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  1.   Aztecs Find a Home: The Eagle Has Landed
All about us we saw cities and villages built in the water, their great towers and buildings of masonry rising out of it. . . . When I beheld the scenes around me I thought within myself, this was the garden of the world. - Bernal Diaz del Castillo, Spanish conquistador It is said that the Aztecs chose the site of their capital, Tenochtitlan, because of the presence of a bird perched on a cactus and eating a snake. In this lesson, students will learn about that ancient Aztec legend and about how Tenochtitlan became the site of modern-day Mexico City.
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  2.   The Conquest of the Aztec Civilization
The Conquest of the Aztec Civilization Denver Public Schools In partnership with Metropolitan State College of Denver El Alma de la Raza Project The Conquest of the Aztec Civilization By Daniel Villescas Grades 9-12 Implementation Time for Unit of Study: 5 weeks Denver Public Schools El Alma de la Raza Curriculum and Teacher T...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  3.   Under the Aztec Sun
Under the Aztec Sun Use paper plates and colorful CrayolaA Paint and Markers to design your own sun. 1. Research the importance of the sun to the Aztec people. Find out how they were represented visually. 2. Draw rays of sun with Crayola Washable Markers on two paper plates. Cut out the rays with Crayola Scissors, and sav...
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    Grade Level: K-12

  4.   On Aztec Terraces
On Aztec Terraces How did people grow their food long ago? Discover how much (or how little) farming has changed with a realistic diorama. 1. Find out about early farming methods such as terraces, fertilization, crop rotation, and irrigation. What agricultural practices were used in different areas? Which are still...
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    Grade Level: K-8

  5.   Aztec Maize
Aztec Maize Corn (maize) was a staple in the Aztec culture. Show the Azteca s sophisticated corn-growing techniques in a realistic diorama. 1. Research the role of corn in ancient Aztec culture. In what area of the Americas did the Aztecs live? When? Why was agriculture, and especially corn, so important to them...
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    Grade Level: 3-8

  6.   Maya, Aztec and Inca
Maya Inca and Aztec 1. Objective 2. Materials 3. Procedure 4. Online Resources 5. Assessment Objective To learn about life as the Inca, Maya and Aztec knew it. Back to the Top Materials 1. Access to the internet to research 2. Textbook 3. Encyclopedia Back to the Top Procedure The class will be divided into 3 groups. Each gro...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  7.   Aztecs Meet the Spanish
...of view on historical events and determine the context in which the historical statements were made (the question asked, sources used, authors perspective.) History/ Social Science Standards: Grade 7 Students analyze the Mesoamerican civilizations in terms of how and where each empire arose and how aztec and Inca empires were defeated by the Spanish. Students analyze the historical developments of the reformation in terms of the institution and impact of missionaries on Christianity and the diffusion of Christianity from Europe to other parts of the world. Language Arts Content Standards: Grade 7 Students...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  8.   Aztecs Meet the Spanish
HERE IT IS Aztecs Meet the Spanish Teacher notes rightSpanish explorer Hernan Cort├ęs encountered the Aztecs in 1519 and conquered them in 1521, claiming their empire for Spain. He then destroyed the Aztecs capital city of Tenochtitlan and rebuilt a Spanish city on its ruins. It is the year 1527 and an Independent Counsel h...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  9.   TDC Lesson Plans - Aztec, Inca, and Maya
...cts Training Mission Digital Library Research People Resources University of Illinois Library 1408 W. Gregory Drive (MC-522) Urbana, IL, 61801 Email: dsd[at]library.uiuc.edu Library Home > Library Digital Services and Development > Search Collections > Teaching with Digital Content > Lesson Plans > Aztec, Inca and Maya Aztec, Inca and Maya Created By: John M. Kirkpatrick Grade Level: Seventh Content Area: Social Studies/Language Arts Database Integration: Using images found on the TDC database, students will analyze Aztec weaponry and its value to Aztec culture. They will also describe the impact Spanish t...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  10.   The Aztecs - Mighty Warriors of Mexico
...f masonry rising out of it...When I beheld the scenes around me I thought within myself, this was the garden of the world. - Bernal Diaz del Castillo, Spanish conquistador When the Spanish conquistador Hernan de Cortes and his army arrived in Tenochtitlan (ten-ohch-teet-LAHN), capital of the mighty Aztec empire, they were amazed by what they saw. The island city was built in the middle of Lake Texcoco, connected to the surrounding land by three great causeways. Stone aqueducts delivered fresh water to the city residents. A network of canals made up the city streets, and farmers grew vegetables on ingenious...
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    Grade Level: 3-5


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