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95 resources with the concept the aztecs

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What is Sacrifice?

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students explore the Aztec culture. In this world cultures lesson plan, students examine the concept of sacrifice and discuss when sacrifice is justified versus unnecessary. Students come up with a personal way to make a justified...
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Amazing Aztecs

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students research information about the ancient Aztec culture. In this Aztec lesson plan, students conduct Internet research about Aztecs to find the answers to questions about their language, jewelry and tools, and the Aztec calendar. ...
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Aztec Word Search

For Students 6th - 8th
In this word search worksheet, students locate 20 Aztec vocabulary terms and names in the word puzzle utilizing the word bank provided.
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The Aztecs Quiz

For Teachers 4th - 6th
In this social studies worksheet, students utilize books, encyclopedias and the internet to find the answers to twelve questions associated with the Aztecs.
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Great Civilizations Predating Current Day Latin America

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Young scholars 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...
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Social Studies: Aztec Calendars and Culture

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders analyze the Aztec calendar and create their own examples of them. They determine the meaning of the symbols used in the calendars and record their ideas in journals. Students host a parent breakfast for them to observe...
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How Cortez Defeated the Aztecs

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students explore the cultural aspects of the Aztec Indians and their beliefs and knowledge base at the time of Cortez's invasion. They explore how their beliefs impacted the results of Cortez's invasion. Students synthesize information...
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Aztec Culture

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research the Aztec culture in Mexico. They focus on their religious practices. They write a goal to personally sacrifice something. They also write about the costs and benefits of a sacrifice.
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Understanding Primary and Secondary Sources

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students identify legends in Tennessee and U.S. history, and differentiate between primary and secondary sources. They list examples of primary and secondary sources, participate in a field trip to the Country Music Hall of Fame, and...
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Who Am I?

For Teachers 1st
First graders incorporate data learned about Mexico into this quest for the identity of a specific group of people from the country. Clues are provided which support data previously mastered.
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Aztec, Inca, and Maya

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders use images of Aztec weaponry to analyze its' value. They create a Word Document with the information.
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Tennessee Cities Word Jumble

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this word jumble worksheet, students unscramble the letters to spell cities in the state of Tennessee. Students spell 10 cities.
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Advanced Native American Civilizations

For Teachers 5th - 8th
In this advanced Native American civilizations worksheet, students examine the location, facts, and pictures of the Mayans, the Incas, and the Aztecs on the graphic organizer.
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Amazing Aztecs

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students embark on a web quest in order to discover the mysteries of the Aztec civilization. In this ancient civilization lesson, students visit the provided seven websites in order to fill in each incomplete paragraph with the...
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Tennessee: Did You Know... (Fact Card)

For Students 4th - 5th
In this geography activity, students research facts about the state of Tennessee and write them on the fact card. The title of the card reads "Tennessee: Did you know ..." There are no directions for using the cards.
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Tennessee

For Students 6th - 8th
In this word search worksheet, students search and find vocabulary words as they relate to the state of Tennessee. Words may be located forward, backward, up, down, and diagonally.
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All Day and All Night

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students explore the blues as a musical form. They view the video, "All Day and Night: Memories of Beale Street Musicians." They discuss the relationships of African-Americans in Memphis, Tennessee and the musicians reflected in the...
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Mayan, Incan, and Aztec civilizations within Latin America

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders work in groups of three and complete jigsaw readings from the internet website. They complete a fact sheet and concept map on the civilizations using their computers.
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Country Singers Take Nashville

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students conduct research on a famous country music singer. In small groups, they conduct research, and construct and decorate a paper cutout of their selected country music singer.
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What Death Brings to Life - English Component

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students are introduced to the characteristics of ancient Indian, Chinese and Aztec cultures. They consider what was valued by these cultures and compare the cultures' values to their own. They write an essay on their reflections.
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Mexico: A Look At Its Culture and Geography

For Teachers 1st
Students canvass the Mexican geography, culture, dress, language, crafts, and traditions in this unit of eight lessons. The Mexican Independance Day is compared to our own and the contributions of the Mayan, Azetec, and Spanish are...
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Literature - Overview - May

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders study sayings and phrases, poetry and stories in this month's activities.
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Central And South America And Their Ancient Civilizations

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders listen to lectures on the ancient civilizations of the Aztecs, Incas and Mayans. They construct a mask base and then decorate it in thirds with symbols meaningful to each of the three cultures being studied.