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Sacred Stories of Native Americans

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A Native America in the Classroom collection provides six videos and support materials about indigenous peoples who lived throughout North, Central, and South America. Young historians are introduced to Incan and Hopi origin stories, a...
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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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Inca Origins

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Origin stories aren't just for comic books. Learners explore the Inca origin story and compare it to other familiar creation myths with an installment of the Native American Stories series. An easy-to-use lesson plan includes an...
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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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Couriers in the Inca Empire: Getting Your Message Across

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars examine how the Inca communicated over large distances. They locate the Inca Empire on a map, define key vocabulary terms, play the game, 'telephone,' and create a quipu to show the year they were born.
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The Rise and Fall of the Inca Empire

For Students 9th - 12th
Visitors to Machu Picchu, especially those who hike the 1,600 feet and climb the over 3,000 steps, are forced to consider how the Incas constructed this engineering marvel without the benefit of iron tools or wheeled carts. Introduce...
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Expansion of the Inca Empire

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
If you could write your own history textbook, what would you include? Learners play the role of textbook writers by examining evidence of the Inca Empire. With primary sources from Spanish and indigenous perspectives, as well as images,...
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Economic Systems of the Incas and Aztecs

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The Inca and Aztecs created vast economic empires in South America, but how did economics play a role? A simulation activity and reading help scholars evaluate the kinds of markets these great civilizations created. They then consider...
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Maya, Aztec, and Inca Civilizations

For Teachers 5th Standards
A 10-lesson unit explores the Maya, Aztec, and Inca civilizations. Over the course of two weeks, scholars read nonfiction excerpts, discuss their findings, and complete activities. An assessment equipped with multiple choice and matching...
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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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The Inca Empire

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Explore the amazing empire of the Inca. Presented here is a very brief outline regarding the government, economy, and achievements of the Inca. Your class will enjoy the vivid photographs and appreciate the easy-to-follow text. Several...
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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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Inca Investigation

For Students 6th - 12th
A fascinating interactive resource lets young archaeologists dig through the history of Huanuco Pampa. The Inca city, located high in the Andes mountains of Peru, was once a thriving community. Craig Morris has spent years researching...
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Inca Art: Worksheet

For Students 4th - 6th
Young art historians use the provided web link to locate, identify, and describe each of the eight Inca art examples found on the worksheet. This is a great way to guide Internet research while building an appreciation of ancient art.
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The Inca Empire: Fact of Opinion

For Students 6th - 7th
Supplement a lesson on the Inca with this learning exercise. Highlighted are 2 image documents which are analyzed to answer 5 fact or opinion questions. Pupils need to provide examples and evidence to support their answers.
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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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Inca Expansionism

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Begin this instructional activity by grabbing learners with the story of an old king, ruling his kingdom after his death 35 years prior (included). A short period of direct instruction provides the context of the Inca split inheritance...
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The Inca Projecta

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Here is a wonderful idea, intended for learners in a collaborative multi-grade setting. While learners of different grades focus on different aspects of the same project, all their efforts culminate in a time tunnel, where they turn...
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Lesson: Creative Containers

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Even functional everyday objects can be highly ornate and thoughtfully designed. Art analysts look at the form and function of an Inca jug used to transport liquid. They consider this jug in relation to other jugs fashioned throughout...
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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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Who is Alexander von Humboldt?

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Never heard of Alexander von Humboldt? Don't miss the opportunity to tell your class about "the most important forgotten man of science." The narrator describes an array of Humboldt's scientific accomplishments in his five-year journey...
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Art of the Inca

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners examine the early civilizations of Central and South America. After examining hand-crafted objects, they discuss the craftsmanship of the Inca and how they used geometric shapes and symbols in their art. They draft a design...
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Couriers in the Inca Empire: Getting Your Message Across

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore how the Inca communicated across the bast stretches of their mountain realm.
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The Inca: A Lost Society

For Students 6th - 7th
In this ESL social studies worksheet, students collaborate with classmates to discuss and complete 5 pages of activities pertaining to the ancient civilization of the Incas.

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