The Renaissance: A 6th Grade Interdisciplinary Unit 

SOCIAL SCIENCES
FOCUS AREAS:

  • classical rebirth
  • patrons
  • artists
  • Florence
  • scientists
  • church: Protestant & Catholic
  • inventions (printing press)
  • exploration & navigation
  • political changes
  • Bill of Rights
  • Parliament
  • territorial expansion
  • music
  • arts, stained glass, cathedrals
  • literature: Shakespeare
  • theater
  • geocentric vs. heliocentric theory
  • astronomy
  • compass
  • caravel ships
  • geography
  • black plague
  • traditional dress
  • materials from foreign lands
  • trading & banking

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