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Greek Gods and Goddess’ Sixth Grade Research Project Sixth Grade Social Studies Mrs. Weis January 2014 Dear Social Studies Scholars, We are going to spend two weeks working on a Greek gods and goddess’ project. We will use some class time to work on this project, but you will need to work on it at home too. Your completed assignment is due on Thursday, January 30th. We will present your projects in class on January 30th and January 31st. You will complete a writing project to supplement what you’ve been learning in social studies class. You will write a research report on the Greek god or goddess of your choice and you will also create a colored cover to accompany your informational report. You many choose any one of the 16 options that I give you. You will have to conduct the research on your own, using resources at the library or on the computer. You must document (or cite) where you get ALL your information. Do not make any information up, and do not use information from your head or another person. This is an informational report, and the information about the god must be completely accurate. Nonetheless, you cannot copy another author’s writing into your report, so you must paraphrase ideas (put the ideas into your own words) you read in your resources. Copying or not citing your sources is considered plagiarism and will not be tolerated. You will be given a zero on this assignment if you plagiarize. All sixth grade students must complete this project; this assignment is 100 points and will be part of your third quarter grade. I am excited to read your reports and see your covers because I know that they will be awesome! If you have questions at any time, please just ask me. Good luck!

Happy researching, Mrs. Weis

OPTIONS: Your options for the Greek god/goddess to research include: 1. Aphrodite 2. Apollo 3. Ares 4. Artemis 5. Athena 6. Demeter 7. Dionysus 8.…...

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