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Italian City-States

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Check out this packet of worksheets involving mapping activities, vocabulary logging, reading and comprehending informational texts, etc., which focuses on Italian city-states during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. There are also...
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Johannes Gutenberg and the Printing Press

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students use library or online resources to create time lines on the life of Johannes Gutenberg and tell the impact his invention, the printing press, had on the development of newspapers.
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Johann Gutenberg

For Teachers 7th - 12th
After the countdown, The series "The 100 Most Influential People of the Millennium" ends with the number one most influential person in the last 1000 years. Johann Gutenberg is selected because of his invention of the printing press.
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Invention Timeline

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students study the impact of the printing press on the Renaissance. They examine how the invention of the printing press continues to influence our lives today. They trace the development of other communication technologies from the...
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The Printing Press

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore importance of Johannes Gutenberg's invention of the printing press during the Renaissance by copying short poem or sentences and using pre-arranged alphabet stamps to make copies.
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Printing Press

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers demonstrate the impact of the printing press on society.  For this printing press lesson, students discuss occupations and industries that have grown up due to the invention of the printing press.  Middle schoolers work...
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Creating Context: The Printing Press as Impetus

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders examine the invention of the Gutenberg printing press and its effect on society. In groups, they research how much the press enabled various revolutions around the globe. They also identify the causes and effects of each...
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Italian Renaissance

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore the Italian Rensissance in this six lessons unit. The prominent citizens, the ideas, values, art, philosophy, and literature of the are seen as a rediscovery of Ancient Greek and Roman times.
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Getting the Word Out: From Gutenberg's Press to Zines

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the effects of Gutenberg's printing press on the world. Using this information, they create their own Zines or internet magazines about a social issue of their choice. They share their magazine with the class for...
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What's The Big Deal?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine the role of the Gutenberg press and its effect on society. Using this information, they write a persuasive paper discussing which form of copying is easier to mass produce. They share their opinions with the class...
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How Did We Arrive at the Printed Book?

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders, in cooperative learning groups, research the development of book printing. After examining a story written on a scroll, an accordion book, and a printed copy, they evaluate them according to a certain criteria and...
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Spreading the Word

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders research and discuss the importance of Gail Borden and his printing press to the history of Texas. They write a newspaper article from Gail Borden's viewpoint.
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The Invention of the Printing Press

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils are guided through a series of websites which teach about the history of printing, the invention of the printing press, the trials of Johann Gutenberg, and advancements in printing. This 20 question multiple choice quiz is...