Week Ten: Debates on Mesoamerican Cosmograms
Instructions: First, read each of the assigned texts in this order: Ashmore and Sabloff, Smith, and then Šprajc.
Then complete the written exercise below. Work should be typed, 12-point font, 1” margins, stapled, etc.
Part One – Focused Reading Summary: Each student is responsible for reading ALL of the texts this week. You are assigned ONE reading to present during the class discussion. My assigned reading is Ashmore and Sabloff please focus on the article while answering the questions below.
In preparation for the presentation of your assigned reading, please address the following:
different types of evidence. Write about why it is significant. (3-4 sentences)
Part Two – Key Terms and Definitions: Using material from ALL assigned readings, please answer the following:
Provide page numbers. (2-3 sentences)
citations. (3-4 sentences)
Mesoamerican cities? What kind of evidence supports this? (2-3 sentences)
words. (2-3 sentences)
similarities and differences between the following pairs of sites: Teotihuacan vs. Tikal and Xunantunich