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Considering an examination of point of view? Use visual arts to engage learners in of this element of art and literature. Class members select a portrait from the Renaissance Connection and, guided by a series of brainstorming questions, craft two separate responses to the work: one from the artist's point of view and one from the subject's. Background information, a guided practice exercise, and resource links are included.
Students use the internet to research the geography of the Renaissance. Using maps of Europe, they identify at least three key cities during the time period and discuss the main types of transportation. They research the various customs and traditions and examine the types of art that came out during the Renaissance.
In this online interactive world history activity, students answer 26 matching questions regarding politics. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Fifth graders explore the Italian Rensissance in this six lessons unit. The prominent citizens, the ideas, values, art, philosophy, and literature of the are seen as a rediscovery of Ancient Greek and Roman times.
Second graders research and explore lives of famous scientists, analyze accomplishments of scientists, and create presentations. Six lessons on one page.
Students study the different portrayals of the artwork The David and answer short answer questions about it. For this The David lesson plan, students see different versions of the biblical figure, and read about its background. Then they answer questions about it, and are provided an activity on how to make a heroic shield.
Is your class studying the Italian Renaissance? This resource includes 10 short answer and essay questions about the artistic, scientific, political, and philosophical achievements during the Italian Renaissance. The first 3 questions have answers that learners can access with a click. These questions are based off information provided on the Sparknotes website, but could be used for information from a textbook or other sources.
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read a 4-paragraph article regarding real and fictional characters and respond to 8 short answer questions. Vocabulary words and definitions are included.
In this Niccolo Machiavelli worksheet, students read a one page article about the man and then respond to 3 short answer questions about the selection.
Learners discuss how to spend money wisely. In this consumer math lesson, students read the book, Mr. Popper's Penguins and discuss how much it costs to take care of a pet. Learners complete a worksheet to calculate the total cost of pet care.
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 47 multiple choice questions about the life and accomplishments of Leonardo da Vinci.
This online interactive history quiz is made up of 25 multiple choice questions about Michelangelo Buonarroti. The quiz is based on information included on the Sparknotes website, although the questions relate to topics that are present in history books as well. Learners can receive immediate online feedback for their answers.
In this literature worksheet, students will read three different viewpoints of the same story and answer the same 2 questions about each viewpoint.
Students analyze the attitudes and hostility given to African-American women within the National Women's Party. They finish the lesson plan by examining another moment in the party's history and writing about it.
In this reading instructional activity, learners practice reading for detail by studying 4 paragraphs describing the everyday life of a family man in England. Students answer 12 multiple choice questions about the story.
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read paragraphs and answer multiple choice and true and false questions about them. Students read 5 paragraphs, answer 3 multiple choice questions for each, and 10 true and false questions.
Learners study a portrait of Ginevra by Leonardo da Vinci. In this art appreciation lesson, students study this unique double-sided work by Leonardo da Vinci and are asked to create their own double-sided piece of art.
Learners explore discrimination. In this civil rights lesson, students discover how local churches and community programs attempted to educate African-Americans during the civil rights movement. Learners research the Plessy v. Ferguson court case and Jim Crow law.
Learners explore the emigration of people following the Platte River Road and the impact this has had on Nebraska. They identify with trail life. In small groups students analyze pictures of trail life and landmarks paired with journal samples. Learners take a field trip to The Mormon Trail Center, Florence to experience first hand the artifacts and primary documents of the Mormon people and life along the trail.
For this reading comprehension worksheet, students read a chart with the names of 10 famous Britons, the dates of their life spans and the age when they died. Students answer 20 questions which they can figure out by using the chart.