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Ancient Mexico

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Here are three interconnected lessons intended to build an understanding of life in Mexico prior to and after contact with Spain. Learners take a "trip" to Tenochtitlan through a series of images, read The Evil of Tezcatilipoca and The...
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The Aztecs - Mighty Warriors of Mexico

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Upper elementary learners identify the Aztecs as the builders of a great city and rich civilization in what is now Mexico. They locate the Aztec Empire and its capital on a map and place the Aztecs in the chronology of American history....
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The Exchange, Destruction and Reconstruction of Architectural Signs and Symbols in Mexico-Tenochtitlan: A History of Order and Power

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders use the internet to research the history of cultures throughout the world. In groups, they disucss the meaning of various symbols and view Tenochtitlan as a center of power and wealth. They use everyday materials to...
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Lesson Plan: Carving Through History

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Peek into the art and history of ancient Mexico by analyzing the artifact Stone Serpent Heads. Learners examine images of the piece, discuss its origin, history, and significance. They experience the carving process by creating similar...
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Artifacts: Bringing the Past Back to Life -- the Mexican Case

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine and discuss the meanings of the various symbols in Tenochtitlan. In groups, they complete a part of the model of the city and discuss the importance of finding artifacts. Individually, they choose an a two-dimensional...
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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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Tenochtitlan Needs a Drink

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students engineer a way to provide drinking water using Aztec technology.  In this engineering a way to provide drinking water using Aztec technology lesson, students find a way to deliver fresh water to a city surrounded by salt water. ...
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Aztec Empire

For Teachers 7th - 11th
To set the stage for a study of the Aztec Empire, groups use the provided definition of civilization and generate a list of elements that make up our modern day civilization. The whole class then examines an image of an Aztec city and...
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The Eagle Has Landed: Aztecs Find a Home

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate the Aztec civilization and locate it on a map. They explain the legend of the city of Tenochtitan and investigate the symbolism of the Mexican flag.
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Mexico's Development

For Students 7th - 9th
In this Mexico activity, students write about the causes and effects of various factors on Mexico's development, fill in a graphic organizer about modern life, and answer two map questions (using text).
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Aztec Gods

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The Aztec people had  many gods in their pantheon. Your class gets to learn about three of them. They read about each of the three main gods, then create a god of their own. They use what they've learned about each god to make and...
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"Mexico" Lessons

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students complete a number of lessons to learn the history of Mexico. They research Aztec myths, Tenochtitlan, and create reports to share with the class.
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The Eagle Has Landed: Aztecs Find a Home

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Pupils examine the Aztec civilization in what is now Mexico. Using a map, they locate the empire and explain the legend of the founding of Tenochtitlan. They explore the symbols on various Mexican flags and what they meant to the Aztec...
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Scenes from Aztec Society

For Students 6th - 8th
Analyzing an image depicting a scene from the past can be as effective as reading (for some learners). Here, they analyze two drawings showing an Aztec ceremony and an aerial view of Tenochtitlan. They answer 4 questions about each picture.
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Aztec Myths 1

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students write a diary entry or a letter from the viewpoint of a character in a myth.  In this Aztec myths activity, students define myths and read "The Heart of Copil" and "The Eagle of Tenochtitlan" and find the land of the Aztecs on a...
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The Aztec Myth of the Unlikeliest Sun God

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How did the sun arrive in the sky? Learners watch a short film that describes the myth of Nanahuatl, a weak Aztec god who sacrificed himself to become the fifth sun for his people.
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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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Aztec Culture

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers 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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ELD Lesson Planner: Discovering

For Teachers 6th
Make connections in these three Houghton-Mifflin stories ("Lost Temple of the Aztecs," "The Great Wall," and "The Royal Kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, and Songhay"). Not only will your English learners be able to practice their literary...
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Aztec Millionaire

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Give those kids an opportunity to show what they know about the ancient Aztec culture. This "Millionaire" style game reviews basic facts about the Aztec empire. It includes thirteen complete questions, leaving three additional questions...
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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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Comparing Visual Interpretations and Actual Events: War & Battle

For Teachers 7th
A Venn Diagram is used to compare artistic and historical representations of a single event. Young analysts view the provided images, read textbook descriptions, and discuss the validity of each representation in terms of bias and...
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Geography and the Aztec

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the geography of the Aztec Empire. For this geography lesson, students label a map of and answer questions about the Aztec Empire. Students make a connection between Aztec lifestyle and the geography of the empire.
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Why did the Aztec and Inca civilizations disappear?

For Students 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers can analyze primary source documents to answer the question, "Why did the Aztec and Inca civilizations disappear?" They will read the provided excerpts then answer 11 different questions to uncover the ultimate answer.

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