Era 6 Standard 2
How European society experienced political, economic, and cultural transformations in an age of global intercommunication, 1450-1750.
Era 6 Standard 2B
The student understands the Renaissance, Reformation, and Catholic Reformation.
Era 6 Standard 2.B.1
Analyze the social and intellectual significance of the technological innovation of printing with movable type.
The School of Athens, by the Italian Renaissance artist Raphael
The Flagellation by Piero della Francesca 1455
Era 6 Standard 2.B.2
Explain connections between the Italian Renaissance and the development of humanist ideas in Europe north of the Alps.
Era 6 Standard 2.B.3
Evaluate major achievements in literature, music, painting, sculpture, and architecture in 16th-century Europe.
Below is an activity that requires some reading about Leonardo & the Renaissance, but leads to the building of either his parachute or helicopter... copies are in the file cabinet.
The Painting on the top of the Sistine Chapel - the official residence of the Pope in the Vatican City. Painted by many Renaissance artists including, most famously, Michelangelo http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sistine_Chapel
Flocabulary's "You Need a Renaissance" Rap.
Ask Fulbright to hear the audio & see the book, this is just a PDF copy to give you an idea. You can use this any way you want, you can even write another rap if you want...
You can't play the song on the website without a subscription, but just so you can see it- http://flocabulary.com/renaissance-and-reformation/
Era 6 Standard 2.B.4
Explain discontent among Europeans with the late medieval Church and analyze the beliefs and ideas of the leading Protestant reformers.
Set #1 - Luther's Reformation
Set #2 The English Reformation
Era 6 Standard 2.B.5
Explain the aims and policies of the Catholic Reformation and assess the impact of religious reforms and divisions on European cultural values, family life, convent communities, and men’s and women’s education.
Era 6 Standard 2.B.6
Analyze causes of religious wars in 16th- and 17th-century Europe and account for the rise of religious pluralism