To understand how life changed in Europe during the period of the Renaissance.
1 class period
The lesson begins by reading an introductory paragraph with the class.
Students then read through a series of 45 sentences which describe events that took place during the Middle Ages or the Renaissance. Class members must fill in the space next to each sentence with MA for Middle Ages or R for Renaissance.
This activity works well for individual students or pairs.
Teacher Instructions and answer key included, along with a 20-question follow up quiz to measure student progress. The quiz can also be given as a homework assignment or used as a review exercise later in the school year.