Artifacts: Bringing the Past Back to Life -- the Mexican Case

Middle schoolers examine and discuss the meanings of the various symbols in Tenochtitlan. In groups, they complete a part of the model of the city and discuss the importance of finding artifacts. Individually, they choose an a two-dimensional object, identify its characteristics and the elements of design found on the object. To end the lesson, they also build models of the Mayan pyramids.

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Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
World History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Project-Based Learning
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