The Aztecs

5th grade

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Model Project:

Click here to view model voicethread in new window:
http://voicethread.com/share/2353856/


Resources:


REFERENCE:

Online encyclopedias:
Encyclopedia Britannica School Edition Online: http://school.eb.com/
(password protected resource)

Aztec Empire by Encyclopedia Britannanica Kids (iPad application)
SEARCH ENGINES:

Fact Monster.com http://www.factmonster.com/

KidRex.org http://www.kidrex.org/

OTHER SOURCES:

Think Quest: http://library.thinkquest.org/27981/

The Aztecs at Pete's Power Point Station: http://worldhistory.pppst.com/aztecs.html
The Aztecs FOR KIDS at Pete's Power Point Station: http://aztecs.mrdonn.org/index.html

Indians.org: http://www.indians.org/welker/aztec.htm
(Several of the links on this site no longer work).

Arizona State University: Teotihuacan: City of the Gods: http://archaeology.la.asu.edu/teo/

National Geographic
Feature article, "Unburying the Aztec": http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2010/11/greatest-aztec/draper-text

Safari Montage: Visual Learning Service on Demand Streaming Video Service
http://cpsondemandk8.cps.k12.il.us/SAFARI/montage/login.php
*Streaming educational videos on demand at home or at school
*Select Inter-American Magnet School
*Sign in using your First Class username and password.

Open the iPod application and look for audio and video information listed under "iTunesU."


TOOLS:


Citation Machine
http://citationmachine.net


Voicethread.com
USE iPad application!
Voicethread is also available on a computer at the following link:
http://iams.ed.voicethread.com/

Chicago Public Schools' E-mail and Collaboration System FIRST CLASS**
To access for home use, complete the following steps:
  • Click this link: https://fc.cps.edu/
  • Find the area that says "DOWNLOAD" on the right side of the screen and click "DOWNLOAD."
  • Select MacOSX if you have an Apple Computer or Windows if you have a PC.
  • Follow the remaining instructions provided.•Use First Class at home the same way you use it at school for e-mail, document storage, etc.

Student Work:


Room 213

Aztec Origin 213
Angel, Arianna, Andrea, Giselle, Lilian
Voicethread: http://voicethread.com/share/2496212/


Aztec Economy 213
Julian, Citlali, Gilbert, Iris, Katherine
Voicethread: http://voicethread.com/share/2496314/



Aztec Society 213
Jovanni, Rubiana, Andy, Jesse, Xochitl
Voicethread: http://voicethread.com/share/2496273/



Aztec Cosmogony 213
Cindy, Christian, Dayanara, Julianna, Frank
Voicethread: http://voicethread.com/share/2496245/



Aztec Legacy 213
Rubi, Erick, Alexa, Lasly, Mia
Voicethread: http://voicethread.com/share/2496372/




Room 214

Aztec Origin 214
Armando, Anjel, Nicholas, Fabion, Ismael
Voicethread: http://voicethread.com/share/2477459/


Aztec Economy 214
Liam, Samantha, Christopher, Isaac
Voicethread: http://voicethread.com/share/2477511/

Aztec Society 214
Jessica, Leslie, Adylene, Victor
Voicethread: http://voicethread.com/share/2477438/


Aztec Cosmogony 214
Erwin, Emma, Tanisa, Joanna
Voicethread: http://voicethread.com/share/2477417/



Aztec Legacy 214
Isabella, Dayanna, Hannah
Voicethread: http://voicethread.com/share/2477481/