The Renaissance

The Renaissance


1.  Objective

1.1  become familiar with aspects of these periods

1.2  examine and become familiar with evidence which informs us about the lives of people in the periods studied, their thoughts and concerns, especially evidence which may be found locally

1.3  record the place of peoples and events on appropriate timelines.


2.  Recall

2.1  Brainstorm the ways in which the everyday lives of people changed.

2.2  Brainstorm how these changes caused conflicts in people’s thoughts and beliefs.

2.3  Make a list of reasons for these changes and conflicts.

2.4  Make a list of people, organisations and events that brought about change or assisted in adapting to change.

2.5  Research for evidence of how these changes impacted your local or national area.

2.6  Create a table listing the change and how people reacted to the changes and issues they experienced.

2.7  Provide an argument for the long-term effects of these changes and conflicts.

2.8  Create a list of evidence, including hyperlinks to that evidence.

2.9  Place these events on a timeline in relation to other major events in history.

3.  Performance

Create a presentation or a narrated video demonstrating the following:

3.1  The ways that the lives of people changed during these events.

3.2  The conflicts between the events and the beliefs and attitudes of the people.

3.3  Reasons for the changes occurring.

3.4  The reactions of people to the events and changes.

3.5  The long-term effects of these changes had at a local, national and international level.

3.6  References to the evidence you collected.

3.7  A timeline of these events in relation to other major events in history.


4.  Assessment

Your artefact will be evaluated using the following criteria:

4.1  Evidence of major events and changes the major events had on everyday lives.  (12%)

4.2  The reasons for the major events and the changes the events had on everyday lives.  (12%)

4.3  Reasons for the changes occurring.  (12%)

4.4  Evidence of people and organisations involved in these events.  (12%)

4.5  Evidence of the reactions of people to these changes.  (12%)

4.6  The accuracy of your timeline in relation to other important events in history.  (12%)

4.7  The accuracy and quality of your references for the evidence you obtained.  (12%)

 4.8  The clarity and design of your artefact.  (16%)