"Story of Women and Art" - see the "film notes" document should you wish to review it.
Due (Date to be determined) Machiavelli worksheet: You are to read the text, answer the questions, and turn it in on the due date. Be prepared for class discussion.
ALL Notebook Handouts are to be printed at 100% - NO SHRINKING of documents is acceptable because it will render them unreadable and make them useless as intended review material. No credit will be given for handouts that have been reduced in size.
Due Tuesday, September 5th: Print-out and bring to class the Unit I Assignment Guide and the Unit I ID List
Due Wednesday, September 11th: Print-out, read, and bring to class the "Redesign Renaissance Primary Source" packet.
Due Thursday, September 12th: Print-out and bring to class the Seven Steps to Essay Writing packet .
Due Friday, September 13th: Write an introductory (thesis) paragraph for the following prompt:
"Explain the ways in which Italian Renaissance Humanism transformed ideas about the individual's role in society."
Due Monday, September 16th: Read the "Women in the Renaissance" by Dale Kent and prepare for a quiz on this day. To prepare for the quiz, focus on the following: 1) What were the laws/customs concerning women and inheritance? 2) How were the ideas of the biblical "Eve" and the "Virgin Mary" related to the view of women during this period? 3) In what ways was marriage a social and economic contract between families? 4) What happened to women socially and economically upon the death of a husband? 5) Why were both men and women preoccupied with their personal appearance? 6) What was expected of women within the home? 7) Based on this and the Isabella d'Este reading, how were d'Este's experiences different from that of the average woman in Florence?
1) ID List
2) Test Review
3) "The Bible" - Monarchs of Europe
4) Contrasting the Later Middle Ages and the Renaissance
Supplemental Readings: All students are to read "Bartolome de las Casas" and the "McKay" reading selections.
AP Euro Crash Course Readings: Reading the following sections after reading the Spielvogel text and after class discussions and note-taking.
1) The Italian Renaissance: pages 25 to 35
2) The Northern Renaissance: pages 37 to 41
3) The New Monarchs: pages 43 to 46
Vesalius and Galen Reading: See file below for the article related to Vesalius and Galen - information you will need when completing the Unit ID List. You can also refer to your class notes for information.