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16 resources with the keyterm incas

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Unveiling the Mystery of the Incas

For Teachers 7th - 10th
This lengthy, and very thorough collection of study guide worksheets should help learners who are studying the Inca culture to solidify their understanding of the culture. The worksheets are meant to be used as the class goes through the...
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For Teachers 5th - 8th
Peru really is a place that has it all! This video details the customs, food, and interests of the modern people and tours both the historical sites as well as the modern towns. Let's travel to Peru!
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The Inca: A Lost Society

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Middle and high schoolers read and discuss an informative piece of writing on the Inca Nation and perform tasks in order to begin to form a deeper understanding of this fascinating culture from our past. This six-page plan has everything...
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Abstract painting - Inspired by Textiles

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students compare and contrast various forms of artistic expression associated with specific groups of people, geographic regions, or time periods, specifically art of Andean cultures, and create art works using procedures borrowed from...
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Pre-Columbian Civilizations in the Americas

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Before you begin a unit on Christopher Columbus and the European explorers, take your class through the Mayan, Aztec, and Incan Civilizations in this vivid and interesting presentation. With photographs of golden artifacts and ancient...
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The European Conquest of the Americas

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Witness the birth of the Americas in this presentation, which details the European Explorers who contributed to adding vital details on our modern-day maps. Viewers' worlds will literally expand after seeing the results of Cortes and the...
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Pizarro and the Conquest of the Incas

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students watch a video and complete an online scavenger hunt to explore Incan civilization. For this Age of Exploration lesson, students read about Pizarro and role-play figures to recreate the events. Students create vocabulary...
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Conquest of the Americas

For Teachers K - 5th
Students study the Aztecs and Incas. In this Aztecs and Incas lesson plan, students discover their similiarities and differences and how the Spainards defeated both. Students create a picture book about one of these empires.
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South American Indian Empires

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students study South American Indian Empires. In this South American Indian Empires lesson, students access an interactive web site to determine the answers to a drag and drop activity. They locate the Mayas, Inca, and Aztecs on a blank...
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Tangled Text

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars list different forms of communication, assess importance of writing, read and discuss article "String, and Knot, Theory of Inca Writing", research system of writing, and create "How It Works" posters.
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Ancient Artifacts

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research the earliest Americans. In this ancient civilizations instructional activity, students investigate the Mayas, Aztecs, and Incas. Students examine artifacts used in the cultures and then determine what the artifacts were...
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I AM a Researcher, "I"nca, "A"ztec, "M"aya

For Teachers 5th
Students create and original multimedia presentation on the Incas, Mayans, or Aztecs. In this Meso-American civilization lesson, students research and then compare and contrast the civilizations of the Incas, Mayan and the Aztecs....
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Music in Nature

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students research the Incan civilization. In this Incan civilization lesson, students study the geography of the Andes mountains and play an Andean siku. Students discuss how the sounds of nature influenced their musical piece.
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Ancient Civilizations

For Students 5th - 7th
In this ancient civilizations instructional activity, students discover the Incas of Peru as they read a brief selection about them, study a map, and respond to 6 short answer and essay questions.
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Incas Did You Know- Research Cards

For Students 4th
In this world history research worksheet, student research facts about the Incas. They record the information on two cards that are decorated with Inca clip art, and say "Did you know...."
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Inti Raymi: Festival of the Sun

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students investigate the native Peruvian celebration of Inti Raymi (Festival of The Sun). The lesson provides sufficient background information about the holiday. Students compare the holiday to traditional American holidays.