Lessons for Aztecs

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  • The Conquest of the Aztec Civilization - … enormous number of soldiers dying? * the sheer number of Aztec warriors; * the Aztecs attacking from behind the Spanish on the causeway and … year 1519 coincided directly with the Aztec year 1 Reed on the Aztec calendar. According to the Aztec legend, the god Quetzalcoatl was to return and destroy the Aztecs during this year …
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  • The Importance of Music in the Life of the Aztec People - … . Show video and lead discussion about types of Aztec wind instruments. (See Music in Aztec and Inca Territory for description of instruments … done by the Aztecs using instruments and indigenous dress. Internet Sites http://www.burbank.K12.can.us/~luther/aztecs/aztec.html Web page designed to teach about the Aztecs and other civilizations in ancient Mexico …
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  • Aztecs Meet the Spanish - … Spain? Questions for the Aztec Group 1. Did the Aztecs have an empire? 2. Were all the Aztec subjects of Aztec culture? 3. What … /scmfaq/calendar.html Aztec Calendar The Aztec Calendar Tells the day by the Aztec Calendar http://www.ancientscripts.com/aztec.html Aztec Mythology Information about the beliefs of the Aztecs
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  • The Spanish Conquest of Mexico and the Role of La Llorona - … Llorona by Rudolfo Anaya The Aztecs by Frances F. Berdan The Aztecs by Frances F. Berdan The Aztecs by Frances F. Berdan The … The Geography of Mexico The geographical settings of Aztec civilization and contemporary Mexico. Aztec and Spanish Ways of Life in the Early … * family * warfare Make presentations to the class. RESOURCES/MATERIALS The Aztecs by Frances F. Berdan ASSESSMENT Accuracy and completeness of presentation …
    User Rating: Grade Level: 6-8
  • Loco for Cocoa - … chocolate long before the Aztecs. The Mythical Origin of Chocolate An Aztec legend tells this story: Quetzalcoatl, the Aztec god of wisdom and … following legend about Quetzalcoatl. An Aztec legend tells this story: Quetzalcoatl (ketsahl-KWAH´-tul), the Aztec god of wisdom and Alternative: repeat … it was very spicy. ——————————————————————————————— Card #2 Chocolate in the Aztec World The Aztecs arrived in Mexico in the 1300s (14th century) and …
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  • The Mexican Muralist Movement and an Exploration of Public Art - … and an Exploration of Public Art Pre-Columbian/Aztec period: (Note: before the Aztec empire, many other civilizations thrived in Mexico, including … other "Chichimecs," or wanderers, like themselves. During this time, the Aztecs became more agriculturally and culturally sophisticated. Their god, Huitzilopochtli, whom … , but fought heartily to defeat the Aztecs on August 13, 1521. When Cortez arrived, many Aztecs believed he was the return of …
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  • Teaching Hispanic Heritage - … . Describe the geographic, political, economic, and social characteristics of the Aztecs, Mayas, and Mound Builders and their contributions to later civilizations … corrected. ! 3 people per group ! Topics: Aztec religion, Aztec agriculture, Aztec society and history, Aztec science and math, Aztec geographic region, Mayan religion, Mayan agriculture … the Aztec society structured? The Mayan? 4. What can you state about Aztec science and math? The Mayan? 5. Describe the Aztec religion …
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  • Mercado - Trading at the Marketplace - … Elementary The Importance of Music in the Life of the Aztec People Smedley Elementary Knapp Elementary Florence Crittendon School Cheltenham Elementary … Daugherty Conchita Domenech Denise Engstrom Topic Three Latin American Folktales Aztec Folk Literature An Introduction to the Navajo Culture American Indian … in this lesson, including a quick tour of regions. An Aztec Legend ........................................................................................................ 10 Mask making, history, and language activities are involved …
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  • Aztec Religion - … age appropriate. None for this lesson. Materials: Reference books about Aztec civilization and religion (see Bibliographical References) Overhead projector, screen and … sacrifice to the degree of the Aztecs in their devotion to appeasing the gods. The Aztecs didn't always practice human sacrifice … . Assessment: Assess students' understanding of the religious practices of the Aztecs by observing their contributions to discussions. After the discussions, have …
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  • Ancient Astronomy and the Arts - … Materials: Greek stories Copies of the Aztec calendar (Sun Stone) with historical information about the Aztecs' mythology about the pyramids of the … Studies. 2. Study pictures and literature related to Aztec life. National Geographic Society Aztec, Ancient Culture of Mexico, National Museum of Anthropology … students to write a paragraph about how the Aztec Sun Stone was used in Aztec society. 4-7 Lessons Sunrise . . . Sunset Return …
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