Renaissance Inventions Teacher Resources
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Renaissance Festival: Classroom Study GuideLesson Planet
4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
This resource incorporates a variety of worksheets on the Renaissance, from crossword puzzles and timelines to an activity designing a family coat of arms. If you are considering hosting a Renaissance fair in your class or you're...
Pee Jokes, the Italian Renaissance, Commedia Dell'Arte: Crash Course Theater #12Lesson Planet
11 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Welcome to the Renaissance, known as one of the most vibrant periods in the world of theater. An informational video provides a thorough overview of the period, noting key changes that took place on the stage. After a lengthy discussion...
Writing Exercise: The Renaissance IILesson Planet
6th - 10th
Here is a cross-curricular writing exercise with limited appeal as an engaging or interactive activity. A worksheet on the Renaissance that has learners responding to 3 simple prompts, each of which can easily lead into deeper research....
Scientific Revolution: The RenaissanceLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Present key facts about the significance and controversy surrounding the scientific revolution. It defines terms and discusses people and politics in a comprehensive way. This slide show also includes a flow chart outlining what students...
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....
Chapter 1 Lesson 2: The Northern RenaissanceLesson Planet
7th - 8th
Here are five short-answer questions that are intended to accompany a textbook reading. Pupils focus on the beginning of the Northern Renaissance, art, humanism, and book printing. The last question focuses on a section in a specific...
Door Panels and Details: Renaissance Revival/Aesthetic CabinetLesson Planet
K - 5th
Young scholars 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...
Art Masterpiece—Leonardo da Vinci InventionsLesson Planet
After getting to know the inventor, Leonardo da Vinci and his many inventions, scholars think up their own invention. Following a written description and a hand-drawn picture, learners use a method of mirror writing and antiquing to give...
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.