Michelangelo Teacher Resources
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Why is arts education so important? It builds critical thinking, analysis and creative problem-solving skills. Learners review the life of Michelangelo Buonarroti, and then analyze his piece, The Pieta. After that, they'll sculpt a human figure from three different perspectives to better understand shifts in light and scale in art composition.
In this online interactive history activity, students respond to 7 short answer questions about the accomplishments of Michelangelo Buonarroti. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive activity.
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.
Discuss The Supper at Emmaus by Michelangelo with your eager sixth graders. While the painting does depict a religious scene, it is a great way to show how cultural context can be reflected in art. Viewers will learn about Michelangelo, the setting in the painting, and use the chiaroscuro technique to enhance a painting of their own.
Students are introduced to Michelangelo in this A&E influenced lesson.
In this reading comprehension instructional activity, students read a passage about Michelangelo and answer eight true or false questions and six vocabulary questions.
Students research the artist Michelangelo. In this visual arts lesson, students review the work of Michelangelo, specifically the Sistine Chapel, and simulate the experience by creating a piece of art on paper under their desk.
Children research the paintings of Italian artist Raphael and compare them to the works of Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci. They engage in close observations of one person while they prepare to paint a portrait. They create original, realistic portraits that reflect their observations and details about their subjects.
Students research information about frescos painted by famous artists such as Michelangelo and da Vinci, identify suitable subject and durable surface for their artwork, and recreate textured painting in fresco style that is suitable for framing and/or giving as gift.
Eighth graders watch A&E Biography videos about da Vinci and Michelangelo, and Ben Franklin. They research an apprenticeship and prepare an autobiography based on their guild selection.
Students compare and contrast the effects of culture upon the community and visa versa. In groups, students create Chumash style artwork and proportioned sculptures. They examine the perspective of the Renaissance Period and design their own perspective of Michelangelo's Last Supper.
Students study the artist Michelangelo and what it was like to paint the Sistine Chapel. They make paintings while lying on their backs under their desks.
In this reading comprehension worksheet, 6th graders read a short passage about Michelangelo, then answer 4 multiple choice questions. Answers are included.
Where to begin? The art of the Italian Renaissance is such a rich topic, with new techniques, new styles, and an emphasis on new subject matter. Images created by the greats such as Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, and Botticelli are here for the viewing. Each image is dissected as they exemplify the techniques of the time such as, perspective and embedded geometry.
Young scholars explore the graffiti paintings of Paco Rosic and recognize that his artworks were designed to please himself. Your class are led to identify the techniques in Paco Rosic's paintings and create graffiti art. There is material and opportunity for debate here about graffiti and its social impact. Resources provided will help inspire debate about inspiration and peceptions of certain non-traditional art forms
In this British Museum worksheet, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and more about The British Museum. Students complete 10 activities total.
Use this multiple-choice vocabulary assessment with your advanced English language learners or your native speakers. There are six sentences provided, and your class must determine which word best completes each sentence. Example words include docket, auspices, diminution, and ingenuous. Definitely a tough set of vocabulary words!
Students create 8 inch, or bigger, clay sculptures of the human form in this Art lesson introducing clay sculpting techniques. The works of artists studied in preparation include Henry Moore, Michelangelo, Degas, Rodin and John Quincy Adams Ward.
Learners use the internet to examine different types of art. They write stories using pictures and make art from pieces of garbage. They also identify primary and secondary colors.
In this online interactive world history instructional activity, students answer 26 matching questions regarding Renaissance arts. Students may submit their answers to be scored.