The first lesson plan is a great webquest on the Mayan Empire from the following website
http://mayas.mrdonn.org/index.html Click here to view the website.
The same website is used for the second lesson plan. Students will take notes on the Mayans while pretending to be a spy. Students will write a five paragraph essay about the Mayans. This is a great bundle, please check out my other lesson plans and read what other teachers have said about them.
Students will gain basic knowledge about the Mayans by completing an internet based worksheet. The following topics are covered in this Mayan webquest:
The webquest contains 33 questions and is a great introduction to a unit on the Mayas. An answer sheet is included for the teacher. The information for this webquest is from the following website.
This activity is designed to allow students to write a five paragraph essay about the Mayans in a fun and creative way. Students will use the following website to gather information about the Mayans.
This website is very student friendly. The student handout will guide students through the five paragraph essay format. Each paragraph will focus on a different topic such as:
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The assignment uses creative writing by allowing the students to take role of someone spying on the Mayans. A grading rubric is included for the teacher.