Unit 2 Vocabulary: Renaissance Thinking
a story that is not true or is made up
a type of literature that tells about real-life people, places, events, things, etc.
ordinary speech or writing without rhyme or meter; referring to speech or writing other than verse
someone who is the first to think of or make something
A fictional story that takes place in a particular time period in the past. Often the setting is real, but the characters are made up from the author’s imagination.
something that has been made for the first time
the scene of any event or action (especially the place of a meeting)
a person who introduces something new
Introducing something new
to be creative; to introduce something new
It is nonfiction, written primarily to convey factual information. (e.g., textbooks, newspapers, reports, directions, brochures, technical manuals, etc.).
a period of European history, lasting from the 1300s to 1600, that brought increased interest in art and learning
the capacity to use information and/or abilities in a new and original way
a tense of verbs used in describing action that HAS BEEN completed
the written list of all the books used in a report or book
to restate or summarize an author’s ideas in one’s own words
Primary Source documents
original artifacts that help us learn about people or events (e.g., letters, diaries, maps, drawings and artifacts).
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