Class 3 - PPT - The Printing Press

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The Printing Press
Jared Peet
Class 3 – The Printing Press – Warm Up
• Who do you think was the most influential
person of the past 1,000 years? Why?
Johannes Gutenberg
• According to an A&E
television panel in 1999
• Invented the printing
press in 1454
• Argued that without
Gutenberg, no great
thinkers of Renaissance
would have emerged
Objectives & Essential Questions
Objectives
• Make a list of the effects of
the printing press on the
Renaissance
• Use document-based
evidence to support an
argument for what the most
important consequence of
the printing press
Essential Questions
• How did the printing press
affect the Renaissance?
• What was the most
important consequence of
the printing press?
Background on the Printing Press
• Read and annotate the
“background essay”
• When you’re finished,
answer the guiding
questions
• Guiding Questions:
– What was the greatest
event in human
communication before
the printing press? Why?
– How did the printing
press change the way
books were made?
– What was the first book
printed by Gutenberg?
Document Rotation
• Divide into 6 groups
• Each group will get 5
minutes to analyze their
document and complete
the graphic organizer
• When we are done with
the document rotation,
you must decide on the
most important
consequence of the
printing press
Class Debrief:
What were the consequences of the
printing press?
• Doc 1 - Copying of books became faster
• Doc 2 – Spread of printing presses spread
books/learning across Europe
• Doc 6 – Knowledge of the New World spread quickly
across Europe
• Doc 8 – Classical learning rediscovered by a wider
audience in Europe; vernacular translations spread
• Doc 9 – Modern ideas spread quickly and on a large
scale
• Doc 10 – Scholars like Newton used greater access to
Classical and Modern texts to help advance their own
ideas and thinking
What Criteria Am I Using to
Differentiate the Two Groups?
Example
• Twitter
• Nuclear War
• AUB tuition increase
• World Cup
Non-Example
• Faysal
• Suicide Bombing
• ACS tuition increase
• MLS Playoffs
Answer: Example group affects more people than non-example group
Ranking Activity
• What criteria will you use
to rank different
consequences?
• Rank the different
consequences of the
printing press from 1-6, 1
being the most important
and 6 being the least
important
• Doc 1 - Copying of books became
faster
• Doc 2 – Spread of printing presses
spread books/learning across
Europe
• Doc 6 – Knowledge of the New
World spread quickly across
Europe
• Doc 8 – Classical learning
rediscovered by a wider audience
in Europe; vernacular translations
spread
• Doc 9 – Modern ideas spread
quickly and on a large scale
• Doc 10 – Scholars like Newton
used greater access to Classical
and Modern texts to help
advance their own ideas and
thinking
Homework – Paideia Prep
• Next class – Paideia Seminar on “The Prince”
• Entry Ticket: Print, Read and Annotate excerpt
from “The Prince”
– Posted to today’s class folder on Moodle
Homework 2 – Map Exercise
• Renaissance Map Exercise
– Posted to today’s folder on Moodle
– Need to complete blank map with locations on
map exercise

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