The Aztecs (History)

  • Year Groups: 5, 6
  • Key Stage: KS2

SKU: H56CS40600

Journey back to 12th-century Mesoamerica with your class as they find out about the fascinating civilisation of the Aztecs. Building one of the biggest cities of the time (without the technology of the wheel to help) on a swampy land surrounded by volcanoes, the Aztecs were a skilled and resourceful people who managed to build up an impressive empire. Your class will find out about how the civilisation began, lived and thrived, before the invasion of Cortés and the Spanish conquistadors in the 16th century.

With lesson plans, slides, differentiated activities and a range of printable resources, these 'Aztecs' History lessons are a great way to challenge your class to consider some tricky historical concepts and give their own opinions on historical events. **Teacher note: these lessons are identical to the History lessons within our Aztecs topic.