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ARTICLES THIS WEEK (due March 6 )

1st Period - NONE

2nd Period -ABBY, HOLDEN, ISABELLE

3rd Period - NONE

4th Period - DANIEL, LUKE, SCOTT

7th Period - NONE

Monday, February 16, 2015

Renaissance Lesson 4 Vocab. (you don't have to write down, but KNOW THEM!!)



Lesson 4 Vocabulary:
1.  England – Most populated part of the United Kingdom
2.  Henry VIII – King of England in the early 1500’s, founded the church of England and broke with the Catholic church b/c the pope wouldn’t grant him a divorce.
3.  Monarchy – Government ruled by a king or queen.
4.  Queen Elizabeth I – Queen of England from 1558-1603, was a successful ruler and did much for England.
5.  Armada – Fleet of warships
6. William Shakespeare – English poet and playwright, considered one of the best.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Renaissance Lesson 3 vocab. (due Wed.)



Lesson 3 Vocabulary:
1.  Martin Luther – German monk and leader of the Reformation; began the Protestant church.
2.  Reform – to change.
3.  Reformation – An event beginning in Europe in the 1500’s to bring reform to the Catholic church.
4.  Indulgences – A pardon or forgiveness given by the Catholic church.
5. Johannes Gutenberg – German printer, in 1450 he invented the printing press that used moveable letters.
6.  Protestantism – The beliefs of those who left the Catholic church during the Reformation.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Renaissance Lesson 1 Vocab. (due Friday)



Lesson 1 Vocabulary:
1.  Renaissance – Period of great cultural and artistic change in Europe from 1350 – 1600.
2.  Humanism – A focus on human values and what interests people.
3.  Patron – One who supported the arts and artists during the Renaissance.
4.  Lorenzo Medici – One of the greatest patrons of the Renaissance, supported Michelangelo.
5.  Petrarch – Italian poet who searched for the classic works of Ancient Rome and Greece.
6.  Michelangelo – Famous Italian sculptor and painter during the Renaissance.
7.  Leonardo Da Vinci – Famous Italian Renaissance artist and inventor, painted the Mona Lisa.
8.  Florence – City in Italy that was the center of Renaissance art.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Middle Ages Lesson 4 Vocab. (due Monday)



Lesson 4 Vocabulary:

1.  Monk – Man who devotes his life to religion.
2.  Monastery – Community in which monks live.
3.  Nun – Woman who devotes her life to religion.
4.  Convent – Community in which nuns live.
5.  Benedict – Italian monk who made laws for all monks.
6.  Magna Carta – Legal document written by English Lords in 1215 that limited the rights of the king.
7.  Saints – Men or women thought to be especially holy.
8.  Cathedral – A large Christian church.
9.  Pilgrimage – A journey for a religious purpose.
10.  Crusades – Battles fought over the Holy Land between Christians and Muslims.
11.  Guilds – Organization of workers who perform the same trade or craft.
12.  King John I – King of England who reluctantly signed the Magna Carta in 1215.