• Research Plan

    Greek and Roman Mythology

    Remember that your God/Goddess has both a Greek and Roman name. Use this chart from the Greek Mythology website to find out both names.

    In the Library:

    • Use Destiny to find a book about your God/Goddess. ( Many of these books are on reserve and cannot be checked out of the library. They can be used in the library at any time and will be available for checkout soon.)
    • Read the article for your God/Goddess in the World Book Encyclopedia.
    • In the Reference Section, use the Ancient Myths and Legends Series to read the story of you God/Goddess.
    • Read the article for your God/Goddess in Greek and Roman Mythology A to Z in the reference section.

    On the Internet:

    • Mythweb- Scroll down to the middle of the page and click on "Gods." Then click on the name of your God/Goddess for more information. (If you are having trouble reading the dark pages click on "easy read" under the picture.)
    • The Olympian Gods and Goddesses- Published by Infoplease. Browse the headings until your find your God/Goddess.
    • Ancient Greece-Find your God/Goddess on the family tree and click on the link to get more information.
    • Use Webpath Express to find a reliable website about your God/Goddess.  Type his or her name in and click search.
    • Search Grolier Online Encyclopedia for an article on your God/Goddess.  See Mrs. S. if you don't know the user name and password.
    Research Strategies:
    • Follow the research process:
      • Find your information- Find something to read.
      • Read your information with your pencil down- Read all of the information top to bottom, left to right, whole sentences and paragraphs.  Do not skim!
      • Check for understanding- If you don't understand what you read then re-read, ask for help, or find a different source.
      • Write down the things you want to remember- Do not copy whole sentences or thoughts.  Write short 2 or 3 word phrases, important dates, and names of people or places.
    • Remember that your God/Goddess has both a Greek and Roman name. Use this chart from the Greek Mythology website to find out both names.

    Last Modified on April 15, 2011