Saturday, January 17, 2015


Painting the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel was no small job for Michelangelo. He had to lie on his back on scaffolding high above the ground. Visit the chapel and then return and answer the questions below.

Visit the Sistine Chapel

Michelangelo was a very talented man. He had a dream to be a sculptor but kept having obstacles thrown in his way. He spent the majority of his life painting just so he could sculpt. What is your dream? Have you had any obstacles or trials put in your way that you had to deal with before you could do what you want?
Write a paragraph (at least 5 sentences) in the comments below that tells your classmates about a struggle you have had in your life. What did you learn? Did you find out anything new about yourself? Did you discover a new or hidden talent? Did your gain more gratitude for anything?
After you have written your paragraph, be sure to comment on at least two of your classmates comments.


  1. my tough obsticle is about my science fair there were tough obsticles because I could not find a if then statement and It had to be original so I thought all night then finally I thought of one sometimes you cant take the easy way out it showed me I can be unique and think of my own thing

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