Go beyond just reading about history & make it COME ALIVE! Have students learn about figures of the Renaissance with this engaging project where they research and then become
a historical figure, all in preparation for a speed dating or networking “meet-&-greet” event.
Students utilize critical thinking, comprehension, communication, creativity, and collaboration skills in this activity.
, students get a historical figure (artist, inventor, writer, reformer, leader, explorer, etc.)
, students research and complete a graphic organizer.
, students prepare for the final event, making sure they know their information.
, students must become their historical figures in a speed dating or networking event, where they will share with others who “they” are, and they will learn about other figures and themes throughout the Renaissance.
Resources are provided for teachers to call this project a Speed Dating Event OR a Networking Event. This resource is EDITABLE
. It includes a link to a Google Doc with all materials for you to edit as you need.
This Product Includes:
✓2 Sign-Up Options
✓Research Notes Graphic Organizer
✓Complete Sources List for Students
✓Speed Dating Event Recording Sheets
✓Optional Event Task Cards and Recording sheet
✓Black & White Friendly
✓Bonus Page: L!nked !n profile worksheet
✓Teacher Guide with Differentiation Options
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