After students learn about the Maya, they are going to assume the role of an artisan. The king has ordered your students to create a new currency. The currency must reflect the values and daily life of the Maya. For example, students may include topics about religion, social structure, city-states, beauty, writing, ball courts and the three periods of Mayan history. Additionally, students will complete a two-page chart to learn about the U.S. dollar bill.
Included in the Product
✓ Direction sheet with detailed requirements
✓ Two-page chart about the U.S. Dollar
✓ Teacher answer key
✓ Four currency templates (1/2 sheet and full sheet options)
✓ Four pages of student samples (twenty phrases, two sample paragraphs, six photographs of sample currencies)
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Civilizations of the Americas Bundle: 22 Activities and Projects
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