Hernan Cortez and the Fall of the Aztecs Lesson

© History Skills
© History Skills

Learning objectives

In this lesson, students will gain an understanding of the historical significance of Hernan Cortez. They will develop an awareness of the details of his life, his achievements and the consequences of his actions during this historical period. Students will have the opportunity to achieve this through choosing their own method of learning, from reading and research options, as well as the chance to engage in extension activities. This lesson includes a self-marking quiz for students to demonstrate their learning.

How would you like to learn?

Option 1: Readings

Step 1: Download a copy of the reading questions worksheet below:

Cortez Reading Questions.docx
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Step 2: Answer the set questions by reading the webpage below:

Option 2: Internet research

Download a copy of the research worksheet and use the internet to complete the tables.

Cortez Research Worksheet.docx
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Extension activities

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