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24 resources with the keyterm maya

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Aztec, Inca, Maya

For Teachers 5th
Here are a series of lessons on the Mayan, Aztec, and Incan civilizations. This incredible, 15-lesson unit would be perfect for any fifth grade study on these important civilizations. Learners focus on the complex nature of the cultures,...
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AZTEC TILES

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Pupils observe the shapes and lines that make up Aztec sculpture, study Pre-Columbian art as they discover the Aztecs, Mayans and Incas. They create a small-scale Aztec tile using pasta. Creative, clever and engaging.
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The Earliest Native Americans

For Teachers 9th - 11th
The ancient Native American culture groups is such a fascinating topic to teach. Provide learners with a basic understanding of the people and cultures that shaped the prehistoric Americas. Paleo-Indians, Missisipians, Clovis, Olmec,...
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Peoples and Civilizations of the Americas: 600-1500

For Teachers 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...
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Maya Lesson Plans

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Mayan cities may have mysteriously disappeared, but the culture still thrives today. Maya lesson plans bring the culture alive.
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Mystic Lands: Maya: Messages in Stone

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore an ancient Mayan city. In this world history lesson, students watch a video about the ancient Mayan civilization, discussing information prior to and after watching the video. Students then come to understand more about...
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A Classical Maya News Report

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the culture of the Mayans. In this early civilizations lesson, students research selected Maya city-states including Tikal, Clakmul, Piedras Niegras, and Uaxactun. Students use their research findings to present news...
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Mesoamerica: The History of Central America

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars research the life of a powerful woman of the Maya Empire. They analyze the role of women in Maya society and compare them to powerful women of today in an essay.
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Discovering Aztec and Mayan History

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Learners explore Aztec and Mayan history and their influence on contemporary Mexican society. They identify the location, society structure, agriculture, science, and contributions the Aztec and Mayan people made to later civilizations....
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Mesoamerican Carving Project

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders are introduced to the use of glyphs and relief carving by Mesoamerican cultures. They complete worksheets, view PowerPoint presentations, participate in a Webquest and create an original glyph carving in sandstone.
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Maya, Inca and Aztec

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students work together in groups to research either the Maya, Aztec or Incas. They discover their art and examine their daily life. They develop a quiz to give to their classmates over the information they shared.
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Mayan, Incan, and Aztec civilizations within Latin America

For Teachers 6th
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,...
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Mayan Culture

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the attributes of the Mayan culture. For this Mayan culture lesson, students identify the structure of social classes in Mayan society and design posters that feature their findings.
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Mesoamerica: The History of Central America

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine the role of women in Mesoamerica. They watch segments of the Discovery video "Mesoamerica: The History of Central America". After conducting further research pertaining to specific Mayan women, they write essays...
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Great Civilizations Predating Current Day Latin America

For Teachers 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...
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Mystery of the Maya

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers 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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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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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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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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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
Learners 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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Maya Math: Addition and Subtraction

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine how ancient Maya counted, and practice addition and subtraction using Maya number glyphs.
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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.