This thematic, integrated unit about the Mayas, Aztecs, and Incas will provide both the teacher and the students with a broad understanding of the topic. The unit starts off with core teaching lessons to build a base for knowledge, followed by student worksheets that compliment the core lessons. Optional lessons are included to add a degree of flexibility and possible enrichment activities to the lesson. The unit finishes off with a major project that allows students to demonstrate further knowledge of Ancient America. This History lesson provides a teacher and student section with a variety of reading passages, activities, crossword, word search, pictorial history and answer key to create a well-rounded lesson plan.