Aim: The historians of 2017 will be able to channel their inner beast mode and complete fearlessly in a Space Race that tests their knowledge of the Aztec empire.
1: Quick Question: If you were in Montezuma's situation, how would you deal with the conquistadors?
2: Go to Twitter and tweet out one thing that seems interesting about the Aztec Empire. Make sure you use the hashtag #KSFB7 so that we can keep track of your tweets.
3. We will place a Space Race about the Aztecs. There will be some extra credit points awarded for some of the races!
4. We will watch CNN Student News together and have a quick classroom discussion.
5. Homework: Create a flag for the Aztec Empire. Make sure you are using everything you learned about the Aztecs in your colorful creation! The homework is paper only!