Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Day 24: Tenochtitlan (3/16/11)

Aim: The historians of 2016 will be able to articulate why the Aztecs built their capital in Tenochtitlan and the unique features of the city

Task 3: Track Mr. Sanders as he gives you a Google Earth tour of the Aztec capital and other significant locations for the empire and talks about life in Tenochitlan. There are maps and more information on city in the Help with History section.

Task 4: Create a detailed, colorful, map of Tenochtitlan using Google Draw that includes:
· Lake Texcoco

· Tenochtitlan

· Farms and Chinampas

· Canals

· Causeways

· Central Plaza (including Templo Mayor)

· Tlatelolco

Post the map to your history portfolio when you are finished.

Task 5: Exit ticket

Homework: Read 24.4 in the textbook and complete the corresponding workbook page.

1 comment:

  1. I would build on an island because we will have plenty of water to drink and farm