Aim: The historians will critic the end of the world Mayan Calendar debate citing evidence and personal opinion.
Task 1: Submit your homework. If you already completed your homework last night, you do not have to submit it again.
Task 2 Quick Question: Some people believe that the world will end in the year 2012 based on an interpretation of a Mesoamerican calendar. Is this a reasonable idea or do you think that is a crazy idea?
Task 3: Track Mr. Sanders as he explains the Mayan calendar system.
Task 4: Spend some time looking at different websites that talk about the end of the world and its relationship with the Mayan calendar.
Exit Ticket: After doing some research, do you think it is fair to believe that the world will end in 2012? Why or why not?
Create a Tumblr post where you share the same response as you did on the exit ticket.
Homework: Read about the religious beliefs and practices of the Mayan peoples and complete the workbook page.