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The Renaissance Connection

This interactive site from the Allentown Art Museum lets students travel back 500 years to the Renaissance period in art history. Students learn about the life of a Renaissance artist, become a patron of the arts, or investigate Renaissance artwork in-depth with lesson plans for language arts, art, science, social studies and math.The fully interactive version requires the Flash plug-in.

Published by Allentown Art Museum in 2007

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Curriculum Information For Resource

Snapshot
Grade Level(s):6, 7, 8
Curriculum Areas:Fine Arts
History/Social Science
Themes/Keywords: Art History
Renaissance


Vocabulary
Renaissance, art historian, aristocracy, commission, Reformation, fresco, guild, apprentice, patron


Essential Question(s)
1. What are some modern innovations and practices that are rooted in the Renaissance?

Discussion Question(s)
1. Who are the artists that are usually credited as masters and are still influencing artists today?
2. In what crafts or trades today are their masters and apprentices? What do each do in their roles?
3. If our time is considered a renaissance in technology, how does it relate to the Renaissance in terms of production?

Extension and Activities
1. Encourage students to add to the website timelines with innovations they research.
2. Suggest that students interview contemporary artists to learn about how they became artists.
3. Explore the lesson plans and collaborate with a colleague with different subject area expertise to develop another lesson.


"I believe that technology is the best focus for me
as a way to relate to the arts community."


Pat Tuttle
Visual Arts Teacher
L.A.U.S.D. - Castaic, C.A.






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