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Renaissance Faire Presentation Schedule
 

Period

Black Box

Atrium

1

10th GRADE STUDENTS TAKING PICTURES

2

10th GRADE STUDENTS PARADING AROUND THE SCHOOL IN RENAISSANCE COSTUMES

3 (10:09-10:52)

Science & Math

Warfare

4 (10:56-11:39)

Entertainment

Science & Math

5 (11:43-12:26)

Crime & Punishment

Entertainment

 

6 (1:00-1:43)

Religion & Social Class

Crime and Punishment

7 (1:47-2:30)

Warfare

Religion & Social Class

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Ren Faire Proposal Form

2009 Renaissance Faire Topics

Project Proposal Due Date:  10/16/09 to Mr. Stair (336) by 8:10 AM

Dry Run:  6th Period on 11/5/09

Presentation:  11/6/09 ALL DAY!

 

General Topic

Possible Roles/Projects

The Crusades/Warfare

Pope Urban II

Richard the Lionhearted

Saladin

Ben Judah of Worms

Eleanor of Aquitaine

King Henry IV

Trebuchet (see Mr. Pezzulo)

Fencing Demonstration

Jousting Demonstration

Swordfighting Demonstration

Archery Demonstration

Protestant Reformation in Europe

Martin Luther

Pope Leo X

John Tetzel

Frederick the Wise of Saxony

Holy Roman Emperor Charles V

Ulrich Zwingli

John Calvin

Erasmus

Protestant Reformation in England

Henry VIII

Catherine Howard

Catherine of Aragon

Pope Clement

Anne Boleyn

Elizabeth I

Queen Mary of Scotland

Edward VI

Robert Cecile

Woolsey

Ÿ  Scientific Innovations

Ÿ  Mathematical Innovations

Ÿ  Epistemology (Scientific Method)

Renée Descarte

John Locke

Johannes Keppler

Nicolaus Copernicus

Galileo Galilei

Francis Bacon

Isaac Newton

Giordano Bruno

Leonardo da Vinci

Blaise Pascal

Probability theory

Gaming theory (gambling)

Perspective Drawing

Enlightenment Philosophy:  Ideal Government/Social Contract

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Thomas Hobbes

John Locke

Charles de Secondat, baron de Montesquieu

Voltaire (François-Marie Arouet)

Denis Diderot

Thomas More

Erasmus

Nicolo Machiavelli

 

Art & Artists

 

Giovanni Cimabue

Giotto de Bondone

Lorenzo Ghiberti

Donatello, Leonardo,  Rafael, Michelangelo

Rembrandt

Albrecht Durer

El Greco (Domenikos Theotocopoulos)

Giovanni Boccaccio

Sandro Botticelli

Religious Zealots

Fraticelli Monks

Inquisition

Witch Trials

Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Pit and the Pendulum” Re-enactment

The Black Plague/ Medieval Medicine

Plague Doctor

Galen

Monty Python’s The Holy Grail “Bring our your Dead” scene

Minstrels

Jesters

Mimes

Troubadours

Singers

Dancers

The Occult

Astrologers

Fortune Tellers (i.e. palmistry or tarot card reading)

Alchemy

Gypsies

Navigators/ Explorers of the “New World

Magellan

Vasco da Gama

Christopher Columbus

Francis Pizzaro

Hernán Cortez

Prince Henry

Literature and Education

Shakespearean Play (skit)

Morality Play i.e. Everyman (skit)

Venerable Bede’s contributions to the Classical Renaissance & reason that the Classics were “rediscovered” after the Middle Ages

Rediscovery of Latin Literature

Cicero – the famous Roman orator

Roman oratory’s influence on the Renaissance

Vergil’s influence on the Renaissance

Definition of “Real” Latin

Handwriting reforms/calligraphy

Dante’s Inferno

“Studia Humanitatis”

Social Roles

Middle Class Emergence:  Merchants, the de Medici family

Royalty vs. “Common Folk”

Gentility

 

Criteria

Exemplary

Acceptable

Limited

Deficient

Participation (x 2)

All members are significantly involved; Class time is always used wisely and efficaciously

Most members are involved; minimal redirection needed; Class time is mostly used wisely and efficaciously

Not all members are equally involved; redirection needed often; Class time is sometimes used wisely

One person does most of the work; teacher(s) has(/have) to redirect excessively; class time is not used wisely

Content (x 2)

Fully developed, accurate, well-documented using MLA format; shows in-depth research

Adequate documentation using MLA format, sufficient details and development

Some documentation, details are few and/or generalized; MLA format is incomplete, incorrect, or missing

Incomplete; insufficient research; inaccurate details; MLA format absent or incorrect

Demonstration of Knowledge

Answers questions about content of project; can relate information to similar issues and apply basic concepts to more complex issues

Answers questions about content of project; can relate information to similar issues

Student answers questions about basic content of project

Student cannot answer questions about content of project

Presentation/ Performance

Effective delivery, smooth pace, consistent eye contact, prepared; Understands situation and role exceptionally well; thoroughly incorporates research in presentation

Pace may be a bit slow or fast; volume varies; eye contact maintained most of time; prepared; Understands situation and role; incorporates some research, but content could show more depth

Eye contact favors one part of the room; difficult to hear; pace is irregular; unprepared; Understands situation, but role is unclear; little research is incorporated

Inaudible, little eye contact; presenters are not serious and/or group not prepared; Unclear of both role and situation; very little, if any, research incorporated

Visual Aid

Appropriately-sized/matched to purpose, outstanding content, colorful, balanced; design tied to content, visible from other areas of  the room

Can be seen by most in the room, effective use of color, tied to content

Some color, product is loosely tied to content; needs to work on balance and neatness

Design is inadequate and/or is too small/inappropriately matched; content is incomplete; inadequate use of color

Understanding of Task/Topic

Rephrases project description in own words and can describe objectives of project relative to outcomes

Student rephrases project description in own words

Student repeats task as defined by project description

Student cannot discuss project task.

Quality of Plan or Procedures

Plan reflects a personalized approach to meeting project criteria & clearly illustrates reasoning for decisions`

Approach reflects a personalized approach to meeting project criteria

Student’s plan meets basic project criteria

Student’s plan does not meet project criteria.

Classical Magnet Renaissance Faire:  November 6, 2009!