Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Finishing work on "Events That Shaped the World" Project - 3/21/2018

HOMEWORK: Continue to work on your "Events That Shaped the World" project.
Artifact and "Be the Thing" writing prompt are due TOMORROW.

  1. Open House Hosts for tomorrow - arrive between 5:00 and 5:15. Open House ends at 7:00 p.m.
  2. 17:1 and 17:2 notes due today (A PERIOD ONLY)
  3. Another way to take screenshots (and annotate them, too!)
  4. Blog Post #5 - How to recognize Italian Renaissance art
  5. Keep working on "Events That Shaped the World"
    1. Artifact - DUE TOMORROW
    2. Be the Thing write-up - DUE TOMORROW
    3. Slideshow - DUE MONDAY
    4. Full instructions - CLICK HERE

MY HISTORY LEARNING BLOG - respond using complete sentences unless otherwise directed
BLOG POST #1 - What was the most interesting thing you have learned in history so far this year? What are you looking forward to learning about between now and the end of the school year?
BLOG POST #2 - Complete this sentence: "When I think of the word Renaissance, I think of . . ."? Your blog post must include one image that relates to The Renaissance.
BLOG POST #3 - Renaissance art is known for its Realism. Look at Jan van Eyck's Portrait of Giovanni Arnolfini and His Wife (1434)Really look at it up close. Examine every detail. Create a numbered list of FIVE details that look incredibly realistic. After your list, explain what is your favorite element of the painting. In your opinion, is there any part of the painting that does NOT look realistic to you? Include a close-up screen capture of your favorite element of the painting.
BLOG POST #4 - Good grief! Why are there so many naked people in Renaissance art versus Medieval art? How did cultural attitudes change in the Renaissance and why do you see so many more naked people? What is the difference in how Adam and Eve are portrayed in Medieval vs. Renaissance art?
BLOG POST #5 - Pay close attention to the video titled, "How to recognize Italian Renaissance art." What is the most interesting thing you learned from this video today? Explain in a 2-3 sentence response. Find the part of the video that you found most interesting, pause the video at that point, then take a screenshot of it. Include that screenshot in your blog post.

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