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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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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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Renaissance and Reformation Test Preparation

For Students 6th - 11th Standards
This multiple-choice assessment on the Renaissance and Reformation reviews topics from humanism and the protests of Martin Luther to Italian city-states. While this is a traditional assessment designed by a textbook publisher, you can...
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Pee Jokes, the Italian Renaissance, Commedia Dell'Arte: Crash Course Theater #12

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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Renaissance Biographies

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Listening to a selected read aloud and using multiple research sources, your class will research a major figure of the Renaissance. They then will write a biography of the individual chosen and review and edit a partner's biography using...
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Reviving the Renaissance

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Bring the Internet and the Renaissance together in this presentation assignment. Middle schoolers give a presentation on the Renaissance, using computers to both research and create the slides. The lesson includes a short assessment as...
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The United States in the 1920s: The New Negro Movement and the Harlem Renaissance

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Music, writing, and activism all tell the story of history! The resource uses these elements and more in a presentation to discuss the Jazz Age and Harlem Renaissance. Your class views biographies, discusses important events, and...
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Visualizing Jazz Scenes From the Harlem Renaissance

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students identify themes of selected nonfiction, fiction, poetry and art to Harlem Renaissance jazz and describe the impact of jazz on African-American literature of the Harlem Renaissance
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The Harlem Renaissance

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders discuss the Harlem Renaissance and the main artists to come out of that time period. They will also discuss how the Harlem Renaissance has influenced modern life and create a Web Quest that will chronicle their Internet...
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The Renaissance

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Introduce your class to the Renaissance with a presentation focused on humanism, secularism, and a shift in thinking. It also features document-based questioning and critical thinking. Two slides include a primary source quote and...
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Renaissance Feast & Fancy

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders investigate the recreation, music, clothing, and food of the Renaissance period. In small groups, they research a topic, and plan activities, music, food, and costumes to be used in a Renaissance Feast.
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Harlem Renaissance Research Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers complete a group research project on the Harlem Renaissance. In this Harlem instructional activity, students pick from a list of topics all related to the Harlem renaissance. They create a PowerPoint presentation, topic...
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Harlem Renaissance: Pivotal Period in the Development of Afro-American Culture

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Learners examine the time period of the Harlem Renaissance. In groups, they compare and contrast the type of art before and after the movement along with the state of society at the time. After reading a book on the topic of their...
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Florence and the Renaissance: Art, Architecture and Politics

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students, in groups, prepare a presentation using slides or other visual media, on art, architecture, government, religion, economics and geography of the Florentine Renaissance. Working as an individual, prepare a two to four page paper...
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Western Civilizations, Chapter 16: Scientific Revolution

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Engage your historians in the Scientific Revolution with a collection of interactive tools. This section outlines the Scientific Revolution and its significance within the context of the Renaissance. Scholars use the Chrono-Sequencer to...
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World History Fall Final: Ancient History to the American Revolution

For Teachers 7th - 9th
A variety of topics and activities make up this presentation, which prompts viewers to answer questions from the Stone Age to the American Revolution. Note: You may find some slides more useful and pertinent than others.
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Michelangelo Buonarroti

For Students 8th - 12th
This online interactive history quiz is made up of 25 multiple choice questions about Michelangelo Buonarroti. The quiz is based on information included on the Sparknotes website, although the questions relate to topics that are present...
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World History Pre-Assessment

For Teachers 9th - 11th
What do the members of your class already know about world history? This is a fabulous pre-assessment that will illustrate the varying levels of general world history knowledge among your young historians that you can use to inform your...
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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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A Meeting Of Renaissance Minds

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders investigate the contributions of individuals during the Italian and Harlem Renaissance periods. In this Italian and Harlem Renaissance lesson plan, 7th graders research the two eras before writing a script. They write a...
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Jazz In America

For Teachers K - 12th
Students gain a fundamental understanding of the role of jazz in the Harlem Renaissance. They explain its historical significance and cultural implications.
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The Harlem Renaissance Movement and its Music

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Harlem Renaissance lesson plans can bring the music, poetry, and literature of this time period alive.
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Langston Hughes: Artist and Historian

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the life and works of Langston Hughes. In groups, they research the characteristics of the Harlem Renaissance and how Hughes' poems relate to the era. They use the themes in his writings and relate it to the Great...
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Meet the Architects

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students study the architects of the Renaissance. In this architecture lesson, students research the lives and accomplishments of Brunelleschi, Bramante, Michelangelo, de Vinci, and Raphael. Students present their findings to their...

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