Friday, 11 March 2022

I am still blogging...

I am still blogging … 

but I’ve moved.

Click here

to visit my new blog

and see the next stage of my learning journey.

Comments are closed here. Please comment on my new blog.

Wednesday, 1 December 2021

Supported: Article (Wed W7)


Response to text: Raphael


Highlight the correct answer, or type in what you think is correct.

1. Who is renowned as the greatest painters of the High Renaissance?

  1. Donatello                                   b) Raphael

      c) Michelangelo                                       d) Leonardo 

2. Which painting is Raphael best known for? 

a) Mona Lisa                       b) David

c) Madonna                     d) Gabriel

3. Who were Raphael’s earlier mentors for his craft?

a) Leonardo da Vinci     b) Pietro Perugino

c) Giovanni Santi     d) Magia di Battista 

4. Why is Giovanni Santi significant in Raphael’s life?

→Because he was Raphael’s father from birth and he was Raphael’s first ever teacher to teach him how to use crafting things. But sadly he died when Raphael was only eleven.

5. True or False:  Raphael had a pleasant childhood.  

a) True b) False

Explain your answer:

=> Raphael had a terrible childhood, since his mother died when he was 9, his father died when he was 11 and his siblings died when they were a young age.

6.  Why would Raphael choose to be an apprentice of Pietro Perugino?

  1. Because Perugine was famous around the world for his work

  2. He had an important commission working on the Sistine Chapel 

  3. He had no one to select from.

  4. Leonardo & Michelangelo didn’t like him

7. With the artwork from Leonardo, Donatello and Raphael, what does Renaissance art include?

  1. Pointillism collage

b) comic art

c) human beauty, nature, religion deities

d) Painting, sculptures

Tuesday, 16 November 2021

Response to Text: Rangoli (Tuesday (W5, T4)

 Response to text:30+ Beautiful Peacock Rangoli Designs | Latest Collection 2021


Highlight the correct answer or write down the appropriate response.

1. Rangoli is… 

a) coloured powder b) designs made using coloured powder

c) a new position in soccer d) another word for Diwali

2. What are Rangoli supposed to bring to the house?

a) Bad luck b) Good luck

c) Phospherousity d) Trick or Treaters

3. Rangoli are supposed to bring prosperity. Explain what prosperity is in your own words

→The life of being successful and wealthy by usually making money.

4. True or False: Rangoli in South India is called Mandana

a) True b) False

5. Which of these is NOT a traditional material used to create Rangoli?

a) Beans b) Rice

c) Taro d) Salt

6. “The most important element of Rangoli is being colorful”

Explain how this fits in with Diwali, and what we learned about the lights yesterday.

→Being colorful fits in with diwali since the colours are bright and they show a lot of colour. Exactly like the diwali lights, so if the diwali lights and the colours from the rangoli are kind of the same it is kind of welcoming the presence of Lakshmi.

7. Explain in your own words how to create a Rangoli design.

→ You need some food like salt,rice,beans,pasta and rangoli tools, you also need flower petals and chalk powder. First you have to measure 1 cup of colorful rice,pasta or salt and pour it into a container that actually has a lid. You have to put the lid on the container after you insert the salt,pasta or rice. You have to give a good shake until it is well mixed. Evenly spread everything on a towel or paper plate until dry. Then you are finished making your rangoli colourful powder.