Renaissance – What inspired this age of balance and order?

Click here for an introduction to the Renaissance. Read through each of the following sections, and take notes on key points.

The Renaissance


*Out of the Middle Ages

*Exploration and Trade

*Printing and Thinking

*Symmetry, Shape, Size

*Focus on Florence

As you are reading, reflect on the essential questions:

1. Why do people create?

2. What makes a “Renaissance Person?”

3. What compels people to explore?

4. How can a individual impact society?

Classwork / Homework: Post a copy of your notes to your blog. Don’t forget to include a title for your blog post.

Bonus table points: Based on your notes, prepare 10 questions to ‘test’ your classmates with tomorrow.

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