Primavera by Sandro Botticelli
The Emergence of the Modern West
Unit Purpose: To recognize and evaluate the influence of classical ideals on emerging modern western culture.
Unit Essential Question: Were the ideals embraced by an emerging modern European society the result of innovation in a new age or simply imitation of classical thought?
Transition from Medieval to Renaissance: How did the rise of the Fourth Estate (The Merchant Class) affect Medieval Europe's political, social, religious and economic structure and traditions?
K: How accepted beliefs were challenged during the period
U: That the Medici family exemplify the merchant class' growth in power and influence as well as promote emerging artists and intellectuals
HW: Add relevant information from the documentary to the comparison chart, film questions and artist list provided in class.
Renaissance Love Songs
Online Scholarly Primary Sources Great sources here
K: How humanism affected arts and literature in Italy in the 14th and 15th centuries.
D: Identify cultural shift: Medieval vs. Renaissance Art
HW: Apply criteria of Humanistic evidence to paintings to determine their place in Renaissance history.
Share painting and determine how the art of the period reflects the spirit of the Renaissance.
Study for Quiz: Humanism in Art, literature, and politics.
Humanism Power Point for review
Email painting - include artist, title, and date.
Choose a painting other than your own that intrigued you. Complete part 5 of "reading a painting" and share why you chose the piece.
Humanism in literature, politics and art
History Study Center -- (password: welcome)
Turning the Pages: Manuscripts
Teacheroz (many renaissance links)
Learner.org renaissance related sources
Michelangelo Great Site!
|Research Linkscientific Revolution Imagery
From Homer to Vesalius (Great site)
HW: Begin Résumé and bring 2 secondary sources to class with you Thursday (email them to yourself as well).
Reflection re-writes due Thursday
Resume Due Tuesday - Please make sure you review the Guiding Questions and Rubric.
|20 Presidents Day||21 Resume due/Jigsaw
HW: Letter of Recommendation
Review Writing Requirements
Intro Protestant Reformation
|27||28||Letter of Recommendation Due|