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177 reviewed resources for leonardo da vinci

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Letter from Leonardo da Vinci to Sforza

For Students 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....
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Art Masterpiece: Leonardo’s Inventions—Leonardo da Vinci

For Teachers 6th
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...
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Exploring the Art of Leonardo da Vinci

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders use a web worksheet to gather information about the Italian Renaissance artist, Leonardo da Vinci. They look at the front and back of the Mona Lisa, Leonardo's most famous painting. Students learn about the painting...
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Leonardo da Vinci

For Students 7th - 12th
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...
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Leonardo da Vinci

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Get the scoop on Leonardo da Vinci—the artist, inventor, and scientist—with a worksheet that challenges young scholars to read a brief informational text then show what they know by way of four multiple choice questions, a sentence...
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How to Find the True Face of Leonardo

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
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...
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Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Motion is the focus of ten hands-on activities that challenge scholars to build machines invented by Leonardo da Vinci. Following several steps, small groups work collaboratively to recreate machines including levers, pulleys, wheels,...
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Reading Comprehension - Informational Passages " Leonardo da Vinci'

For Students 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...
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Achievements of Leonardo Da Vinci

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A short clip discusses Leonardo da Vinci's art, inventions, architecture, and amazing mind. Many of his inventions and ideas have actually been built, such as tanks, man-powered flying machines, and a parachute.
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New York State Testing Program: English Language Arts Book 2

For Students 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...
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Leonardo da Vinci

For Students 7th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 47 multiple choice questions about the life and accomplishments of Leonardo da Vinci.
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Leonardo Da Vinci A Team Doncumentation Activity

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students examine the life and works of Leonardo and produce a portfolio of information which may include written reports, art works, and invention models.
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Great Minds: Leonardo da Vinci

For Students 9th - 12th
Leonardo da Vinci was not only one of the most influential artists of the 20th century, he also made noteworthy contributions to the world of science. A video discusses some of his research, inventions, and his place in history. It...
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Advanced Critical Reading: Biomimetics

For Students 8th - 11th
Instruct your class on biomimetics while practicing reading comprehension with this instructional activity. Learners read a passage that describes the efforts of scientists, starting with Leonardo da Vinci, to emulate nature to solve...
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Leonardo da Vinci: Creative Genius

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students 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."
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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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Amazing Leonardo da Vinci Inventions: Make Your Own Plastic

For Students 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.
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Take Note

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
In this note taking worksheet, students will read a 2 paragraph passage about Leonardo Da Vinci. Students will circle key words and jot notes to summarize the passage.
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Leonardo da Vinci: Creative Genius

For Teachers 6th - 8th
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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The Art of the Italian Renaissance

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Where to begin? The art of the Italian Renaissance is such a rich topic, with new techniques, new styles, and an emphasis on new subject matter. Images created by the greats such as Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, and Botticelli are...
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Leonardo da Vinci: Artist, Scientist, Inventor

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars explore the connection of art, science, and history during the Renaissance Period. In this art lesson plan, students watch a PowerPoint presentation with examples of da Vinci's work. To finish this lesson plan, young...
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The Codex Comes Home: Leonardo Lives in Seattle

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students 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 about...
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Uncovering Renaissance Secrets

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students explore Leonardo Da Vinci's workshop and get a glimpse into what it was like to live like an artist in the Renaissance. They discover how other aspects of civilization evolved during the Renaissance and why.
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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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