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Renaissance Dinner Party

Mr. Craft's Project Pages

Mr. Morrison's Project Pages

Big Idea

In this project, you will choose three Renaissance-era people to research.  There should be some commonality connecting these figures (all scientists, all women, all commissioned for art works, etc).  You may also choose one modern-day person that shares something in common with the three Renaissance figures.  

After researching all 4 people, you will be writing a script for a dinner party conversation among these four individuals.  In writing your script, consider the following:

- What interests/experiences do these people share?
- What would they talk about?
- What perspective would the modern-day individual bring?

The purpose of the script is to illustrate the common themes and influences these Renaissance figures had.  You may present your script in a variety of formats:  Video, iMovie, live performance, Prezi, etc.  Remember--the more detailed your research, the easier it will be to write the script!

*Don't forget to cite your sources!  See the "Citing Your Sources" guide for detailed information on what and how to cite.  

Sample Notes Pages

General WeVideo Tutorials

Getting started:

Creating a shared project:

Creating a Split Conversation:

Adding basic content:

Audio levels and sound FX

Color keying (green screen):

Trimming video clips:

Picture in picture:

Adding transitions:

Finalizing and sharing:

Creating a Fake Zoom Call

Gale Middle School from Home:
1) Get a PowerLibrary E-card number.
2) Click this link to go to the PowerLibrary page
3) Scroll down and click on the Gale In Context--Middle School icon.

Search the Library Catalog!

To log into the library catalog:

1) Click the link above and click "Log In"

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  • password = your 6-digit ID number

Google Arts & Culture Institute

Use this link to find information on modern-day artists, as well as Renaissance-era artists.