Friday, April 12, 2019

HIST7 - April 12, 2019

ESSENTIAL QUESTION/BIG IDEA:  What was the Reformation, where was it happening, and who were the leaders of the Reformation?
HOMEWORK: Make sure you are caught up on Blog Posts #1-10.

  1. Let's review our list of grievances one more time - PROTEST LIST HERE
  2. Check out the Tudor Family Tree - it can definitely help to sort out all of the Tudor family craziness!
  3. "Discovering Anne Boleyn"
    2. Take a moment to look over all the questions BEFORE we watch the video; you may either answer the questions during the video, or after it finishes
    3. Watch the first 18:05 of "Henry and Anne: The Lovers Who Changed History"--we will stop at the part where Anne Boleyn looks into the camera and says, "The time will come; I, Anne Boleyn"
  4. Watch the conclusion of The Other Boleyn Girl
  5. Work on Blog Post #11
  6. We need to be heading out the door at 11:55 a.m. so we can nail our list of grievances to the front of the school
BLOG POST #11 - In your opinion, what motivated King Henry VIII to act the way he did? Was his behavior justified? Why would six different women want to marry him, and why did so many more want to be with him? Based on what you've learned, whose story is more tragic: Catherine of Aragon or Anne Boleyn? Why?

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.
BLOG POST #6 - How does linear perspective work? In groups of 1, 2, or 3, create a 30-second video to demonstrate linear perspective, upload that video to Google Drive, SHARE that video publicly, then embed that video into your blog post.
BLOG POST #7 - Check out all the pieces of art in the "Selected Works of the Renaissance" I have curated for you. Choose one piece of art and learn more about it independently. Read the article about the artist and the specific work of art. Then answer these questions in your blog post: Q1: Which piece of art did you choose and who is the artist? Q2: According to your research and observations, why do you believe the artist created this work? Q3: It is said that "the best Renaissance art has the power to speak to people across time." In what ways does this piece speak to you, some 500 years after it was created? If this piece of art could talk, what would it say? Q4: In your opinion, what is the most interesting or thought-provoking part of the painting or sculpture? Take a screenshot and share in a paragraph of 3-5 sentences why this particular part of the piece is interesting. - CLICK HERE
BLOG POST #8 - Think of the things that could use improvement here at Rio Norte. What's not working quite right? In what ways could our school be better? Discuss with a partner, then make a list of ten things you think could be better here at school. We will use these to build a "protest list" later this week.
BLOG POST #9 - Read the passage from The Hawk That Dare Not Hunt by Day on pages 510-511 in the textbook. Then answer this prompt: "The narrator and his uncle have already faced great danger in bringing Tyndale's Bibles into England. Think about the future dangers they might face. Then, write a short sequel to the scene. Tell what could happen when the narrator and his uncle try to bring the Bibles into London." Your short sequel should about two paragraphs.
BLOG POST #10 - Read "Letter from Catherine of Aragon to King Henry VIII" and answer the discussion questions using complete sentences.
ASSIGNMENT 10.5 - This one is on paper. Discovering Anne Boleyn. Watch the first 18 minutes of this video then answer the questions.
BLOG POST #11 - In your opinion, what motivated King Henry VIII to act the way he did? Was his behavior justified? Who's story is more tragic: Catherine of Aragon or Anne Boleyn? Why?

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