***This resource now includes a handy 2-page student handout (in both PDF and MS WORD). An answer key is also provided.
The plot of the Disney film The Emperor’s New Groove is almost entirely fictitious, but the historical setting was based in the Inca Empire of the 1300s-1500s. This series of PowerPoint slides makes dozens of connections between the film and the real-life Inca Empire.
connections to Inca social structure
connections to Machu Picchu
connections to Inca artwork, aqueducts
connections to the role of llama and alpaca in Inca culture
writing prompts for students to choose and respond while watching
Hyperlinks to relevant YouTube videos
A list of 10 similarities between the film and the Inca