The Aztec Empire

 Coloring Pages!!!

R.L. = Reading Level

P.G. = Picture Grade:

A = Tons of original art, clip art, and photographs. Will definitely keep kids interests.

B = Many illustrations and types of artwork

C = A few illustrations here and there

D = Maybe one illustration if you're lucky

F = Great information, but visually unappealing

General Background Information
  • Aztecs for children - A view of the Aztec world presented especially for children. RL 2-4 P.G. = B+
  • LBMS-Aztecs-Student - Luther Burbank Middle School, Burbank Ca. - Collection of Aztec school reports. RL 4-6 P.G. = C
  • Aztecs - explains the religion, social structure, art, ceremonies, and rituals of the people. RL 4-6 P.G. = B+
  • Kent School District - Aztec School Reports by 5th and 6th Graders. RL 4-6 P.G. = B+
  • Echoes of the Aztec Culture - Created by middle school students. Useful for students. RL 4-6 P.G. = C
  • Mexica: Aztecs - description of the history, religion, economy, society, and writings of this culture that dominated the Valley of Mexico in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. Current pictures. RL 7-9 P.G. = C
  • Ancient Aztecs, The - learn about Aztec beliefs, gods, everyday life, culture, technology, and arts on this ThinkQuest site. You'll also find a timeline and glossary. R.L. 3-4 P.G. B+
  • Empires Past - choose your ancient empire: Egypt, China, Rome, or the Aztecs. This ThinkQuest site offers detailed information and related games to complete your adventure. RL 4-6 P.G. C...but the pictures they have are great
  • Funk and Wagnalls - Comprehensive encyclopedia style information RL 6-8 P.G. C
  • Illustrated Encyclopedia of Mesoamerica - Symbols, land, and other topics of Aztecs and Mayans can be found here. RL 3-6 P.G. B+
  • THE CONQUEST OF THE AZTEC EMPIRE: HERNANDO CORTÉS - Biography and information on Cortes' conquest of the Aztecs from the Univertsity of Calgary. RL 7 + P.G. =B
  • Aztec Calendar - learn how the Aztecs measured time. Incredible site with all you need to know about the calendar. Will tell you today's date using the Aztec calendar. RL 5-7 P.G. = B+
  • Aztec Account of the Conquest of Mexico - in 1519 Hernan Cortés sailed from Cuba, landed in Mexico, and made his way to the Aztec capital. Read accounts by the Aztecs written shortly after the conquest. RL 5-7 P.G. = F
  • Lesson Plans for Teaching the Aztecs