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Aim: What were the achievements of the Mayan Civilization?. Do Now: Based on this image what could you say about the civilization that built this?. I. Mayan Civilization (1000 BC- 1500 AD). A. Geography Located in today’s Mexico, Guatemala, and Belize in the Yucatan Peninsula.

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Aim what were the achievements of the mayan civilization

Aim: What were the achievements of the Mayan Civilization?

Do Now:

Based on this image

what could you say about the civilization that built this?

Aim: What were the achievements of the Mayan Civilization?


I. Mayan Civilization (1000 BC- 1500 AD)

A. Geography

Located in today’s Mexico, Guatemala, and Belize

in the Yucatan Peninsula

Aim: What were the achievements of the Mayan Civilization?



2. Most of their land was flat and tropical

a. good for farming

b. and living conditions

Aim: What were the achievements of the Mayan Civilization?


B. Major Accomplishments

2. Human Sacrifices conducted atop the temples

1. Large Pyramids were constructed to worship the Sun god.

Aim: What were the achievements of the Mayan Civilization?


3. Mayas developed a 364 day calendar based upon movements of the sun

Aim: What were the achievements of the Mayan Civilization?


4. A system of picture writing developed that was similar to Egyptian hieroglyphics

Aim: What were the achievements of the Mayan Civilization?


A complex math system of math Egyptian hieroglyphics

Answer #s 1-5 below.

Aim: What were the achievements of the Mayan Civilization?








Mayan Glyphs Egyptian hieroglyphics

sky king house child city

Aim: What were the achievements of the Mayan Civilization?





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