Want a fun activity to review vocabulary terms for a unit on the Renaissance? Looking for an enrichment activity in history? Try my Renaissance Secret Message Review activity. The activity involves students working individually or in groups to review vocabulary terms/famous people of the Renaissance. Then,a following direction activity is next where students place letters from the different terms into boxes found at the end of the activity page. Once all the boxes are filled, a "secret message" about the Renaissance is revealed! The teacher page includes additional information to share about the "secret message".
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Great to use after using my Renaissance Webquest! This 10 question webquest on the Renaissance is packed with lots of information.Extension activities, comprehension questions, fun facts and resource links and key.This activity can be done as a one day lesson to learn about the Renaissance or several days if you wish to use the extension activities. Skills include:reading for information and using research/computer skills. Renaissance, A Webquest
2. Use this informative Reader's Theater Script to learn about Marco Polo. Marco Polo helped to start the Age of Discovery with his book on his adventures to China. The fun/informative play uses the format of Marco Polo being a guest on a talk show and the studio audience asks questions about his life. Part of my Ms. Bie Ografee's Talk Show Series:Marco Polo, A Reader's Theater Script
3. Studying the Renaissance? Studying famous artists in history?Need a biographical play to use with your students? Try my Reader's Theater Script on Leonardo da Vinci. Includes comprehension questions and extension activities. Great addition to a study of the Renaissance, art history or a Friday biography day! Part of my Ms. Bie Ografee's Talk Show Series, studio audience questioners ask da Vinci questions about his life. Leonardo daVinci, A Reader's Theater Script
4. Learn about Michelangelo, one of the world's greatest sculptor and painter, with this reader's theater script! Included are 7 questioners, comprehension questions, a Did You Know? section, a teachers page with extension activities, links and the key.Great addition to a unit on the Renaissance,art history or for a Friday biography day! Ms. Bie Ografee's Talk Show Series.Audience Questioners ask questions of Michelangelo:Michelangelo, A Reader's Theater Script