Presentation on theme: "Warm up vocabulary March 6 Characteristics—a special quality or feature that makes an individual or group different from others. Ceremony--a formal act."— Presentation transcript:
Warm 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.
Class Notes March 6 EQ: 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.
Class Notes March 6 Read 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.
Questions 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?
MAYANSAZTECSINCAS LOCATION DATES GOVERNMENT SOCIAL CLASS RELIGION ACHIEVEMENTS