Period 2 – World History (S.A.D.I.E. – E.L.L.) Lesson Plan (8-30-2016)

Period 2 - World History


The Art of the Italian Renaissance.


The Democratic Tradition

Unit S.M.A.R.T. Goal:

10.1 – Students  will be able to relate the moral and ethical principals in ancient Greek and Roman philosophy, in Judaism, and in Christianity to the development of Western political thought.

*Unit S.M.A.R.T. Goal written with this downloadable guide -> SmartGoals Template for Educators

Today’s Objective:

Students will have created a class presentation on an artist, scientist, or architect, which was a major influence during the Italian Renaissance. (Day #2 of this objective)

*Lesson objective written with this downloadable guide -> Writing Learning Objectives Guide

Classroom Rules:

Mr Tylers Classroom Room (V2)

Class Google Drive:

Google Folder – World History Student Toolbox

Seating Chart: 

Period 2 - World History SDAIE Seating Chart (Fall 2016)


Warm Up (Roman Vocabulary)

Go to and enter room “A89559b4”.

Results  – *pending*


Task #1 – (Reminder from Yesterday)

The Italian Renaissance was a wonderful time in history for the arts. You will have the opportunity to learn about the life and talents of an artist, scientist, or architect from this time in history. You will learn of how they were inspired in their work, the sacrifices that they were required to make, and how their work was received by the individuals of that time.

While you are viewing the art take the time to appreciate the color. At the time that these pictures were painted, paint had to be created by the artist and his helpers. It took time for these individuals to crush and blend the materials used in the paint order to get the perfect shade. Look at the artist’s techniques and the details that were used in creating these masterpieces. I want you to learn to appreciate art and the effort it took to create it.

This site will help you to create a class presentation on an artist, scientist, or architect, which was a major influence during the Italian Renaissance.  It is also to help you develop your computer skills.  Be sure to read the entire WebQuest before you begin and refer to it often while completing the assignment.



STEP #1 (Reminder)

Your presentation should include but is not limited to 10 “pages”. Do NOT cut and paste. Do NOT write a book on each page. Do NOT use type size smaller than 28pts.


STEP #2 (All questions must be answered)

* At least two different works of art or inventions created by this individual with title and explanation

*What influenced this individual to become the artist, scientist, or architect?

* What type of education did they receive?

* Where did he live most of his life?

* Did they receive any support from individuals? Who were they?

* Who commissioned their work?

* What was one of their first works?

* How was their art or invention perceived in Italy during this time?

* How did they feel about their own work?

* What was their most monumental accomplishment?

* What did you find to be most interesting about this individual?


RESOURCES (these are just to help you get going):


Leonardo di Vinci:








van Eyck:





Pictures of art created by many of the artists can be found at:


Ticket Out the Door:

Ticket Out the Door



Review the material from today and be ready for a brief quiz tomorrow morning right after the bell.

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