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Write your own story – The Aztecs

Aztec with mask After ruling for two centuries and building pyramids and temples, the mighty Aztecs met their nemesis. The ‘explorer’ Hernán Cortés – took over the whole Empire with trickery, alliances and a few hundred Spanish conquistadors.
Download the Storymaker http://club.creativewritingclub.co.uk/themes/aztecs/resources-to-print-the-aztecs/ Spanish conquistador

⊕ Go through the steps below to create your story...

Print this out:

1. Choose a name for your first character (female)

  • Tlalli
  • Zyanya
  • Quetzal
  • Zuma
  • Nenetyl

2. Choose a second character (male)...

  • Izel
  • Patli
  • Tupac
  • Necalli
  • Montezuma

3. Choose two locations...

  • great temple
  • rainforest
  • great pyramid
  • swamp
  • caravel ( sailing ship)
  • market
  • Choose your own idea

4. Choose two objects to be in your story...

  • wooden Mask
  • crown of feathers
  • cocoa beans
  • golden statue
  • canoe
  • spear
  • dagger
  • map
  • conquistadors
  • Choose your own idea

The conquistadors were hostile Spanish soliders who came in search of the Aztecs legendary 'cities of gold'.

5. Write the story from the most exciting part...

If you are working with a partner - write one line each.