Renaissance Art Teacher Resources
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15th Century Northern Renaissance Art
Build a better understanding of art history, artistic symbolism, and visual literacy for the art produced in Northern Italy during the fifteenth century. These slides contain notes, information, and a full analysis of paintings composed by greats like, Van Eyck, Van Der Wyden, Van Der Goes, and Campin.
11th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 9 Downloads
Door Panels and Details: Renaissance Revival/Aesthetic Cabinet
Students investigate the history of cabinetry and furniture, specifically the Renaissance period. In this art history lesson, students investigate photographs of the Renaissance Revival/Aesthetic Cabinet, and examine the small characteristics and details.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads
Renaissance: Italy and the Middle Ages
A presentation with critical thinking, document analysis, and regents questions! Examine the shifts in art, learning, and understanding that took place during the Italian Renaissance. A look at the differences between the early Renaissance and the late Dark Ages makes for an easy compare and contrast activity.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 38 Views 78 Downloads
Introduce the Renaissance to the class by first describing the thinking and ideology that pushed the movement into action. Humanism, secularism, and a shift in thinking are the focus of this presentation. It also features document-based questioning and critical thinking.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 33 Views 99 Downloads
Renaissance Flash Cards
Provide your class with a set of flash cards all related to the people of the Renaissance period. There are ten cards total that are intended to help learners recall who, what, and when about Renaissance art and architecture.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 15 Views 67 Downloads
New Review 16th Century Renaissance Outside Italy
The profound influence of religion and politics on 16th Century art and architecture becomes readily apparent in a 113-slide PowerPoint presentation. Although designed for AP history of art and humanities classes, the presentation would appeal to anyone interested in this fascinating period.
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Medieval and Renaissance Art at the Art Institute
Students examine several Medieval and Renaissance works of art, including painting and sculpture, at the Art Institute of Chicago. They use worksheets and discussion questions to enhance their interpretation of the pieces.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 25 Downloads
Rhythm and Improv, Jazz and Poetry
Connect the ideas of jazz improvisation and art to writing poetry. Learners collaborate and write different lines of poetry, imitating the jazz styles of improvisation and freewriting. Take a close look at the poems "Tenebrae" by Yusef Komunyakaa, "Tapping" by Sonia Sanchez, and "Dream Boogie" by Langston Hughes.
11th - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 21 Downloads
Poets Got Them Blues
Contemplate what music learners listen to and why they listen. Can they find poetry within music lyrics? Specifically hone in on blues lyrics and ruminate upon the social issues prevalent in the themes. Particular song lyrics coincide with poets like Langston Hughes and his writing "Weary Blues.
11th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 20 Downloads
Waking Dreams: A Teacher's Guide
A teacher's guide for a seminar held at the Cincinnati Art Museum includes a full description of several Pre-Raphaelite art pieces, artists, and connecting literary works. Excerpts from authors and poets can help you make the connection between art and literature for your class.
12th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 22 Views 70 Downloads
Kids research aspects of African art and culture as it is seen in Africa and in Puerto Rico. They use their findings to write comparative essays and to create comparative art pieces that represent African groups in each geographical location.
3rd - 8th Language Arts 6 Views 14 Downloads
A Writer's Odyssey
Bring art and literature together with these interdisciplinary activities. As learners read The Odyssey, they also look at Apollonio di Giovanni's painting The Adventures of Ulysses. Various questions are listed for scholars to consider as they read, and a summary activity is outlined.
11th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Every Picture Tells a Story
Students examine the role of the visual arts in relaying information about the values, beliefs, and everyday life of a society at a particular period of time, focusing specifically on artwork from the Renaissance period.
7th - 11th Social Studies & History 16 Views 118 Downloads
Baroque Art: 1600-1750
Wow, this presentation covers the entire Baroque period. Definitions, characteristics, and many examples of Baroque art from 1600-1750 are covered in this extensive resource. The period examples are shown in the context of their region, which makes drawing parallels between the art, imagery, and social context highly accessable.
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 16 Views 25 Downloads
Allegory: A Language Beyond Words: Meanings of Emblems/Symbols/Attributes: Iconography in Baroque/Renaissance Art and Sculpture
Students explore the various emblems, symbols, and attributes in the Renaissance and Baroque art periods. In this art language lesson, students discuss and pronounce vocabulary words. Students read a French song and listen to music from Ratatouille with students identifying symbols in it.
7th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts 13 Views 42 Downloads
Young artists are immersed into the tranformative world of Manneristic Art and Architecture during the Renaissance in this vivid presentation. Providing not only clear and concise charactertistics of Mannerism but examples of many Manneristic pieces, the slideshow is like a walk through an exquisite art museum with a taleted guide.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 25 Downloads