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

Assignment Six

The Renaissance and Early Reformation

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During the 1400s and early 1500s, art, science, and exploration began to change and grow. We are going to explore why.

Madonna of the Meadow

The Madonna of the Meadow by Bellini

 

 

Description

Objectives

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

Essential questions

How did the Renaissance and Early Reformation affect our world?

Special instructions

You are going to create a basic five paragraph essay about one of the people listed in the right-hand column.

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?

 

 

Links

Printed Files

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Online Files

Jan Van Eyck
One, Two, Three

Leonardo da Vinci
One, Two, Three

Michelangelo
One, Two, Three

Donatello
One, Two, Three

Galileo
One, Two, Three

Pieter Bruegel
One, Two, Three

Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor
One, Two, Three

Henry VIII (Jabba the Hut)
One, Two, Three