A collection of 29 long-answer questions for use in a unit on the Aztecs. Topics include: People of the Sun, For the Good of the People, Spain: A Deadly Meeting.
The questions have been written to reflect a variety of levels of questions, dimensions of thinking, taxonomy of assessment, and facets of understanding (see "Classroom Toolbox" file in my product listings).
The students are challenged to "Give thoughtful, complete answers with detailed reasons & examples" for the specific mark outcomes below:
Identity & Worldview
•VA-1 Roles of time period & geography in worldview
•VA-2 How worldview influences choices
•VA-3 How gov't & decision-making process reflect worldview
•VA-4 How worldview shapes citizenship & identity
•VA-5 How Renaissance formed basis for worldview of Western world
•VA-6 Consideration of differing beliefs, values & worldviews
•VA-7 How beliefs & values are shaped by time period, geography & society
Contact & Worldview
•VA-8 How worldview influences interactions with others
•VA-9 How identity & worldview are affected by cultural contact
•VA-10 How change can affect a society