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The Renaissance Period - People
Middle schoolers study about the Renaissance Period. Then, they choose one person: Michelangelo, Galileo, Martin Luther, and Leonardo da Vinci and write a paper about that person.
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Renaissance Festival: Classroom Study Guide
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...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Multiple Choice Masterpiece
What a fun way to mix up your traditional multiple-choice quiz on the Renaissance! After completing a activity reviewing significant Renaissance artists and events, your learners will have the opportunity see if tiles that correspond to...
6th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Renaissance: Italy and the Middle Ages
A presentation with critical thinking, document analysis, and regents questions! Examine the shifts in art, learning, and understanding that took place during the Italian Renaissance. A look at the differences between the early...
7th - 8th Social Studies & History
The Harlem Renaissance Births a Black Culture
Students examine the men and women who were a part of the Harlem Renaissance. Individually, they recreate their favorite pieces of art from the time period and create their own original works after reading poem from the movement. In...
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Teach21 Lesson: Harlem Renaissance, Lesson 2/11
Using the poem "Harlem" by Walter Dean Myers as their guide, middle schoolers explore the messages and contributions of the Harlem Renaissance. They choose one figure from the period (one mentioned in the poem, or otherwise) and complete...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Langston Hughes- Mini Biography
When delving into such writings as "I Too Sing America" or "The Negro Speaks of Rivers" by poet, novelist, and playwright Langston Hughes, don't forget to provide this important historical background information on the Harlem Renaissance...
4 mins 8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable