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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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The Maya Myth of the Morning Star

For Students 6th - 12th
The Mayan Myth of the Morning Star is not only a tale of fraternal jealousy but also an astronomy story based on the Mayan calendar and the movements of the planets and the sun. Check out an amazing animated video that details the myth.

Early American Civilizations

For Teachers 1st Standards
Bridge subjects ancient history and English language arts together with a unit all about the Maya, Aztec, and Inca civilizations. Eleven lessons begin with a read-aloud followed by a whole-class discussion in preparation for practice by...
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Ceramica de los Ancestros

For Students 3rd - 6th
Scholars join a field expedition team to unearth a plethora of treasures from Central America. Artifacts listed in alphabetical order come with an informational blurb and a picture designed for participants to color. Activity pages...
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The Americas and Time Keeping: Crash Course History of Science #5

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Time, time, time ... see how it shaped an entire culture! Science scholars discover the mysteries of the Mayan and Incan cultures during the fifth video in a History of Science series. The narrator shows how these time keepers developed...
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World History and Geography: The Mayan Civilization

For Teachers 7th Standards
Do you want to implement technological skills along with social studies concepts but don't know how? Then this plan was made for you! Sixth graders storyboard and present a multimedia presentation to their class while also learning...
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World History and Geography to 1500 A.D.

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Here's a great resource for your curriculum library. The 240-page packet, organized into units by topics, includes sample lesson plans, links to primary and secondary source documents, worksheets, activities, and sample assessments.
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Mayan Mathematics and Architecture

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Take young scholars on a trip through history with this unit on the mathematics and architecture of the Mayan civilization. Starting with a introduction to their base twenty number system and the symbols they used, this eight-lesson unit...
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Mystery of the Maya, Part 1/4

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Uncover the mystery of the Maya through a blend of recreated dramatizations, video footage, and explanatory narration. In part one of this four-part series we learn how the first scientific explorers discovered the ancient ruins deep in...
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Mystery of the Maya, part 3/4

For Students 6th - 12th
How have linguists and archaeologists been able to decode the Mayan written language? We find that the Mayan numeric system was the first clue into Mayan language. Part three in this four-part series also touches upon Mayan astronomy and...
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Mystery of the Maya, Part 4/4

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Part four concludes this wonderful series on the scientific, linguistic, and archaeological evidence used throughout world history to uncover the mysteries of the Mayan people. In this episode we find the tomb of a king and his remains....
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Hanal Pixan

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research the culture of Mexico. In this Mexican culture activity, students view a PowerPoint presentation about the culture of Mexico and the students take notes. Students write an essay about what they have learned.
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Mayan Advancements

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Farming, mathematics, languages, an incredible array of accomplishments and advancements attributed to the Mayan people.
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Aztec and Mayan Mythology

For Teachers 6th
Here's a fresh take on a mythology unit. Use the myths of the Mayan and Aztec peoples of Mesoamerica instead of the more traditional Greek and Roman stories. This abstract suggests possible approaches and resources that can be used to...
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Come On Over To Maya Place

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders analyze the Mayan culture. In this Mayan culture lesson, 5th graders study the Mayan culture noting similarities and differences between the Mayan culture and their own. Students examine hieroglyphic writing and the Mayan...
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A Classical Maya News Report

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the culture of the Mayans. In this early civilizations lesson, students research selected Maya city-states including Tikal, Clakmul, Piedras Niegras, and Uaxactun. Students use their research findings to present news...
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Understanding Mayan Culture

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students study an ancient culture in Mexico whose people were called the Mayans. They compare certain aspects of Mayan culture with Ancient Egypt. They discuss why some other ancient cultures (Egypt and China) were able to survive for...
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Mayan Pyramid

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students watch an episode of the PBS show, "Maya & Miguel," and examine the history and culture of the Ancient Mayans. They listen to a story and facts about Ancient Mayans, and construct a Mayan pyramid out of sugar cubes.
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American Civilization

For Teachers 1st
First graders become familiar with Mayan culture, Aztec civilization and the Inca Empire.
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Ancient Maya: Knowledge Through Art

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explore the Mayan culture, and our knowledge of it through art, architecture, and the heritage of modern Mayan people. In this art and culture lesson, students develop an understanding of Mayan daily life through a study of...
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Mayan Culture

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the attributes of the Mayan culture. For this Mayan culture lesson, students identify the structure of social classes in Mayan society and design posters that feature their findings.
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Mayan Culture

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students use RAFT prompts to write about Mayan society. In this lesson on Mayan culture, students research and then explain the Mayan hierarchy and social structure. As a culminating activity each student will write a newspaper article...
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Cracking the Maya Code

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students analyze the meaning of Maya glyphs. In this Mayan communication lesson, students use Mayan symbols to calculate their birthdates according to Maya Long Count.
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Where Would I Find the Mayans?

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore Central America and the Mayan culture. They locate Belize, Honduras, Guatemala, and the Yucatan area of Mexico on a map. Students create a visual arts poster with information about each country.