Shakespeare's Birthday is April 23. Here's information on Shakespeare the man and also about his literature. This isn't just something to introduce to kids in high school, younger students should know who he is. Here are some interactive lesson plans and videos including various learning styles.
Wow, how did I miss this one? Leonardo Da Vinci's birthday is april 15. here are some lesson plans and a cool video where "da vinci addresses students" that you can use in your classroom along with Renaissance materials to share.
Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci’s birthday (April 15) is a great time to remember the scientific discoveries and artistic creations that shaped the genius’ life and influenced our world today. He is considered the archetype of the ‘Renaissance Man’ and these hand-picked resources will help you introduce some aspects of his work, and life to students.