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TVMS Library: Renaissance

Library resources, project guides, and more.

HELP!! Working from home?   Click here for usernames & passwords for the library resources.  (You'll need to access the document through your tvsd.info account)

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.  

Creating a Fake Zoom Call

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:

World History Collection

Search the Library Catalog!

To request books to be delivered:

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

  • username = your email address, without the @tvsd.info (example, 28jsmith)
  • password = your 6-digit ID number

2) Find a book you'd like to request (be sure to click on it to view the book details)

3) Click "Hold"  (You'll see a message saying to pick it up.  Disregard this--we will deliver it!)
CLICK HERE for a video that shows you how to do this!

A couple of notes on requesting books:

  • Books will be delivered to your LA teacher.  (Livestreaming students' books will be placed on the shelves outside the office)
  • You may request a maximum of 2 books at a time
  • Book returns are made the same way as in the past--drop it in the book return slot in the library.

Google Arts & Culture Institute

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