Internet Sources

http://www.mythweb.com/

http://www.pantheon.org/main/search.html

http://www.greekmythology.com/

http://www.messagenet.com/myths/search/index.html

http://www.messagenet.com/myths/index.html

http://www.mythweb.com/teachers/why/basics.html

http://web.uvic.ca/grs/bowman/myth/gods/aphrodite_t.html images http://www.desy.de/gna/interpedia/greek_myth/greek_myth.html

http://mythman.com/

http://citationmachine.net/

http://search.ask.com/#subject:ask  pg:1

 

Example of minimum requirements and layout:

 

 


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