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Explaining renaissance art


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Explaining renaissance art

  1. 1. Explaining Renaissance Art… <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Task </li></ul><ul><li>Process </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul><ul><li>By: Jennifer Meltzer at Pikesville High, BCPS </li></ul>
  2. 2. Introduction: <ul><li>This Webquest is designed to give the students of 10 th grade World History Classes the freedom to study an individual piece of Renaissance art and decide whether it is a true representation of the Renaissance period as we have previously defined in class. </li></ul><ul><li>Go Back to Table of Contents </li></ul>
  3. 3. Task: <ul><li>Your goal is to: </li></ul><ul><li>Fill out a worksheet on a piece of Renaissance art while following the webquest activity. </li></ul><ul><li>produce a brief presentation (3-5 minutes) on your analysis of a piece of “Renaissance” Art </li></ul><ul><li>Go Back to Table of Contents </li></ul>
  4. 4. Process: <ul><li>Step 1- Browse through the art work provided on the resource links and select one piece of art use. </li></ul><ul><li>Step 2- Inform the teacher of your choice and get approval. </li></ul><ul><li>Step 3- Consult your notes from class on the Renaissance and determine whether the piece you chose fits the definition of Renaissance Art. </li></ul><ul><li>(Do this by completing the worksheet provided .) </li></ul><ul><li>Step 4- Prepare a brief presentation of you conclusion. </li></ul><ul><li>Go Back to Table of Contents </li></ul>
  5. 5. Resources: <ul><li> By the Hanover College History Department and secondary sources divided into eras Offers an overview of Renaissance art with several examples. </li></ul><ul><li> The Boston College Art History Honors Program offers art examples organized by genre and artist. Famous artist of Italy: Biographical information and their works </li></ul><ul><li>An immense resource on medieval history. Most documents can be downloaded and used in class or link to other sites for individual research papers. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Primary and secondary sources divided into eras </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Renaissance tutorial </li></ul><ul><li>Art pieces </li></ul><ul><li>Go Back to Table of Contents </li></ul>
  6. 6. Evaluation: <ul><li>You will be graded according to the following scoring tool: </li></ul><ul><li>Renaissance Rubric </li></ul><ul><li>Go Back to Table of Contents </li></ul>
  7. 7. Conclusion: <ul><li>Ask the class if there are any disagreements among the arguments presented. </li></ul><ul><li>Each disagreement will be addressed which may lead to closing discussions. </li></ul><ul><li>Additionally, the class will be asked which piece of art is their favorite piece and why. Finally, the class will be asked to vote on the piece of art that serves as the best example of Renaissance art and explain why. </li></ul><ul><li>The votes will be counted and one piece of art will be selected for the on the represent this era of history.   </li></ul><ul><li>Go Back to Table of Contents </li></ul>