Mayan Civilization Quiz

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Down in History
The Maya civilization was one of the most dominant indigenous societies of Mesoamerica (a term used to describe Mexico and Central America before the 16th century Spanish conquest). Unlike other scattered indigenous populations of Mesoamerica, the Maya covered a wide territory of southern Mexico, Guatemala, Belize and El Salvador. This concentration helped its people develop one of the most astonishing and unique cultures in the antique world, where the level of knowledge, philosophy and technology still amaze people around the globe.

Mayan Amazing Facts!

Most Maya pyramids were built to reflect astronomical events. As you already know the Maya were advanced astronomers, architects and mathematicians so it isn’t surprising
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What do you think the expression; “make a long story short” means?

3. What do you think “being a part of the microcosm”, means? ______________________________________
4. Why did the interviewer mean when he stated “Wow, that’s really deep”?
E: Personalization Look at the following set of skills. Check the ones you possess and figure out what career pad would suit you the best.

 Talent to communicate in English
 Ability to work in a team structure
 Capability to make decisions and solve problems
 Skill to communicate verbally with people
 Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work
 Capacity to analyze data
 Proficiency with computer software programs
 Ability to create and/or edit written reports
 Aptitude to sell and influence others

These are the skills needed to become an accomplished _________________________
Share your answers with a partner. Does he/she agree? What other career paths would you consider? ___________________

Talk about the following questions.
1. Do you think talents and abilities are genetic? Explain.
2. Could you tell what your career will be? Did you think you’d be in this career when you were younger?

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