Renaissance still confusing you? Try this excellent (and short) document which aims to sum up all the key aspects of the Renaissance for you
The following bibliography will give you a few selected books which you might read to suppliment your Renaissance studies. Do not feel you need to buy them, you can get most of these from good libraries. Also use them sensibly, you can just dip into various books rather than reading them cover to cover.
Thanks to the wonders of SkyDrive you can now access all the files for the Renaissance course straight from here. Enjoy
Interesting article tracing the ideas of the Renaissance back to the 9th Century. Good for the "Break from Middle Ages" topic.
Some key reading on defining the Renaissance from P. Burke. Click to download. Fits in with the "What is the Renaissance" unit.
The exam board specification for the Renaissance unit. Click the file below to view or download.