Presentation on theme: "¡Viva América Latina! History Focus: The Maya Civilization."— Presentation transcript:
¡Viva América Latina! History Focus: The Maya Civilization
Topic Overview: Cross- Curricular Links Spanish: Greetings, feelings, food, colours, numbers etc Art: Day of the Dead sketching, painting and printing
Topic Overview: Cross- Curricular Links Literacy: Stories from Other Cultures Maths: Mayan place value, constructing 3D Mayan pyramids, symmetrical Mayan masks.
Topic Overview: Cross- Curricular Links Geography: Locating countries, using an Atlas. Physical and human geography of specific Latin American countries. Science: Habitats
History Focus: The Maya Civilization Heavy focus on History skills and becoming “History Detectives” Children generating questions to explore during the topic; at the start and throughout History lessons
Skills Covered from new National Curriculum Ask questions about the past Suggest suitable sources of evidence for historical enquiries Use evidence to find answers to questions about the past Use more than one source of evidence for historical enquiry in order to gain a more accurate understanding of history Describe the social, ethnic, cultural or religious diversity of past society.
Next Steps: Children to use a range of sources to find answers to their enquiries, including some key dates Put together a class ‘Maya Timeline’ on washing line