World History Primary Source Activity
This is a primary source close read activity excerpt from the Florentine Codex written by Bernardino de Sahagun in the mid 16th century. It specifically discusses the gender expectations of the Mexica.
This activity can be done as a close read, shared read, or read aloud. It can take anywhere from 30 min to 60 min depending on the level of your students. It is easy to scaffold for struggling readers or give as independent work for advanced students.
Included with the resource is a detailed teacher instruction page with ideas for reading activities and formats you can use with this resource.