Nonfiction Books :: Ancient Aztec Daily Life (17).
Below are databases, primary sources and websites to use for the Aztec civilization unit! There is a brief description for account information or how-to set up an account. There are 3 word documents attached for the source types. (One document for Databases, one document for Primary Sources and one document for Websites).
Aztec Farming, The Aztec Calendar Primary Source: Calendar made by Aztecs in the middle of their time as the leaders in Mesoamerica, (1790 rediscovered) In the middle of the calendar was their sun god. The sun was very important to them and their farming. The Sun god was the main god they sacrificed for. Around the sun were hearts, showing that the gods needed to be fed by hearts. Their.
This Ancient Civilization Unit is based on the characteristics of civilizations that are revealed through primary sources of Maya, Aztec, and Inca. Students are engaged in an interactive PowerPoint, tasks, research, videos, and a socratic seminar. These lessons promote critical and analytical thinking as students read and examine documents and artifacts from ancient times.
The Aztec. The Aztec Physical Appearance. Here is a sixteenth-century Spanish description:. the collapse of the Toltec civilization. Legends and traditions. Aztec culture is generally grouped with the cultural complex known as the nahuas, because of the common language they shared. According to legend, the various groups who were to become the Aztecs came from the north into the Anahuac.
Primary sources, primary documents, and archaeology; Program Description. Explore the Mexica and Aztec civilization through artifacts and primary documents. Use these primary sources to investigate the contact between Aztec and Spanish peoples and understand how bias can impact our understanding of evidence. This presentation encourages student participation, including discussion and handling.
The Ancient Aztecs - Explores the ancient Aztecs, their religious beliefs, their culture, and their everyday life. Aztec Calendar - Shows you the current date according to the tonalpohualli, the sacred Aztec calendar.Gives a reading of the significance of the day and the relevant gods. The Aztecs - Another excellent Primary school site which tells the tale of the Aztecs.
Brief History of Aztec Archaeology19 Main Historical Primary Sources about the Aztec24 Reading26 2 EVOLUTION OF AZTEC CIVILIZATION27 Origins and the Great Migration28 Mexica-Aztec History36 Reading49 3 GEOGRAPHY OF THE AZTEC WORLD51 The Concept of Sacred Landscape52 The Valley of Mexico: The Land, the Lake, and Natural Resources56.