Doña Marina/Malinche (Cortés’ translator): Traitor, Victim, or Survivor?
Writing in Maya Glyphs (45 pages, 2.96 MB)
Using Chapter 2 in this PDF, students in grades K-12 can learn to write their names in ancient Maya glyphs.
Maya Calendar Round: Lesson plan on the Maya calendar & time keeping.
Make a Maya Calendar: step by step guide to make a Tzolk'in calendar wheel.
Mesoballgame.org: four lesson plans linked to the award winning website on the Mesoamerican ballgame:
Weaving: Build a simple backstrap loom and weave the way the Maya did. Project instructions here.
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Free Mayan lesson plans for middle school