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141 resources with the concept the renaissance

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Crash Course Theater and Drama

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Forsooth! Here’s a collection that has everything you ever wanted to know about the theater and drama—everyone from Aristotle to Chikamatsu, from Moliere to Shakespeare to Williams. From Banraku to Zaju, every type from comedy to...
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The Many Meanings of Michelangelo's Statue of David

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Invite your learners to consider how the context of an artwork can alter its meaning and interpretation throughout its history by examining the intriguing history behind Michelangelo's statue of David. The video discusses how the...
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English Renaissance History: The Tudor (and Stuart) Monarchy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
My oh my, there sure is a lot of intrigue surrounding that Tudor family! With rich text and image-filled slides, you'll be able to discuss the Tudor Monarchy in great detail. The presentation starts with a brief introduction to King...
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The Body Talks

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Young historians examine the gestures of human subjects represented in Mannerist, Baroque and Renaissance paintings. After they play charades and attempt to match dialogue with body language, learners create a drawing that includes...
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Cinquecento Italian Art

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
The Cinquecento period was a span of approximately 100 years of Italian art and architecture. This extensive slideshow provides wonderful images of the art and architecture of the time. It focuses on masters such as Da Vinci, Raphael,...
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2017 AP® European History Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How did the Renaissance change the politics and culture of Europe? What led to the rise of the welfare state? What did family life look like in Europe during the 1700s? Learners consider these historical questions using structured...
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The Spanish Golden Age: Crash Course Theater #19

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Heads up! In the Golden Age, women threw cucumbers at other audience members. This detail is just one of many fun facts a video about Spanish theater during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries covers. Other information the resource...
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Straight Outta Stratford-Upon-Avon - Shakespeare's Early Days: Crash Course Theater #14

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Who would've guessed that a boy from the sleepy town Stratford-upon-Avon would grow up to become one of the greatest playwrights of all time? Scholars only know a few details about Shakespeare's early life, but that information is the...
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The English Renaissance and NOT Shakespeare: Crash Course Theater #13

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Believe it or not, Shakespeare wasn't the only British playwright to rise to fame during the Renaissance. Writers other than the Bard make up the content of a video about British theater during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. The...
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The Rise and Fall of the Byzantine Empire

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Empires come and empires go, and some aren't even known as empires until after they fall. Such is the case with what is today called the Byzantine Empire. Learn more about the history of the empire, founded by Emperor Constantine, that...
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Perspective and Leonardo’s “Perspectograph”

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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Why Babies in Medieval Paintings Look Like Ugly Old Men

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Have you ever noticed that babies in paintings from the Middle Ages look a little...strange? Find out why with an informative and amusing video about the moment artists decided to make babies look cute again.
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Philosophy - Montaigne

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
You can reach achievement with an ordinary, moral life without the proper education of past philosophy! So says Michel de Montaigne in a short analysis video that succinctly explains his views on academia, the virtue of a good life, and...
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Lesson Plan: A Writer’s Odyssey

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Looking for a fresh approach to an end-of-unit project for The Odyssey? Check out a resource that has class members write their own hero's journey short story and then craft an illustration that depicts their tale. Apollonio di...
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The Origins of Ballet

For Students 7th - 10th
The role of Louis XIV, the Royal Academy of Dance and the Paris Opera Ballet, the five main positions of the body are are featured in a short video that traces the history of Ballet, the little dance.
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World History and Geography to 1500 A.D.

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Here's a great resource for your curriculum library. The 240-page packet, organized into units by topics, includes sample lesson plans, links to primary and secondary source documents, worksheets, activities, and sample assessments.
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Reformation Dossiers

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
If you were living during the Reformation and had to choose between arresting Henry VIII, Pope Leo X, or the Grand Inquisitor of the Catholic Church, who would you pick? This engaging assignment will have your young historians critically...
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Mingle and Match

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
From Michelangelo and Rembrandt to perspective and apprentice, check out this simple matching activity for your young learners to use when reviewing Renaissance key terms.
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Italian City-States

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Check out this packet of worksheets involving mapping activities, vocabulary logging, reading and comprehending informational texts, etc., which focuses on Italian city-states during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. There are also...
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Renaissance and Reformation Chapter Test

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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Renaissance and Reformation Writing for the SAT

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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Is There a Difference Between Art and Craft?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
How do we come to view objects and artifacts as art? What terms and ideas do we associate with craft instead? The distinction between art and craft may be subtle, but has profound roots in art history and the development of western...
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Renaissance and Reformation Chapter Review

For Students 6th - 11th Standards
Review key terms, vocabulary, sequence of events, and themes from the Renaissance and Reformation with this textbook chapter review. While designed by a publisher for a particular text, this resource can be incorporated into any...
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Renaissance and Reformation Chapter Test

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
This is a traditional textbook chapter test on the Renaissance and Reformation, complete with eight multiple choice questions, six fill-in-the-blank, and a 10-question matching section identifying key individuals and terms from the...