ERIC Number: ED449078
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Mayan Indigenous Society in Guatemala and Mexico: A Thematic Integrated Unit on the Contributions of the Maya Both Past and Present. Fulbright-Hays Summer Seminars Abroad Program, 2000 (Mexico and Guatemala).
This curriculum unit focuses on the contributions of the ancient Mayan people and how these contributions have been interwoven with contemporary society. The unit is divided into the following sections: (1) "Preface"; (2) "Mayan Civilization" (geography); (3) "Mayan Contributions" (written language); (4) "Mayan Contributions" (textiles); (5) "Mayan Textiles" (literature selection: "Abuela's Weave"); (6) "Mayan Influence in Guatemala and Mexico"; (7) "Mayan Contributions" (mathematics); (8) "Appendix"; and (9) "Sources Consulted." Lessons include standards, essential skills, historical background, vocabulary, procedures, materials, questions, background notes, map work, and quizzes. (BT)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Center for International Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Guatemala; Mexico