This is a fun activity that has students analyze the varying perspectives of the Aztec people and the Spanish Conquistadors though a primary source Aztec pictograph. Students can either make a "cut out shadow silhouette" or "black" out the shadow with marker. Both options have examples and picture instructions.
A copy of the Aztec one pager notes is included for students to get information from.
The assignment even has a youtube link that walks students step by step on how to create the shadow silhouettes. Find the link at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d4vKAh1TrFE
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