The Renaissance: A 6th Grade Interdisciplinary Unit

Disciplinary Approaches
Social Sciences Math & Science Languages

Focus Areas
Educational Outcomes
Rubric for Activities

Focus Areas
Educational Outcomes
Rubric for Activities

Focus Areas
Educational Outcomes
Rubric for Activities
Thinking Skills

Music Art

Focus Areas
Educational Outcomes
Rubric for Activities
Thinking Skills

Focus Areas
Educational Outcomes
Rubric for Activities

Created in 1996 by Pittsford Middle School teachers working with the Memorial Art Gallery.
Coordinated by:
Peter Pappas, Social Studies Coordinator 
Marsha Stevens, Project Challenge Director
Formerly of Pittsford Central Schools

Designed and developed by:
Aljean Brown, Sal Indovina, Veronica Johnson, Bob Kendricks, Jeanne McElhinney, Gary McOmber, Wendy Seanor, Jeanne Stazzabosco, Claire Vaeth, Sharon Weissend, Rick Whitney.

OVERVIEW

I. CONTENT

This unit is a study of the causes, developments, and legacy of the Renaissance period. The students will become familiar with the events and people which transformed learning, art, religion, and government.

II. PROCESS

By participating in the Renaissance Unit, students will be able to demonstrate all levels of Bloom's Taxonomy, from knowledge through evaluation. Techniques will include class discussions, written expression, library research, project work, art, gallery resources, role playing, and other student activities.

III. PRODUCT

Using knowledge and skills developed in the study of the Renaissance, students will produce a written product and/or an oral, visual, or dramatic presentation.


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