History 8-2, Assignment Six, Beginnings of the Renaissance




Assignment Five
Beginnings of the Renaissance

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During the 1400s, art, science, and exploration began to change and grow. We are going to explore why.Madonna of the Meadow


Description


Objectives

Students will identify and describe the significant impacts of their assigned scientist or artist.

Essential questions

How did the Renaissance affect our world?

Special instructions

You are going to create a presentation about one of the great scientists or artists of the Renaissance. Your presentation needs to answers to the following questions.

You should find enough information in the links in the right column to answer your questions. If you need to search elsewhere, be cautious. It's probably best to ask permission.

  1. Create a simple biography of your person.
  2. For what was your person best known during their lifetime? Why?
  3. Where did they live and work and study?
  4. What made them famous?
  5. Why do we study them and know about them now?
  6. Show some examples of their work.
  7. For what are they best remembered today?


DaVinci Group

  • Ellie
  • Logan
  • Shelby


Michelangelo Group

  • Tyleigh
  • Kolby
  • Buddy


Donatello Group

  • Joe
  • Ikaika
  • Jaxon


Galileo Group

  • Robert
  • Jacob
  • Jared


Jan van Eyck Group

  • Elexis
  • Kollin
  • Ethan



You need to assemble your answer into a Google slide show of about 8 to 10 slides. Your presentation should be limited to about 10 minutes.



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Jan Van Eyck

One, Two, Three


Da Vinci
One, Two, Three


Michelangelo
One, Two, Three


Donatello
One, Two, Three


Galileo
One, Two, Three

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