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   Renaissance & Reformation

   Teacher Guide ~ Unit 2


Overview A
Day A1        Day A2
Day A3        Day A4
Project A - Presentations

Overview B
Day B1        Day B2

Day B3        Day B4
Project B
- Gothic or Rose Window

Overview C
Day C1        Day C2

Day C3        Day C4
Project C - Draw like Michelangelo

Overview D
Day D1        Day D2

Day D3        Day D4
Project D
Grand Finale--
Renaissance Festival and Banquet

Validation of Learning

Student Weblinks


Time:  4 weeks         Theme:  Courage


  • The events at the end of the Middle Ages that led into the Renaissance; highlights of the Renaissance; and the Reformation or the beginning of the Protestant movement.
  • Pronouns
  • A.  Far Eastern Investigations.  Personal assignments determine what is researched, etc.  Students create personal stationery and write correspondence.
  • B: Stained glass windows
  • C: Draw a picture while laying on your back like Michelangelo
  • D: Create Renaissance Newspapers
  • Grand Finale - Renaissance Festival.  Students serve a medieval type of meal to parents and school board members or other invited guests.   Display student work from both the Medieval Unit and the Renaissance & Reformation Unit.
Bulletin Board Ideas:
  • Standing for the right is courage in shoe leather
  • Ashes to ashes, dust to dust, in the Lord Almighty I trust.
  • We're called to stand out--not blend in.
  • Don't let your faith fizzle before the finish.
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  • B: Project B - Black construction paper and colored tissue paper for stained glass windows.
  • Grand Finale:  -A Medieval Banquet for your school board members or some other small group for which you would like to show appreciation.  A simple supper of soup, bread, fresh vegetables, and a fruit cobbler can be served.  The students can display things they have made from the Medieval and Renaissance units and even put on a little program if you wish!  At least a minstrel and a troubadour-story teller!