Beneath the buildings of modern Mexico City lie the secrets of an ancient civilization. In The Rise of the Aztecs, students explore the roots of the mighty Aztec empire. They will learn how the Aztecs went from a small nomadic tribe to the rulers of Mesoamerica.
The passage has ten standards-aligned questions that will ask students to demonstrate their comprehension, think critically, and analyze sources. It is the 1st of a 3-part series on the Aztecs: