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Eighth graders cooperate in groups to research ten different Spanish conquistadors. They enter relevant information about each explorer into a spreadsheet.
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The Great Age of Exploration (1400-1550)
Delve into the Age of Exploration with this activity-packed resource! Complete with a pre-test, discussion questions and quiz for a 30-minute video on the period, map activities, timeline of discoveries, vocabulary, etc. this is a...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Unit 1: Cortes and the Aztecs: Different Views of the World
Young scholars explore the Aztec culture and the Conquistadors. In this Aztec lesson plan, students investigate the language and culture of the Aztec civilization. Over several days and lessons, young scholars expand their study to...
4th - 10th Social Studies & History
Spanish Conquistador Hernando Cortez
In this essay activity, students research why the Spanish Conquistador Hernando Cortez invaded the Aztec Indian lands. Students research this question and the effects it had on the invasion of the Aztec people and write an essay about it.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History