Exploring Mayan Mysteries
Let the exploration begin! Grab your map and venture to ancient sites to examine the culture, artifacts, and architecture of the Maya civilization.
Launch this unit with a map exercise to familiarize students with the location of four ancient Maya sites using a current-day map.
Lesson 2: Ancient Artifacts
Using text clues and images, students identify ancient artifacts from the Maya civilization.
Lesson 3: Maya or Myth?
Challenge your students to test their knowledge about ancient Maya culture, traditions, and beliefs with this True/False quiz.
Lesson 4: Temple in Tikal: Ancient Architecture
Students explore the concept of step pyramids and use their math skills to determine how to construct a nine-level pyramid.