Aztec Civilization: a brief overview PowerPoint Presentation

Aztec Civilization: a brief overview PowerPoint Presentation
Aztec Civilization: a brief overview PowerPoint Presentation
Aztec Civilization: a brief overview PowerPoint Presentation
Aztec Civilization: a brief overview PowerPoint Presentation
Aztec Civilization: a brief overview PowerPoint Presentation
Aztec Civilization: a brief overview PowerPoint Presentation
Aztec Civilization: a brief overview PowerPoint Presentation
Aztec Civilization: a brief overview PowerPoint Presentation
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Aztec Civilization: a brief overview
Capture and hold your students' attention with this interesting 62 slide overview of the Aztec Civilization. Covering Geography, Religion, Agriculture, Politics, Economics, and Social Structure, this presentation introduces the last great Mesoamerican civilization.

Incorporating the ELA and Literacy Common Core Standards in History/ Social Studies this presentation features:
-academic vocabulary and concepts,
-reflection
-pair share and class discussions
-academic writing activities
-standards' based review question with answer



This presentation, geared towards middle school students, explores Aztec beliefs and cultural practices. Multiple discussions and writing opportunities are built into the presentation. This entire presentation is a subsection of an in depth 290 slide thematic PowerPoint Unit presentation on Mesoamerican Civilization Thematic Unit PowerPoint Presentation with 157 slides of presenter’s notes. It covers the Olmec, Maya and the Aztec civilizations and is available for purchase on this site.
**Revised September 2017 to include a duplicate presentation without CCS slides and a printable version in PDF**

Product format:

PowerPoint Show made with Microsoft 10
Features include: slide sorter, laser pointer, digital pen, high lighter, and presenter’s notes. This makes it possible to add or highlight notes directly onto the slides. It is possible to check out these features on the preview, by right clicking on the screen. A tool box will appear so that you can experiment with the various tools.



Topics:

Geography, agriculture, architecture, social structure, religion, culture, conquistadors

Contents:
2 PowerPoint Shows
-1 with the History and CCS slides
-1 without the History and CCS slides
1 PDF version for printing


62 slides
58 slides w/ presenter’s notes
9 interactive child friendly websites on the Aztecs
8 Academic vocabulary slides:
cacao, chinampas, codex / codices, maize, Mesoamerica, palanquin, rite/ritual, and sacrifice
7 maps
2 class discussions
2 writing opportunities
3 Graphic Organizers
-Pyramid (social class)
-Brainstorming
-T Chart
5 review questions with answers

Slides are organized by color and icons for quick association.

Duration:
2 class periods (it depends on how much time is given for the discussions and the writing opportunities.)

Common Core Standards: RI 7.1, RH 6-8.4, RH 6-8.7, SL 7.1, SL 7.2, WHST 6-8.1, WHST 6-8.10

To see if this presentation will meet your needs please check out the free excerpt from this presentation. Maya Beauty Secrets

Other Mesoamerican civilization presentations available from Skool Aid Products:
Olmec Civilization PowerPoint Show

Mayan History PowerPoint Presentation


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This purchase is for you and your classroom. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.
Total Pages
62 slides
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Teaching Duration
2 days
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