Topics include Marco Polo;#39;s journey, Humanism, the Medici family, Renaissance art, Galileo, Gutenberg, the Reformation, Queen Elizabeth I, William Shakespeare, the Black Death, and the Age of Exploration. This unit consists of complete and easy-to-use lesson plans along with study guides and differentiated tests. As with all InspirEd materials, they incorporate and encourage critical and creative thinking, test-taking skills, reading and writing in the content area, and much more!Copyright 2009. Middle school, high school. Reproducible. 98 pages.Book Download: PDF. Adobe Reader required to view PDF.Print Book: Softcover, 8 x 11 inches.