rt Journal: A VERY BRITISH RENAISSANCE
Before beginning this Art Journal, be sure to view the supplement Web Link A Very British Renaissance.
This documentary sets out to show that with the help of some important non-English people, England was able to partake in a Renaissance of its very own. The Renaissance in England has often been forgotten or ignored, and some very interesting light has been shed in this film.
Describe which artwork/s or segment/s made strong impressions upon you while watching the film. You are not limited to just one.
How did the artwork/s or segment/s make you feel and/or think of?
Did this film open your eyes or challenge your views regarding the period in which historians have dubbed the Renaissance?
Do not go to Google for answers to the questions or supporting information. The journal experience is about you telling me your very own thoughts and opinions while viewing the documentary film.
If any portion of your entry is not yours, meaning you used/referred to other sources, your journal entry will receive a zero.
Writing your Essay:
Write a short essay that answers the above questions and provide comments about your own viewing experience.
Quality is better than quantity. Be sure to stay on task. Citing and quoting from the film may prove helpful as does referring to particular time segments (at 12:16 when such and such is mentioned) when the name of the artwork might be in question or to better support your idea. The purpose of this exercise is to promote critical thinking. Be sure to provide detailed and supportive answers.
The best method for entering your essays into canvas is to cut and paste them after they have been through spell checking and translating.
Points will be distributed in this manner:
Original and relevant content (10 points max)- Displaying you have studied and are knowledgeable of the material by writing your own thoughts and feelings regarding the material’s content.
A critical analysis (10 points max)- Exhibiting you have engaged with the material by providing original, insightful observations and thought-provoking commentary.
Quality of writing (10 points max)- Cleary and concisely articulates ideas and feelings about the material utilizing good sentence fluency (syntax), spelling, and grammar. College-level writing is required.
DO NOT use outside sources to help write your journal entry.
DO NOT attach word docs or pdf files. Attached files that require downloading for viewing will NOT be looked at and will earn a zero