Thursday, March 14, 2019

HIST7 - March 14, 2019


ESSENTIAL QUESTION/BIG IDEA: How can you identify a painting of the Northern Renaissance? What makes the Northern Renaissance different than the Italian Renaissance?
HOMEWORK: Make sure your Learning Blog posts are up to date.

AGENDA
  1. Be present at break times
  2. 17:1 and 17:2 Quiz today; 17:3 and 17:4 will be next week
  3. Blog Posts #1-4 should be complete by Tuesday
  4. The Nude in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance
    1. Read the ARTICLE HERE
    2. Check out these two slides HERE (they are also in the slideshow below)
    3. Respond to Blog Post #4
  5. If we have time, we'll start on Blog Post #5
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?


MY HISTORY LEARNING BLOG - respond using complete sentences unless told otherwise
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? 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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