The Aztecs: History | Religion and Beliefs
Religion was central to the Aztecs and their way of life, and this lesson takes a look at Aztec religion and beliefs, and how this impacted on their life, including the practice of one of the most controversial customs in history - human sacrifice.
Your class will find out about the gods the Aztecs believed in, how they were worshipped and why it was felt that they had to be fed with human hearts.
This fascinating Aztec religion lesson comes fully planned and ready to deliver to your class. There's an easy-to-follow lesson plan, a slideshow for the teaching input, differentiated activity ideas and a range of printable teaching resources. Just download, teach and enjoy learning about all the gruesome religious practices of the Aztecs with your class!
- Lesson plan
- Activity ideas
- Information sheet
- Picture cards
- Deity Database sheet
- Question cards
- Acrostic poem sheets