In the novel Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe, Mama uses Leonardo da Vinci’s Codex on the Flight of Birds as a reference when creating a bird design for a tombstone. Students can use da Vinci’s drawings as a reference for their own designs.
How can historical documents serve as a resource for us today?
Other Instructional Materials or Notes:
Computer and projector or smartboard for video presentations
Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe by Jo Hackl, Drawing paper, Codex of Birds – Samples Handout, Media for creating designs
- De.CR Creating - I can conceive and develop new design ideas and work.
- 6-6 The student will demonstrate an understanding of the impact of the Renaissance, the Reformation, and the Age of Exploration on Europe and the rest of the world.
- The Renaissance, the Reformation, and the Age of Exploration were times of great discovery and learning that affected the way individuals viewed themselves and the world around them. To understand the connections among the Renaissance, the Reformation...
Lesson Created By: SamanthaBell