Ask an Artist
Invite the art teacher or another artist to come to class and discuss making molds for casting sculpture. If possible, ask the artist to bring along some examples.
Who's Who Display
Find paintings or drawings to make copies of some of the notables living during Michelangelo's time and make a Who's Who display in the classroom.
Make copies of photos of Michelangelo's work and make a display in the classroom.
Invite a Priest or other Religious Expert to Come to Class
Ask the guest to discuss Girolamo Savonarola and his influence on Christianity and the Italian Renaissance.
Make a Map
Using an overhead projector or other device, enlarge a map of Italy and indicate all the significant locales in Michelangelo's life.
Watch the Movie
Show some of THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY starring Charlton Heston in class and compare it to the book...
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