godsandgoddessesofgreeceandromeresearchactivity

					              GODS AND GODDESSES OF GREECE AND ROME
                                   RESEARCH ACTIVITY


Requirements:
    For this assignment, you may choose to work with a partner or to work alone.
    You are to research a god or goddess from the list below.
    You must use at least three sources in your research:
       o One source MUST be a book.
       o The other two can be from the Internet.
    From the research you will complete the following:
         1. A two to four minute presentation on your god/goddess
         2. 10-15 note cards and a minimum of 3 source cards
         3. A visual representation of your god/goddess (poster, sculpture, diorama, etc.)
We will go over the specifics for research, note-cards, and works cited in more detail.

            Grading Rubric
     Presentation         20 pts
     Note cards           20 pts
     Visual             20 pts
     representation
                  Total 60 pts




                                     Gods and Goddesses
            Zeus/Jupiter               Aphrodite/Venus              Poseidon/Neptune
          Athena/Minerva               Hermes/Mercury                 Apollo/Apollo
           Cronus/Saturn                  Eros/Cupid                Hephaestus/Vulcan
             Rhea/Ops                      Hera/Juno                    Ares/Mars
         Dionysis/Bacchus                Artemis/Diana                 Hades/Pluto
      Persephone/Prosperpina         Asciepius/Aesculapious          Demeter/Ceres
            Gaea/Terra                  Hypnos/Somnus                  Hestia/Vesta
                  GREEK AND ROMAN GODS AND GODDESSES
                     PRESENTATION PROJECT PLANING GUIDE

Complete these steps to prepare, practice, and present your god or goddess. Check off
each step in the process as you complete it.

Gathering Information:
o Find 3 sources (at least one book source) that contain information about your god or goddess.
o Create source cards for each source.
         Make sure your source card is numbered, formatted correctly, and includes where you obtained
          your source (use for your works cited page).
o Take notes from your sources on 3x5 index cards.
         On your cards, include the source card number, page number, and key word/phrase.
         Make sure you have enough information gathered for a 2-4 minute presentation.

Creating the Visual Representation:
o Choose what type of visual representation you want to use.
         You can paint, create a poster, make a sculpture or diorama, etc.
         The type you choose should enhance your presentation.
o Take your time and make sure your visual representation is creative and original.
         It needs to reflect the EFFORT you put into it.

Preparing Your Presentation:
o Make your introduction dramatic. (Refer to the ‘good beginnings’ handout you were given.)
o Organize your presentation.
         Make sure it is coherent and focused.
o Include interesting and substantial details.
         When you are finished with your presentation, your audience should have a good picture of your
          god or goddess in their minds.
o Include at least one myth.
      
      This myth should feature your god or goddess.
o Make your conclusion memorable. (Refer to the ‘happy endings’ handout.)
o Practice your presentation.
         If possible, memorize it.
         Think about your tone, pitch, and volume.
         Decide when to use gestures and facial expressions.
         Write the information down in your notes.
o Evaluate your presentation and get feedback.
         Practice in front of a mirror or ask friends or family for suggestions.

				
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