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- Beaufort, SC
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Students study the significance of flowers in art from two periods. For this Medieval and Renaissance art lesson, students research the presence and meaning of botanical illustrations in twelfth, thirtieth, and fourteenth century paintings. Students discuss Mary Gardens and create their own group of botanical impressionistic art.
High schoolers investigate the concept of the renaissance art and how it is used in history to make an influence upon history. They take notes about the research from using a variety of resources. Then students work in small cooperative groups to prepare long-term projects.
The 15th and 16th centuries marked one of the most interesting periods in European art history. The deep symbolism, allegory, rich imagery, and iconography can be found in this extensive and well-organized slideshow. From El Greco to Bosch, Durer to Grunwald, this presentation has it all!
Sixth graders explore the art and architecture of the Renaissance. For this Renaissance lesson, 6th graders examine the attributes of realism as they discuss art from the period their teacher shares with them. Students also create their own art in the style of the Renaissance artists.
Feast your eyes on some of the most beautiful and important art of the Renaissance, including paintings, sculptures, and architecture. The slides take care to detail the characteristics of each art form, but the presentation really lends itself to the interpretations of the viewer - just as the finest art tends to do. They will truly see history with new eyes after this sumptuous experience.
Differentiating between Northen European art and Italian art, these slides detail the intricacies of art during the Renaissance. Flemish, French, German, and English art, as well as the art of the "Low Countries" (Austria, Spain, and Greece) are featured in rich, brilliant colors. This walk through a virtual museum will leave your class spellbound and inspired.
Students explore the various emblems, symbols, and attributes in the Renaissance and Baroque art periods. In this art language lesson plan, students discuss and pronounce vocabulary words. Students read a French song and listen to music from Ratatouille with students identifying symbols in it. Students explore the life and art of Laurent de la Hure and analyze his "Allegory of Arithmetic." Students create an expressive work of art using symbols.