Ancient Mayan Civ.: Social Structure, Astronomy & Religion PowerPoint
MAYAN HISTORY part 3: SOCIAL STRUCTURES, ASTRONOMY, and RELIGION PowerPoint Presentation Ancient star gazers mapping the heavens so accurately that they pinpointed every future lunar and solar eclipse 1,000 years into the future. Why were such accurate predictions so important to the ancient Maya? How did they organize their civilization? What was the relationship between astronomy and religion. 57 slides C.C.S. RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.5, RH.6-8.7, WHST.6-8.10, SL.7.2, SL.7.1 $
Chocolate & Aztecs & Cortez Legends-Reading Comprehension- ENGLISH
This cultural lesson on " Chocolate"is the perfect activity for Social Studies when students are learning the Aztec and Mayan civilization. It highlights the legend of how Quetzacoalt gave the chocolate to the Toltecs and was punished by the Gods. It also talks about Cortez and how he contributed to transforming "kakau" into the wonderful sweet chocolate we enjoy.
Chichén Itzá is the largest of the archaeological cities of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. It is one of Mexico's most visited tourist destinations. It was granted World Heritage Site status in 1988 by UNESCO World Heritage Site and was recently selected as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.
Entrance to the Temple of the warriors, Chichen Itza 800-1200 AD. Two serpent columns in the form of a rattlesnake stand behind a Chacmool, the supernatural bearer of the offering to the gods, often human hearts .
This is an 86 slide presentation that comes complete with notes and an accompanying student note-taking graphic organizer. The presentation is extremely interesting and covers the geography, culture and history of each of these three magnificent Meso-American civilizations. The students love this PowerPoint and it's one of my all-time favorites! 86 slides $
Spanish Conquest of the Aztec Empire - PowerPoint with Student Copy! (23 Slides)
Spanish Conquest of the Aztec Empire - PowerPoint with Student Copy! (23 Slides) - This 23 slide PowerPoint Presentation centers on the major events, themes and history of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec empire during the Age of Exploration. The PowerPoint includes vibrant images, transitions and animations that will liven up your discussion and lesson on the Spanish conquest of the Aztec empire during the Age of Exploration.
Mayan - Webquest and Map Assignment with Key (History.com)
Maya - Webquest and Map Assignment with Key - This 10 page document contains a webquest and map assignment related to the history of the Maya civilization in Mesoamerica. It covers all of the major elements related to the Maya civilization, including: geography, religion, culture, advancements, and collapse. It contains 24 questions from the history.com website.