Lesson Information

Fifth Grade Lesson - Pink

Week: 6 -- lesson ID: 685

question
Essential Questions:

  1. What made the Aztec unique?
  2. What was it like to live as an Aztec? A neighboring society?
  3. What is tribute?

Objective
Objectives:

Gain an understanding that the Aztecs:

  1. Were a true empire
  2. Had an advanced culture with science, math, art, music, drama
  3. Were the first great New World culture to encounter the Europeans
  4. Hernan Cortez conquered the Aztec people in 1521.

Mini-mission
Vade Mecum

Vade Mecum List - Inca, Aztec Maya

Important Docs

documents for this lesson:

Aztec Lesson Presentation

The Standards

Lesson Standard:

4-5b: Students will examine historical materials relating to a particular region, society, or theme; chronologically arrange them, and analyze change over time.

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