The Aztecs

The Aztecs


What was the Aztec way of life? And what happened to it when the Spanish came and conquered?

Use The Aztec Resource Bundle to ponder these questions and engage your students in a study of the Spanish conquests of America.

Australian Curriculum Links: ACDSEH016ACDSEH073

This resource is delivered as a 13 page PDF in A4 size.

So, what's included?

✓ Dozens of ideas to introduce the topic, dig a little deeper and get creative with it!

✓ Entertaining 750-word article entitled 5 Staples of the Aztec Pantry targeted at 11-14 year old readers, which takes a look at traditional Aztec cuisine.

✓ Glossary of unfamiliar terms found in the above story to build understanding and vocabulary.

✓ Pre- & Post-Reading Quiz for analysing prior knowledge and reading comprehension (answers included).

✓ Aztec KW chart to help students formulate questions for inquiry.

✓ Video Response worksheet.

✓ Tenochtitlan Map Investigation.

✓ Mexican Flag Analysis.

✓ An Alternative Ending worksheets asks students to ponder 'what if' scenarios in place of the Spanish conquest.

Purchase Issue 14 of HistoriCool Magazine in print or digital format to use this resource alongside the coinciding mag.

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