The Aztecs


In our The Aztecs lesson plan, students learn who the Aztecs were, where they lived, and what their society was like. Students learn related vocabulary and complete their own research about the Aztecs as a part of this lesson.


Our The Aztecs lesson plan introduces students to the Aztec Civilization, including its history and people. During this lesson, students are asked to look at the picture of an Aztec God and, based on what they know about the Aztecs, come up with the rest of the information about him themselves; they then compare the story they came up with to the real background of the god and compare stories. Students are also asked to research the Aztecs at home and choose an interesting fact that they want to stand up and share with the class, which they will then do at school, strengthening their presentation and public speaking skills.

At the end of the lesson, students will have gained an understanding of the Aztec Civilization.

Common Core State Standards: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.5.10, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.4.1

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useful and convenient but questionable

It was good to be able to find such useful resources but there were also questionable info included in the resources uploaded. Some of the information contradicts with the ideas presented in articles published by encyclopedias such as Britannica. It would be better if the sources of the information could be provided so they could be verified.

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