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What Were the Main Achievements of the Mayan Civilization?
7th - 10th
Guided reading questions can keep kids focused. Here they read about Mayan Civilization and then answer 9 fill-in-the-blank questions. They must use evidence from their readings to support their answers. The worksheet includes 3...
World History and Geography: The Mayan Civilization
7th CCSS: Adaptable
Do you want to implement technological skills along with social studies concepts but don't know how? Then this plan was made for you! Sixth graders storyboard and present a multimedia presentation to their class while also learning...
Mayan Mathematics and Architecture
4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Take young scholars on a trip through history with this unit on the mathematics and architecture of the Mayan civilization. Starting with a introduction to their base twenty number system and the symbols they used, this eight-lesson unit...
Ancient Mexico: Mayan, Incan, and Aztec Civilizations
7th - 10th
A basic overview of the early civilizations of Central America, this slideshow would be a good foundation for a lesson on the characteristics of these three tribes. It would fold into a unit on world cultures or European exploration...
Peoples and Civilizations of the Americas: 600-1500
7th - 10th
Provide an overview of the religion, life ways, wealth, decline, and economy of several early civilizations. culture groups covered are the Aztecs, Teotihuacan, Maya, Anasazi, Mississippian, Chokia, Moche, and Inca. The only thing this...
Water and Classical Civilizations: Crash Course World History 222
11 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Humans cannot survive without water, and neither can civilizations. A brief history of ancient civilizations and their dependence on—and management of—water demonstrates how states either flourish or flail based on the availability of...
Happy 14th B’ak’tun, the start of the next Great Mayan cycle
5th - 9th CCSS: Designed
The ancient Mayans had a complex calendar and number system with a rich history. In fact, the date 12/21/2012 was the center of much controversy as to whether or not it was the end of time. It wasn't the end of time, but it was the end...
Great Civilizations Predating Current Day Latin America
6th - 9th
Students use the Internet to research ancient civilizations of modern day Latin America and develop awareness of Civilizations predating Columbus. They discover which peoples do not fit into the Western Civilization paradigm and compare...
Central American Immigrants to the United States: Refugees from Unrest
6th - 8th
Students identify the major aspects of Olmec and Mayan civilzations, including economic, political, and religious. They list contributions of these civilizations. Students identify the Central American countries where the United States...
Geography and Early Peoples of the Western Hemisphere
5th - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
Young historians discover the early people of the western hemisphere. The unit explores how the land changed, how it was used and homes of early Americans such as Incas, Mayans, Inuits, Aztecs, and Pueblos. Individuals also examine these...
Now You're Speaking My Language; Deciphering the Symbols of Early Civilizations
9th - 12th
Students explore early attempts at written language. In this early civilizations lesson, students investigate first attempts at written communication. Among the civilizations covered are Mayan, Greek, and Egyptian.
Mayan, Incan, and Aztec civilizations within Latin America
With a Classroom Performance System, 6th graders use their remote controls to answer a series of questions about Latin American civilizations. They research and fill out a worksheet on one of the three major ancient civilizations: Maya,...
Walking in Their Shoes: Civilizations in the Americas: Lesson 13
Sixth graders explore culture by analyzing the Mayan calendar. In this world history lesson, 6th graders discuss the geography of Mesoamerica, the communities that lived there, and the legends they are famous for. Students utilize their...
Multiculturalism Through African Folk Tales And Mayan Myths
7th - 12th
Students study the myths of various African cultures and of the Mayan people. They identify unique characteristics of African myths and Mayan myths. They define and recognize the style and tone of the Mayan myths and create their own...
Simulation: Urban Planning for An Ancient Mayan City
5th - 8th
Students participate in the simulation of planning an ancient Mayan city. In this urban planning activity, students role play as citizens of an Mayan city. They act out their roles in a classroom that has been rearranged to simulate the...
Geography Now! Guatemala
11 mins 8th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
The Mayans still exist, and their presence is felt everywhere—just ask the people of Guatemala. The Central American country is home to many ruins from the ancient civilization, and its people still speak many of the Mayan's original...
World History and Geography to 1500 A.D.
6th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
Here's a great resource for your curriculum library. The 240-page packet, organized into units by topics, includes sample lesson plans, links to primary and secondary source documents, worksheets, activities, and sample assessments.
Creation from the Void: Crash Course World Mythology #2
12 mins 11th - Higher Ed
How did people from ancient civilizations make sense of the world around them? The second installment of the Crash Course World Mythology series explores the creation of the universe. Scholars learn about the creation myths associated...
Comparing the Oneota of Wisconsin to the Aztecs of Mexico
6th - 8th
Students study the Oneota Indians of Wisconsin. They compare and contrast them to another group of natives in the Americas around the same time. They conduct intelligent discussion of the Oneotas that gives evidence to support statements.