Renaissance Art Teacher Resources
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Sixth graders examine the renaissance period in history and explore various topics related to this time period. In this renaissance lesson, 6th graders recognize how the renaissance period changed the nature of society and consider how migration and cultural diffusion influenced other world societies.
6th Social Studies & History 46 Views 136 Downloads
A Renaissance of Jazz and Poetry
Students explore, analyze, study and read a variety of poems and listen to jazz that have their roots in the Harlem Renaissance. They then discuss the similarities and differences of themes in the works of different poets and composers.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 14 Views 50 Downloads
Students design a PowerPoint presentation to illustrate their understanding of portraiture art. In this art history activity, students gather information of portraits through history and discuss the artistic techniques used by making a multimedia presentation.
3rd - 5th 21st Century Skills 11 Views 45 Downloads
Visual Arts Sculpture, wood art,
Explore the development of wood art. In this art history instructional activity, students study the art work of Gary Stevens. They describe, analyze, and derive meaning from the art they see. They then write a theory about the artist's purpose for the work of art and support their answer with reasonable personal opinions.
K - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 32 Views 145 Downloads
Eye-Popping Op Art
Students examine and discuss work of Hungarian artist Victor Vasarely, recognize visual components of Op Art, compare traditional Renaissance perspective with Op Art's illusion of three-dimensional space, and create original painting that creates illusion of three dimensions.
K - 12th Math 21 Views 45 Downloads
Leonardo da Vinci: Creative Genius
Middle schoolers examine how Leonardo da Vinci exemplified the Renaissance period. They explore various websites, conduct Internet research, complete a chart, explore virtual da Vinci notebooks, and write an essay.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 35 Views 124 Downloads
Students explore Italian Renaissance artwork. In this visual arts lesson, students examine "Madonna, Saint Thomas Aquinas, and Saint Paul'" by Bernardo Daddi. Students investigate the use of space, scale, and proportion in the work prior to researching the work of other Italian artists.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
Identifying the Social and Cultural Context of a Period - The New Negro and the Harlem Renaissance
Students explore the social and cultural context of the Harlem Renaissance. Students take notes on post-it notes while watching videos about the Harlem Renaissance. Students define words used to describe African Americans during the nineteenth century and the Renaissance.
7th - 9th Language Arts 18 Views 52 Downloads
Renaissance and Reformation Writing for the SAT
Responding to a question on the Machiavellian principle of a ruler's need for power and ruthlessness, young historians are given writing tips and a framework for constructing a well-developed essay in 25 minutes. The given structure of the pre-writing, writing, and proofreading stages of a timed essay will be valuable for many different disciplines!
9th - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Renaissance and Reformation Chapter Test
This simple textbook assessment begins with a series of five short answer questions on major ideas from the Renaissance and Reformation. Then, young historians use their knowledge of artistic styles and developments from the period to determine the origins of a particular piece of art.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
How to Find the True Face of Leonardo
Illustrator Siegfried Woldhek describes how he analyzed over 700 of Leonardo's works in order to determine an image of the face of the famed Renaissance man. Try flipping the lesson and adding your own assessment and discussion questions to focus on how Woldhek establishes his credibility in his presentation and his actual process of analyzing Leonardo's work.
4 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
All About The Attributes
Students investigate Zenale's painting Madonna and Child. In this art attributes lesson, students study the elements of the Madonna and Child painting and understand its meaning to the Catholic faith. Students then create a painting that represents their class.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 22 Downloads
Texture Hunts and More: Madonna and Child with Saints
Students investigate different painting techniques by studying classic works of art. In this art history activity, students observe the famous Madonna and Child with Saints painting and describe the texture and images they notice.
Pre-K - K Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
All About the Attributes
Students look for visual attributes in art. In this art history lesson, students look at different visual attributes and guess at the character they represent. They look at the painting Madonna and Child with Saints by Bernardo Zenale and find the visual attributes he created.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
Andy Warhol: Pop of Pop Art
Young scholars create an original pop-art repetitive portrait based on a study of life and work of Andy Warhol. They are told that Andy Warhol, was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Students discuss how Warhol used everyday objects and images of famous people as the subjects for his work.
4th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Renaissance and Reformation Test Preparation
This multiple-choice assessment on the Renaissance and Reformation reviews topics from humanism and the protests of Martin Luther to Italian city-states. While this is a traditional assessment designed by a textbook publisher, you can use some of these questions as part of a general review or as an opportunity to practice test-taking strategies.
6th - 11th Social Studies & History 36 Views 36 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable