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Exploring the Maya Empire Book and CD


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A book and CD pack discovering the Maya Empire, perfect for planning a topic on the Maya.
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This pack gives you all you need to plan a successful short topic on the Maya. It consists of a book and a CD. The book provides step-by-step explanations in double-page spread format, including questions and facts in a 'Did you know?" box.

The CD contains photocopiable Teacher Resources, including descriptions of why each spread was written and background information, lesson plans with embedded activities, objectives, outcomes and so on, an introduction overview video, and comprehension workbooks based on AFs, so that children can also use the topic as a stepping stone for literacy.

Contents of the book:

  • Meet the Maya
  • Maya books
  • Writing, counting and time
  • Farming
  • Food from the forest
  • Cacao to chocolate
  • Ordinary Maya homes
  • Ceremonies and gods
  • Ballgames and myths
  • Cities
  • The rise and fall of Maya cities
  • The end of Maya times?
  • Glossary and Index


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  • 4/5 stars
    30 Jan 2015