Shakespeare’s Othello:  Part 3

For:  Mrs. Garrido


Mastery Objective: 

Students will be able to locate, utilize, and apply technology from online resources in order to complete a teacher made outline on the War between Venice and Turkey. 


To get to this pathfinder from home: 

Go to Ž Select Shawnee High School Ž Select Departments Ž Select Media Center Ž Select Assignments Ž Select Shakespeare Period 2, Part 3 – Garrido

***You need to have a Media Center Bookmark with the database passwords on it to access these resources for home!***


Technology Issues: 

If the database links are not working go directly to the Media Center Website.  Select Research Databases on the left side of the screen.  Select the database you want to use.



EBSCOHost: Student Research Center

  • Search by selecting Encyclopedia
  • Type Turkish War OR Ottoman Empire
  • Type Venice

Search Tips:

  • Notice how the information is organized.

Facts on File:  Modern World History

  • You may need to select Modern World History database to begin searching.
  • If you need the username and password, it is on the Media Center Bookmark!
  • Search by Venetian-Turkish War

Search Tips:

  • Notice how you can select from several articles.
  • Be careful of which article you are selecting!

·       Notice how you can navigate through the database by using the index across the top of the website. 



Encyclopedia Britannica Online

  • Type Venetian Empire OR Ottoman Empire
  • Type Venice OR Cyprus

Search Tips:

  • Select the full/main article
  • Notice how you can “expand” or “collapse” your results.  This feature allows you to locate specific information easier and faster!


Venetian Empire


The Ottoman Empire



Search Tips: 

  • Timeline is found in the “History” link
  • Notice how you can navigate through the website by using the index on the left of the screen.






  • Select Images
  • Use Boolean Searching. 

Example:  Venice


                 Venetian Empire




                 Ottoman Empire                                                                                                                                        


Created by:  P. Richter and R. Wagner Created for: C. Garrido            9/2007