Johannes Gutenberg 1398 – 1468) was a German blacksmith, goldsmith, printer, and publisher who introduced printing to Europe. His mechanical printing press and techniques revolutionized printing and made a large contribution to the Reformation, the Renaissance and the Scientific Revolution.
This trading card project gives students an opportunity to research the contributions of key artists, architects and writers of the Renaissance. Trading card templates, directions, rubric/checklist, teacher’s instructions and edible scavenger hunt is included. This fun and engaging project is a wonderful opportunity to introduce and/or reinforce key figures of the renaissance and their works. Students construct three trading cards and then explore each other’s cards to complete a scavenge…
Princess of the Renaissance™ Barbie® Doll. The Princess of the Renaissance™ is a privileged child of the beautiful city of Florence living in an exciting time of renewal and enlightenment. She wears an elegant gown and headdress like those worn in Italy during the 14th century by noblewomen and members of the wealthy merchant class.
The clothing that men wore during the Renaissance era was much more elaborate than what men sport today. It was much more acceptable for men during the Renaissance to make a show of the way they dressed, especially for the noble class.