The Maya Calendar Explained! A Reading Activity and Worksheet

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This lesson is easy to teach and engaging. Students first read about the Maya solar and religious calendars. They learn how the calendars worked and what the Maya used them for. Then, students answer main idea and claim, evidence, reasoning based questions. At the end of the assignment, students use hieroglyphics to write a month of their choice!

Answer keys are included!

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6–8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
Distinguish among fact, opinion, and reasoned judgment in a text.
Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts.
Identify aspects of a text that reveal an author’s point of view or purpose (e.g., loaded language, inclusion or avoidance of particular facts).
Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).

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