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68 resources with the concept the mayans

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Ancient Cities

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss ways homes, buildings and cities are designed for a particular climate and geography. Students use a chart and conduct library and online research to explore ways the Mayans and Incas developed their land based on their...
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A Mayan Adventure - Special Assignment

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Young scholars role-play the role of a reporter for their school's newspaper. Pretending they are visiting Mexico and Central America, they research the answers to questions given to them by their teacher. They discuss their answers...
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Mystery of the Maya

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine a piece of pottery and make conclusions about the culture. They demonstrate the skills used in digging at a dig site. They also make inferences about the responsibility archaeologists have when excavating a site.
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Me Oh Maya

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students compare basketball to Mayan ring-ball. They write a newspaper article that may have been published during Mayan times.
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Meet the Mayas, Aztecs and Incas

For Teachers 1st
Students study the geography of the Mayas, Aztecs and Incas and create a map book. They share in stories and legends about these people. Handouts and worksheets are included.
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Maya Math: From Zero to Nineteen

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students explore counting methods of the ancient Maya, and practice identifying Maya number glyphs.
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Mayan Culture Logbook

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students use the Internet to research Mayan culture, religion and economics. They develop a logbook to record their research.
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Building the Terrarium

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners draw a layout of their proposed terrarium. In this social studies instructional activity, students discuss how Mayans farm to produce food for the family. They compare their farming method with modern farming practices.
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Who Were the Mayans?

For Students 4th - 6th
In this Mayans worksheet, students read about the Mayans on a web site given, then complete a set of 10 related comprehension questions.
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Simulation: Urban Planning for An Ancient Mayan City

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars participate in the simulation of planning an ancient Mayan city. In this urban planning lesson, students role play as citizens of an Mayan city. They act out their roles in a classroom that has been rearranged to simulate...
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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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Old Mayan Mural

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students read a story called Scientists Discover Oldest Mayan Mural and answer vocabulary and comprehension questions about it. In this current events Mayan mural lesson plan, students respond to literature by answering questions,...
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SEEDS WE EAT

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students identify seeds humans eat and do not eat. Students make seed collections, using common kitchen foods. Students display seeds from the foods they serve and discuss them with their guests. Students complete activities which...
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Mi Casa, Mi Pueblo y los Maya

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students describe their own house and towns in Spanish and compare orally or in writing their own towns or cities with those of the Maya in English and Spanish establishing a common vocabulary.
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Weavers Tell Their Stories

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Pupils examine the practice of weaving by Mayan women. They read personal accounts and write a sentence stating the main idea. They also write a short report on weaving as a cultural and economic way of life for the Mayan women.
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Teaching the Hindu-Buddhist Tradition in East Asian Culture Through Asian Literature and Film

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore various intellectual traditions which dominate human history through a variety of contemporary pieces of literature which exemplify the traditions. Biblical monotheism, Greek rationalism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism...
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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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Maya Math: Addition and Subtraction

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars examine how ancient Maya counted, and practice addition and subtraction using Maya number glyphs.
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The Achievements and Challenges of Guatemala

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the Mayan number and calendar system. They translate a variety of math problems from base-10 Arabic numbers into a base-20 Mayan representation. They discuss current challenges faced by the people in today's Guatemala.
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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.