Aztec Courage: The Conquest of Mexico

Subjects
N/A
Grade Levels
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Resource Types
Product Rating
Not yet rated
File Type
PDF (Acrobat) Document File
Be sure that you have an application to open this file type before downloading and/or purchasing.
3.49 MB   |   133 pages

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

Join the expedition of explorer, Hernando Cortez and meet Diego Orteguilla, a 14-year old Spanish boy who signs on to sail from Cuba to the land of Mexico. Rumors abound of strange animals, exotic plants and a beautiful, whitewashed city surrounded by water.

You will see Diego and the Spanish soldiers fight their first battle in Mexico and learn of the great Aztec empire and the king who rules this empire, Montezuma. Diego meets two young Aztec nobles, Tonacoatl, a prince of Tlacopan, and the brash, Cacamatzin - a prince of Texcoco. Diego also learns about Aztec life through his contact with Chiameca, sister of Tonacoatl.

The saga unfolds with Cortez' far-reaching decision to burn his ships, the only means of escape, and march inland to meet the mighty Montezuma and see the Aztec capital city of Tenochtitlan. Many adventures await the reader as you witness the gigantic clash of cultures and ideas.

How will it end? Who will win - the Aztecs, defending their land, or the Spanish conquerors?

Author Al Rocca, is Faculty Advisor for the CalStateTeach program at California State University, Monterey Bay. He is the author of numerous books and articles including a children’s series of historical fiction.
Total Pages
133
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
N/A

Average Ratings

N/A
Overall Quality:
N/A
Accuracy:
N/A
Practicality:
N/A
Thoroughness:
N/A
Creativity:
N/A
Clarity:
N/A
Total:
0 ratings
COMMENTS AND RATINGS:
Please log in to post a question.
PRODUCT QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS:
$6.95
Digital Download
ADD ONE TO CART
User Rating: 4.0/4.0
 (0 Followers)
$6.95
Digital Download
ADD ONE TO CART
Aztec Courage: The Conquest of Mexico