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 1: Submit your homework
Task 2 Quick Question: If you were building a city, would you build it next to a mountain, ocean, on an island, or near the desert? Why?
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
· Farms and Chinampas
· Central Plaza (including Templo Mayor)
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.