Two Mountains – Reference Review

Lesson Goal: After hearing the Aztec Legend The Two Mountains, you will be able to answer some questions by using databases.

  • Aztec Legend: now the Nahua People

  • Tonatiuh — Sun God

  • Ixcocauqui- Sun God’s Son

  • Mixtli- Moon Goddess

  • Coyolxauhqui- Moon Goddess’ daughter

  • Mictlantecuhtli – Lord of the Dead

Valley of Mexico- volcanoes

Iztaccihuatl — the Lady of the Snows

Popocatepetl — Smoking Hill



Global Volcanism Program



  • Find a map of Popocatepetl- what resource?
  • A synonym for the word VOW – what resource?
  • Write a report on the Aztec Indians – what resource?

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