Interactive Notebook for Middle Ages (Ancient) Mesoamerica ~ Common Core 5-9

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I’ve been teaching grades 3rd – 7th for over 12 years now and I’ve been doing hands-on learning projects and notebooks with my students almost from the beginning of my career. However, it wasn’t until recently that I discovered there’s a name for what I have been doing for over a decade – Interactive Student Notebooks. I did some research and discovered to my delight and surprise that there is a whole teaching philosophy behind it. Who knew? So, I made a commitment to making some adjustments to my lessons to align with the ISN methodology and I really enjoyed the even greater success my students experienced as a result!

I’ve compiled some of my most successful lessons for history and share them with my TpT community of teachers. Here is my unit for Middle Ages (Medieval) Mesoamerica ideal for 5th – 9th grades. This is NOT simply a product full of templates and organizers.

You will find that all of the lessons and pages in my notebooks are truly interactive, not just worksheets to color and glue into notebooks. Here you will find some of my student’s favorite foldable projects that cover the following lessons:

Each of the 10 lessons plus 1 bonus lesson (and over 110 pages!) includes photos of the finished product, teacher’s notes, detailed teacher’s instructions (with many photos), and student pages (templates). You will find that all of the information needed to begin teaching these concepts is in here. This is NOT simply a product full of templates and organizers that require hours of research and prep time - I have included all of that information for you! I have also included many differentiated versions of each lesson to help you meet the needs of all your students from challenge to at risk.

In the preview you file, you will also find a table of contents and several sample pages of a lesson. I’ve included the Common Core alignment for grades 5-8 and included these in the preview file as well.

Here is what’s included:
Lesson 01 – Unit Key Vocabulary
Lesson 02 – Central & South America Geography
Lesson 03 - The Mayan Civilization
Lesson 04 – The Mayan Calendar
Lesson 05 – The Aztec Empire
Lesson 06 – Daily Life in Tenochtitlan
Lesson 07 – The Inca Empire
Lesson 08 – Daily Life in the Inca Empire
Lesson 09 – The Comparison of the Three Empires
Lesson 10 – Contributions of the Three Empires
Bonus Lesson 1 – An Aztec Legend & Deities of the Three Empires


Everything that you see in the preview thumbnail pictures is included in this notebook, ready to teach in your classroom right away. As always, if you have any questions about this product or using this product, I am continuously seeking to improve the quality of my materials. Every effort has been made to make this unit error free. Should you find any errors, please contact me. I will ensure that you receive a corrected copy. Your feedback is greatly appreciated.

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Interactive Notebook for Middle Ages (Ancient) Mesoamerica
Interactive Notebook for Middle Ages (Ancient) Mesoamerica
Interactive Notebook for Middle Ages (Ancient) Mesoamerica
Interactive Notebook for Middle Ages (Ancient) Mesoamerica