History 9A, Assignment Nine, The Renaissance and Early Reformation

Assignment Nine

The Renaissance and Early Reformation
Deadline, 2/11, 80 points

Click here to go back to the web site for History 8-2.




During the 1400s and early 1500s, art, science, and exploration began to change and grow as the power of the Catholic Church began to weaken.
We are going to explore why.

Madonna of the Meadow

The Madonna of the Meadow by Bellini





Students will identify and describe the significant impacts of their assigned scientist or artist.

Essential questions

How did the Renaissance and Early Reformation affect our world?

Special instructions

You are going to create a basic five paragraph essay about one of the people listed in the right-hand column.

You should find enough information in the links in the right column to answer your questions. If you need to search elsewhere, be cautious. It’s probably best to ask permission.

  1. Create a simple biography of your person.
  2. For what was your person best known during their lifetime? Why?
  3. Where did they live and work and study?
  4. What made them famous?
  5. Why do we study them and know about them now?
  6. Show some examples of their work.
  7. For what are they best remembered today?




Printed Files

For a copy of the online textbook pages, click here.

To access a copy of the printed file for this assignment, click here.

Click here to access the comparative PowerPoint we used at the beginning of this unt.

Online Files

For the group files that began this assignment, click below.

Jan Van Eyck
One, Two, Three

Leonardo da Vinci
One, Two, Three

One, Two, Three

One, Two, Three

One, Two, Three

Pieter Bruegel
One, Two, Three

Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor
One, Two, Three

Henry VIII (Jabba the Hut)
One, Two, Three