Michelangelo Teacher Resources
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In this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 7 short answer questions about the accomplishments of Michelangelo Buonarroti. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet.
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.
Students are introduced to Michelangelo in this A&E influenced lesson plan.
For this reading comprehension worksheet, students read a passage about Michelangelo and answer eight true or false questions and six vocabulary questions.
Pupils 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.
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.
Learners 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.
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.
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.
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.
Learners examine Michelangelo's art and paint/color scenes which are taped to the underside of their desk.
In this primary source analysis instructional activity, students examine the photographs of pietàs by Michelangelo and then respond to 3 short answer questions.
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.
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.
From Michelangelo and Rembrandt to perspective and apprentice, check out this simple matching activity for your young learners to use when reviewing Renaissance key terms.
What a fun way to mix up your traditional multiple-choice quiz on the Renaissance! After completing a activity reviewing significant Renaissance artists and events, your learners will have the opportunity see if tiles that correspond to their answers fit together correctly to form an image of a Renaissance masterpiece, the Mona Lisa!
Why is the master and creator of this history-based video series claiming the Renaissance didn't even happen? Listen as he offers evidence for this interesting take on the period. The video discusses the significance of trade and wealth in Italy, the influence of the Ottoman and Islamic empire on the Renaissance, and the lasting impact of humanism in fifteenth and sixteenth century Europe.
Peek into the past and meet some famous Renaissance men. You'll learn about the great works and accomplishments of four contributors to the Renaissance legacy. Raphael, Michelangelo, Palestrina, and Di Vinci are all discussed in this wonderful presentation.
The Cinquecento period was a span of approximately 100 years of Italian art and architecture. This extensive slideshow provides wonderful images of the art and architecture of the time. It focuses on masters such as Da Vinci, Raphael, and Michelangelo, as well is prominent architecture and frescoes of the period.