Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Research Project

Click the link below to find the rubrics and some helpful information about the last project for the year.

https://mrduffhistoryclass.wikispaces.com/Choice+Board+and+Help+Site

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Research Project

This is an project designed to allow you to research a topic of interest within a period of time known as the Renaissance, Reformation, and Scientific Revolution. You will be allowed to choose a partner, topic, and project. At the end of the project, you will present your project to the class. This is a major grade and will most likely be the last grade of the year. You may choose any project from the choice board in the classroom. Rubrics are available here:https://mrduffhistoryclass.wikispaces.com/Choice+Board+and+Help+Site
Please be sure to check the requirements at this site. Failure to do so may result in a lower grade. Chapter 27, 28, 29, 30, and 31 in the book should be a good resource to start with for some topics.


Driving Question:
What is the legacy of your person or work of art? What contributions did they make to world history?

Questions to answer in your project:
Who, What, Where, When, Significance?
Define the Renaissance, Reformation, or Scientific Revolution
Answer the driving question


Possible Topics

Artists
Michaelangelo
Donatello
Raphael
Leonardo daVinci
Lorenzo de Medici
Albrecht Durer
Titian
Bartolommeo Bandinelli
Filippo Brunelleschi

Artwork
paintings
Mona Lisa
Last Supper
Sistine Chapel Birth of David
The School of Athens
Madonna del Prato
Da Vinci's Notebooks

sculpture
David
Pieta
Moses


Reformation

Martin Luther
John Calvin
King Henry VIII

Other
Queen Elizabeth I
Miguel Cervantes
William Shakespeare
Petrarch
Dante Alighieri
Machiavelli
Johannes Gutenberg
Thomas More
Copernicus
Galileo
Kepler
Newton




Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Daily Life in the Middle Ages

Daily life in the Middle Ages Assignment
Complete in Google Classroom


Middle Ages Daily Life Response


Use the following sites to research life in the Middle Ages in Europe.

http://www.learner.org/interactives/middleages/feudal.html
http://medievaleurope.mrdonn.org/dailylife.html

Choose a topic to report on. Here are some suggestions:

Clothing
Health
Religion
Town Life
Marriage
Food and Feasts
Life of Peasants
Women

Read about your topic and write a one paragraph description of the topic. Turn this in in your Google Classroom site. Be sure to include important details about your topic.

Questions to consider:

Why is this topic important to understanding daily life in Middle Ages Europe?
What are the most important aspects of your topic?
How would your topic on daily life compare to your own life? Are there similarities?



Task:

Write a one paragraph summary/description of one aspect of feudal society in Medieval Europe. Be sure to put it in your own words.

Friday, May 6, 2016