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Aztecs Chocolate History

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Aztecs and chocolateAztecs chocolate history makes an interesting topic for study that is very closely related to children’s lives today. It is quite possible that they have no idea where chocolate comes from, especially in the lower age groups.

Chocolatl (meaning warm liquid) was made by the ancient tribes of Mexico and Central America. The story of chocolate can be found following this link.

This history of chocolate covers

Awesome Aztecs

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Awesome AztecsAwesome Aztecs is a website created by the teacher known as Mr Donn. It has been written for both children and teachers with resources for both. It is a very comprehensive site about this period in history that he calls the Awesome Aztecs!

“Today, in Mexico, there are about one million descendants of the ancient Aztec, living and ...

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KS2 Mayan Civilization Outstanding History Lessons

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Mayan CivilisationThe study of Mayan civilization in a great project for KS2 history and  Keystage History shares a set of pages to help teachers with this topic. NB This is a subscription service!

“When teaching this Mayan unit at KS2, you are advised to use the medium-term planner (see medium term planning) from which all the outstanding lessons flow. Starting with exploring the reasons why the Maya ...

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Ancient Maya

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The Ancient MayaAncient Maya is a fascinating period of history but there have not been many resources made and shared covering this period.  Teaching Ideas has a set of resources which are invaluable to teachers covering this topic.

Maya Fact Cards is a free resource created by Mark Warner and shared on ...

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The Great Fire of London

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The Great Fire of LondonThe Great Fire of London is one of the most significant event during the reign of the Stuarts. This event is often studied by KS1 and there are many resources created for that age but if KS2 are studying the Stuarts it may well crop up and children may wish to revisit and learn more about the event. These sites include medium term planning and lots ...

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