Course description:



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Is the Renaissance over?

Key Concept: Time, place and space

Objectives: A-D

AOI: Human Ingenuity

ATL: Transfer

Learner Profile: Communicators



LOGBOOK

  • Week one: What were the Middle Ages?
  • Week two: Humanism and Renaissance art
  • Week three: Renaissance geography
  • Week four: Machiavelli and The Prince
  • Week five: Castiglione and "The Renaissance Man"
  • Week six: Shakespeare and Elizabeth I
  • Week seven: Scientific Revolution

ASSESSMENTS

RESOURCES


Sources 1 and 2: http://www.renaissanceconnection.org/lessonplans.html

  • Group 1 : Humanism in the Renaissance

  • Group 2: The Geography of the Renaissance


Source 3: http://www.slideshare.net/HarveyGoldberg/the-scientific-revolution-10594913

  • Group 3: Scientific Revolution and paradigm shifts


Source 4: The Early Modern Age 34-47

  • Group 4: The Renaissance Man


Source 5: handouts (we will go over this again in class)

  • Group 5: Machiavelli and The Prince

STUDENT WORK

REFLECTIONS




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What are the consequences of our creations?

Key Concept: Change

Objectives: A-D

AOI: Human Ingenuity

ATL: Information Literacy

Learner Profile: Thinker


LOGBOOK

  • Week One: What caused the Industrial Revolution?
  • Week Two: What were the principle inventions of the Industrial Revolution?
  • Week Three: Current events on technological innovations
  • Week Four: The domestic system v. the factory system
  • Week Five: Transportation, agriculture and cotton
  • Week Six: Women, children and the worst jobs ever

ASSESSMENTS

RESOURCES

STUDENT WORK

REFLECTIONS



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Why do empires fall?

Key Concept: Systems

Objectives: A1, A2; C2, C4; D1, D3

AOI: Human Ingenuity

ATL: Collaboration

Learner Profile: Reflective


LOGBOOK

  • Week One: The Republic of Rome
  • Week Two: Caesar and the fall of the Republic
  • Week Three: Augustus and the rise of the Empire
  • Week Four: Pax Romana
  • Week Five: Barbarians at the gate
  • Week Six:

ASSESSMENTS

RESOURCES

STUDENT WORK

REFLECTIONS