Maya Unit: Teach about the Mayans in Mexico! Reading, Game, Coloring

Maya Unit: Teach about the Mayans in Mexico! Reading, Game, Coloring
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Teach about the Mayans of Mesoamerica with this incredible multicultural unit! It includes a non-fiction, informational text and comprehension questions in English, a word game with an answer key, a fantastic image slideshow with a detailed teacher script, two beautiful coloring sheets, and an illustrated poster of Chichén Itzá. These activities are perfect for a multicultural Social Studies or ELA lesson, or for Spanish classes looking to incorporate cultural awareness (even though the materials are in English). They can also be used as sub plans.

Informational Reading ~ This reading is an excellent way to introduce students to Mayan history and cultural practices. It contains valuable background information.

Comprehension Questions ~ These questions will help students process the reading.

Word Game ~ Students draw on important vocabulary terms related to the Maya to unscramble terms and solve a final question. (Plus Answer Key).

Two Detailed Coloring Sheets ~ Original drawings of the Chichén Itzá site and the Mayan rain god Chaac for students to color.

Slide Show ~ These 11 photographs help students better grasp Mayan architecture, cultural practices, and peoples.

Teacher Script ~ A detailed explanation of each image allows teachers to give an in-depth presentation to students.

Original Illustrated Poster ~ A 30 inch x 40 inch poster of Chichén Itzá, great for school bulletin boards and classroom walls


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