2. What technology did the Spanish possess when they arrived in 1519 and how did it contribute to their dominance of the Aztec civilization?
1. How did disease play a role in the Aztec conquest?
6. How did the contrasting worldviews of the Spanish and Aztec affect the conflict?
3. How did the religion of each group affect their interaction?
7. How did Aztec innovation differ from Spanish innovation?
4. What symbols would you choose to represent the Spanish civilization? The Aztec? How are they different or similar?
5. How did Aztec religious architecture compare to Spanish religious architecture?
We have considered what the Aztecs valued.
What do we value the most?
As a classroom?
As a nation?
As a species?
What evidence do we have to suggest that we value these things?
Is there a discrepancy between what we claim we value and what the evidence suggests we value?
How have our values changed over time?
What affects how our values change?
What do you think we as a society should value? Why?
Your second draft of your Aztec Diary Entry must be handed in on Tuesday, May 22nd.
Any drafts handed in after that point will be considered your final draft and you will not have a chance to modify your diary entry based on my (or your peers') feedback to improve your mark.
It should be printed off, stapled to your first draft and peer feedback, and handed in.
We compared two descriptions of the above scene and considered the difference between them in terms of how the reader/listener experiences it.
The two descriptions, an outline of notes regarding the image, a list of descriptive words, and a graphic organizer we used in order to start describing a scene is attached.
Here is the image we started describing together:
At this point (May 16th), each group has had at least two classes in which to plan their Aztec Museum Exhibit. Each group's duotang should contain the following documents, in addition to their protocol response pages and a labelled diagram of each of their artifacts.
Group B will continue to have work periods on Mondays and Tuesdays, while Group A has work periods on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Groups should strive to complete any major work on their exhibits prior to the week of June 4th, when we will start focusing on how to display the artifacts.
Prompt #2 (2 min)
A beam of colourful light streamed from the
I never believed they existed, but this one is staring right at me.
“Excuse me, I am a DEMON!”
“Well, demon or not, I can’t take you seriously in that fedora.”
Prompt #6:“It’s just the way life is now,” (she/he/it/noun) muttered
Below are the notes you generated yesterday regarding the strengths of the three city-states for the purposes of the owner of a newspaper publishing company. Remember to fact check and find a source for this information before considering it for your essay!
If you haven't handed me a physical copy of your March/April quickwrite, or your second (or final) draft of your Aztec Diary Entry, you need to get it in ASAP.
Please share documents to my Google email. My username is krtempest (@ the same suffix as yours).