These cards can be used SO MANY WAYS!
28 European Renaissance Character Simulation cards.
The purpose of the cards is to get students into character. By doing this, students are able to see what life was like in Renaissance Europe environmentally, socially, and economically.
They can be used during a European Renaissance unit,
however, they have been specifically geared toward the
era of Early European Exploration (1400- 1500).
Each card gives a bio of a character living during the Renaissance and addresses different issues including:
Noblemen and women
The Silk Road
Reasons for Early Exploration
Renaissance technology (compass, astrolabe, improved ships, cartography)
Childhood and childbirth mortality
Catholic Nuns, Monks, Priests, Bishops
Holland, England, France, Scotland, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, India, New World (Americas), Muslims, Jews