Thursday, March 24, 2011

Day 29: Testing Your Teammates Knowledge of the Aztecs (3/24/11)

Aim: The historians of 2016 will create a five question quiz on the Aztec empire and have four or more of their teammates take the quiz.

Task 1: Submit your homework. If you completed it online last night you do not need to submit it again.

Task 2 Quick Question: Could the Aztecs have prevented the collapse of the empire? Why or why not? If so, what could they have done to prevent it?

Task 3: Open up your document where we sorted 42 facts about the Aztec empire. Track your document and/or Mr. Sanders while we discuss some of the more difficult facts to sort.

Task 4: Create a five question quiz about the Aztec empire that your teammates can take. Use google forms to create the quiz and post it to your portfolio so that your teammates can come and take it. If you need to see how to create and post your quiz, click here.

Task 5: Make sure the following items are posted to your portfolio:
1) Map of Mesoamerica
2) Map of Tenochtitlan
3) Social Pyramids (structures) of the medieval world
4) Blog post about Aztec Sacrafice & American Prison Labor
5) Blog post about Aztec City Design & Los Angeles
6) Five question quiz for your teammates (step 4 from today's lesson)

Homework: Complete a new current event for Monday. Remember, you must write it in the form of a script that a newscaster could read on TV. The best stories will make it into next week's episode of KSN. You story should be one long paragraph or two short paragraphs in length.