Renaissance Unit Activities | 12 Student-Centered Activities for the Renaissance

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In this Renaissance Unit activities set, you receive a TON of resources on Renaissance Art, the Scientific Revolution, the Gutenberg Press, Martin Luther, the Reformation, Explorers, William Shakespeare, King Henry VIII, and much more! This bundle is discounted to save you significantly over purchasing items separately.

The Renaissance Unit Bundle contains the following resources:

✔ 1.) Renaissance Unit Project! A student-driven research project-Everything included!

✔ 2.) Renaissance Unit Guided Notes! 80+ Page PowerPoint & Notes to Teach Renaissance!

✔ 3.) 12 The History of Printing, Johannes Gutenberg, and the Gutenberg Bible!

✔ 4.) The Life of William Shakespeare Web Quest

✔ 5.) A William Shakespeare CSI Investigation: Did William Shakespeare even exist?

✔ 6.) The Life & Times of King Henry VIII: Students as historians, poets, & reporters!

✔ 7.) Scientific Revolution Student Reading and Primary Source Assignment!

✔ 8.) The Age of Exploration Mini-Unit! A 6-Step Scavenger Hunt for 10 Explorers!

✔ 9.) Christopher Columbus: Hero or Villain? Students investigate his legacy with DBQ!

✔ 10.) Martin Luther Tweets His 95 Theses! The Protestant Reformation & Modern Day!

✔ 11.) The Renaissance Webquest: An Art Exploration! Da Vinci & Michelangelo!

✔ 12.) Renaissance "I Can" Statements & Learning Goals! Log & Measure Renaissance Goals

PLUS an editable assessment is included with this Renaissance Unit!


Looking for more Renaissance supplements?

✮ Engage ALL learners with the Renaissance Differentiated Warmups!

✮ Use the Renaissance Interactive Notebook to bring hands-on learning to life!

✮ Flip your classroom with the Renaissance DIGITAL Notebook


This unit is also included in larger curriculum bundles designed to save you money!

The World History European Bundle! Greece, Rome, the Middle Ages, Renaissance!

World History Complete Curriculum

World History Complete Curriculum PLUS


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Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
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Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).


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