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Travel to an Ancient City (Odle): Home

Plan your trip to the Ancient World

Sail away to Ancient Greece

Sail away!

Meet the locals!

Discuss philosophy!

See a play!

And don't forget your spending money!

Have fun!

Assignment

With your partner, create a time travel brochure advertising a tour to an Ancient city or city-state

Format: Double-sided page; single-spaced font; in color

Finding Content Elements

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Primary Source Documents

  • EyeWitness To The Ancient World
  • This website has primary sources along with some explanatory notes. Primary sources appear in RED. Be sure to scroll to the bottom to look at the citation for the primary source. There is a search box at the top right where you can search keywords for your topic.
  • Internet Classics Archive
    441 works of classical literature by 59 different authors, including user-driven commentary and "reader's choice" Web sites. Mainly Greco-Roman works (some Chinese and Persian), all in English translation.
  • Perseus Digital Library
    This site contains primary and secondary sources organized by theme/time period). Search at the top right by keywords. When you see a blue triangle, click on it to open list of sources.
  • Internet Ancient History Sourcebook
    Sources are arranged according to region or theme, eg. Egypt, or Human Origins. Scroll down the column on the left to see if your topic is covered. Try a Ctrl-F and enter a key term to see if it is mentioned on the site.

Finding Visual Elements

 

Citing Sources - MLA examples

Books

Abbott, Jim. Imperfect: An Improbable Life. New York: Ballantine Books, 2012. Print.

Multi-volume reference book

Newall, Venetia. "Fairies." The Encyclopedia of Religion. Ed. Mircea Eliade. Vol. 5. New York: Collier-Macmillan, 1987. 246-50. Print

Reference source

Smith, Joseph. "Abbott, Jim." World Book Encyclopedia. Vol. 1. 2012. Print.

Article from online reference work

"Moe Berg." Wikipedia. Wikipedia. Web. 29 Aug. 2013. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moe_Berg>.

Magazine article from a database

Doyle, Al. "Jim Abbott: Former Left-hand Pitcher Recalls His 1993 No-Hitter Against the Cleveland Indians at Yankee Stadium." Baseball Digest May 2007: 62. General OneFile. Web. 23 July 2013. <http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?id=GALE%7CA162102882&v=2.1&u=tel_k_mccallie&it=r&p=GPS&sw=w>.

Website

Jim Abbott. Jim Abbott, 2010. Web. 23 July 2013. <http://www.jimabbott.net/>.

Photo or image

NY Daily News. "Jim Abbott's No Hitter." River Ave. Blues. River Avenue Blues, 2013. Web. 23 July 2013. <http://cdn.riveraveblues.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/abbott.jpg>.

 

 

Your travel guru

Margaret Granbery