Albrecht Durer Lecture and Linocut Art Project
Albrecht Dürer is one of the most prolific and influential printmakers in this history of art. He was a German artist who worked with Martin Luther and helped promote the Protestant Reformation in the 16th century. One of Dürer's most famous prints is The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. This zip d...
Leonardo da Vinci Art Projects for Kids
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Leonardo da Vinci Reading and Interactive Notebook Activity
This engaging and interactive resource provides a 1 page reading on the Renaissance Man Leonardo da Vinci along with a reading worksheet, and two versions of an Interactive Notebook resource!
Black Plague Reading Worksheet
Black Plague Reading WorksheetThis is a simple, fascinating reading guide about the Bubonic Plague or Black Death. It explains how it began and spread, its symptoms, and the effect it had on European society. It makes for an excellent homework or in-class reading assignment because it can be complet...
Our final unit study of the year turned out to be a great one – even if it was on the lighter side of book learning. We had just finished an intensive study of the Middle Ages, which naturally covers a lot of Renaissance history. So, the main purpose of this study was to tie... Read More
The Black Death - A TED-Ed Lesson
One of my favorite examples of using video to teach short lessons is the Black Death in 90 Seconds. It's a simple video that demonstrates that you don't have to create a fancy video to deliver a quality lesson. While the video is good, it's not a complete lesson on its own. To extend the lesson take a look at this new TED-Ed video, The Past, Present, and Future of the Bubonic Plague. You might enjoy reading: Free Technology for Teachers: theLearnia Offers a Good Way to... Free Technology for…
Finishing Michelangelo with some Soap Sculpting
Well we finally finished our Michelangelo study with some soap sculpting! A lot of thought went into that dynamic title of this posting ey? Bet you were wondering what this post would be about until I explained it. We started with a bar of Earthwise natural soap cause I only have natural soaps in our house and of course never thought to google a good soap for carving. Thankfully these held up really well under the carving process. These particular bars were a lemongrass and manuka honey…
Renaissance Art (AP Euro Review)
http://www.tomrichey.net/euroMr. Richey talks about Renaissance art and the revival of classical styles with his AP Euro students.
Exploring Pascal's Triangle
This activity is an introduction to the many mathematical properties found in Pascal's Triangle. Your students will search for several different patterns among the numbers of the triangle. Intended for middle school students, Exploring Pascal's Triangle includes these concepts: • patterns • sums • ...