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The Inca: A Lost Society
Middle and high schoolers read and discuss an informative piece of writing on the Inca Nation and perform tasks in order to begin to form a deeper understanding of this fascinating culture from our past. This six-page plan has everything you need embedded in it for successful implementation with your class.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 27 Views 88 Downloads
Couriers in the Inca Empire
Students investigate how the Inca Indians communicated across the vast stretches of their mountain realm, that was the largest empire of the pre-industrial world. The job of the courier is the focus of the instructional activity.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 12 Downloads
Art of the Inca
Students examine the early civilizations of Central and South America. After examining hand-crafted objects, they discuss the craftsmanship of the Inca and how they used geometric shapes and symbols in their art. They draft a design for a mask of their own using what they gathered about the Inca.
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 20 Downloads
Unveiling the Mystery of the Incas
This lengthy, and very thorough collection of study guide worksheets should help learners who are studying the Inca culture to solidify their understanding of the culture. The worksheets are meant to be used as the class goes through the permanent exhibition at Yale University.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 11 Views 60 Downloads
Couriers in the Inca Empire: Getting Your Message Across
Students examine how the Inca communicated over large distances. They locate the Inca Empire on a map, define key vocabulary terms, play the game, 'telephone,' and create a quipu to show the year they were born.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 25 Downloads
Pizarro and the Incas
Students use print and electronic resources to research Pizarro and his conquest of the Incas. Using the information, they put the order of events into chronological order and complete a worksheet. They identify the reasons for the conquest of Incas by the Spanish.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 4 Views 19 Downloads
Begin this lesson by grabbing learners with the story of an old king, ruling his kingdom after his death 35 years prior (included). A short period of direct instruction provides the context of the Inca split inheritance system, after which pupils begin contemplating methods of revenue for the Inca (guided toward the idea of expansion).
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 15 Downloads
Conquistadors: Inca Rebellion
Students explore the Incan culture. In this Incan history lesson plan, students research the rebellions that occured upon the arrival of the Spanish conquistdors. Students write essays regarding the rebellions and whether or not they could have been avoided.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 16 Downloads
Lesson: Creative Containers
Even functional everyday objects can be highly ornate and thoughtfully designed. Art analysts look at the form and function of an Inca jug used to transport liquid. They consider this jug in relation to other jugs fashioned throughout history, they then use a template to make their own jug design.
1st - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 10 Downloads
Peoples and Civilizations of the Americas: 600-1500
Provide an overview of the religion, life ways, wealth, decline, and economy of several early civilizations. culture groups covered are the Aztecs, Teotihuacan, Maya, Anasazi, Mississippian, Chokia, Moche, and Inca. The only thing this presentation is missing is images.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 19 Views 75 Downloads