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Thurs maya city states

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Thurs maya city states

  1. 1. Bellringer 1. What is the most impressive city you have ever visited? 2. Describe what impressed you about that city.
  2. 2. Impressive City “battle” • You and a group of 3 will try to impress the class with your city • (We will vote and winners get +5 Bellringer points) • Talk to the class about: • Date founded • City population • Major companies headquartered • Cultural contributions to USA • Maybe: tallest building, major events, universities, climate
  3. 3. For Example: • Tucson, Arizona • Founded 1776 • Population: 525,000 • Tallest building: Bank of Am tower (1976) • Company HQ: Buffalo Exchange, Unisource Energy • 55 miles north of Mexico, adds Mexican culture to USA • Mild winter
  4. 4. Take notes on each city and turn in with Maya questions at end of class Las Vegas, Nevada Chicago, Illinois New York, New York Los Angeles, California Houston, Texas Dallas, Texas Miami, Florida Seattle, Washington Boston, Massachusetts Phoenix, Arizona San Francisco, California Atlanta, Georgia Cincinnati, Ohio Denver, Colorado
  5. 5. Mayan cities • Independent city states • Religious and culture centers
  6. 6. Chichen Itza, Mexico
  7. 7. Palenque
  8. 8. Palenque
  9. 9. Palenque
  10. 10. On the back of your city paper 1. Based the political features, identify two Mayan cultural norms. 2. Why do you suppose the Maya chose this place to build Palenque? 3. Predict what the other buildings might have been on the right side of the map. Support your answer with something else from the map.
  11. 11. On the back of your city paper 1. Based the political features, identify two Mayan cultural norms. 2. Why do you suppose the Maya chose this place to build Palenque? 3. Predict what the other buildings might have been on the right side of the map. Support your answer with something else from the map.
  12. 12. Las Vegas, Nevada Chicago, Illinois New York, New York Los Angeles, California Houston, Texas Dallas, Texas Miami, Florida Seattle, Washington Boston, Massachusetts Phoenix, Arizona San Francisco, California Atlanta, Georgia Cincinnati, Ohio Denver, Colorado

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