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Letter from Leonardo da Vinci to SforzaLesson Planet
9th - 12th
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....
Art Masterpiece: Leonardo’s Inventions—Leonardo da VinciLesson Planet
Leonardo da Vinci is the focus of a hands-on activity that encourages scholars to become inventors. Pupils brainstorm and sketch their idea, compose a detailed depiction using a mirror writing technique, and antique the paper for a...
How to Find the True Face of LeonardoLesson Planet
4 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Reading Comprehension - Informational Passages " Leonardo da Vinci'Lesson Planet
5th - 7th
Practice reading comprehension and teach your English acquisition class about Leonardo da Vinci. This learning exercise provides a short informational text entitled, "Leonardo da Vinci." Learners answer five multiple choice comprehension...
New York State Testing Program: English Language Arts Book 2Lesson Planet
7th - 9th
Practice listening and writing skills with this resource. This is a test created by the New York State Testing Program. Learners listen to a passage called "Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa" twice and write responses to the selection. They...
Perspective and Leonardo’s “Perspectograph”Lesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Filippo Brunelleschi's invention of linear perspective during the Renaissance was further developed by his apprentice, a young artist named Leonardo da Vinci. Now modern artists can give da Vinci's famous perspectograph a try with a...
Amazing Leonardo da Vinci Inventions: Make Your Own PlasticLesson Planet
5th - 12th
When you hear Leonardo da Vinci mentioned, chances are that you think of the Mona Lisa, or flying machines—but what about plastic? Learners blend heavy cream and vinegar over heat to replicate da Vinci's early organic plastic recipe.
Leonardo da Vinci: Artist, Scientist, InventorLesson Planet
10th - 12th
Students explore the connection of art, science, and history during the Renaissance Period. In this art lesson, students watch a PowerPoint presentation with examples of da Vinci's work. To finish this lesson, students write a report on...
The Codex Comes Home: Leonardo Lives in SeattleLesson Planet
9th - 12th
High schoolers complete a unit on the life of Leonardo da Vinci and the content of the Codex Leicester. They write an encyclopedia entry, watch a film, complete a data sheet, conduct Internet research, and write a letter to Bill Gates...