Reading Comprehension - Informational Passages " Leonardo da Vinci'

5th - 7th

Practice reading comprehension and teach your English acquisition class about Leonardo da Vinci. This worksheet provides a short informational text entitled, "Leonardo da Vinci." Learners answer five multiple choice comprehension questions and five multiple choice vocabulary questions. The questions are basic and straightforward.

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Letter from Leonardo da Vinci to Sforza

Expose your class to words directly from Leonardo da Vinci with this primary source document. Learners analyze the document, a letter from Leonardo da Vinci to Ludovico Sforza, the Duke of Milan, and respond to 3 short answer questions. This could be used in a unit on the Renaissance or for a direct study of Leonardo da Vinci.

Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci

Mona Lisa is a classic painting, perfect for building visual literacy and observation skills. Your class will analyze the painting, learn about Leonardo da Vinci, and complete up to nine different art-based activities. Just print to learn!

Breaking the Codex

Students work with an online multimedia show to study the life of Leonardo da Vinci in Renaissance Italy. They explore different writing systems and create an advertisement for one of Leonardo da Vinci's inventions.

Leonardo Da Vinci A Team Doncumentation Activity

Students examine the life and works of Leonardo and produce a portfolio of information which may include written reports, art works, and invention models.

Leonardo's Machines

Students explore Leonardo da Vinci's ideas about design and machines.

Leonardo da Vinci: Creative Genius

Young scholars discuss how Leonardo Da Vinci reflected the spirit of the Renaissance. They examine his achivements and explain the significance of his notebooks. They write essays on what constitutes a "rRenaissance man."

Leonardo da Vinci's Polyhedra and Intarsia

Third graders study three-dimensional figures along with da Vinci's artworks. In this visual art lesson plan, 3rd graders construct three-dimensional polygons in addition to reading new art vocabulary words.

Leonardo da Vinci

Are you studying Leonardo da Vinci in your class? This resource is made up of 3 study questions and 7 essay topics about Leonardo da Vinci that you could use to test your learners' biographical knowledge. Class members may check some of their answers on the interactive portion of the web page. These questions refer to biographical information included on the Sparknotes website.

Leonardo da Vinci

In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 47 multiple choice questions about the life and accomplishments of Leonardo da Vinci.

Leonardo da Vinci: Creative Genius

Students 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.

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