Presentation on theme: "Warm up vocabulary March 6"— Presentation transcript:
1Warm up vocabulary March 6 Characteristics—a special quality or feature that makes an individual or group different from others.Ceremony--a formal act or event that is a part of a social or religious occasion.Sacrifice--an act of killing a person or animal in a religious ceremony as an offering to please a god.
2Class Notes March 6EQ: What were the main cultural characteristics of the Mayan, Aztec, and Incan civilizations?EQ: How did the culture of the Early American civilizations reflect their values and beliefs?Culture includes a people’s language, customs, religion, government, economy, traditions, and more.
3Class Notes March 6Read and learn about the cultural characteristics of the Mayans, Aztecs, and Incans.Complete a graphic organizer based on the cultural characteristics of each civilization.Compare Aztec and Mayan cultures.
4Questions Why did the Mayans make sacrifices to the gods? What kind of written language did the Mayans use?What is astronomy and why was it important to the Mayans?Why was time very important to the Mayans?