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Early Primates and Prehistoric Man
Students explore primates and prehistoric man. They discuss early illustrations and portrayals of prehistoric man and how he lived. After the discussion, they use periodical indexes and resources to locate an article, read the article, and write a paragraph to debate what is fact and what is theory.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 34 Views 62 Downloads
Eighth graders work together in groups to examine the earliest civilizations. After reading two stories, they compare and contrast the facts with those stories with other ones they have read. They discuss the different hypothesis on the way life began to end the lesson plan.
8th Social Studies & History 22 Views 100 Downloads
Students explore cave art. In this Neolithic Age lesson plan, students get into groups and research a given topic. Students create a poster with information and visual aids. Students then look a pictures and watch a DVD about artifacts found in caves.
K - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 11 Views 10 Downloads
ARTIFACT to ART to GLYPHS
Students study the development of early Latin American civilizations in unit one. The second part of the unit is based on early image-making attempts from the Cro-Magnon to the Peruvian Incas. Students create their own weavings using a variety of fibers and techniques.
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 19 Downloads
The "Science" of Racism
How can we keep racism out of our society? Analyze the factors that lead to racism today and research previous scientific findings that impacted social policy. Your high school students identify ways to prevent past mistakes from happening again today.
9th - 12th Science 9 Views 32 Downloads
Stone Tool Scavenger Hunt
Students use the internet to research the various types of stone tools used by natives. Using this information, they create a chart describing each tool and its usage. In groups, they share their charts with others and answer discussion questions.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Do You Need A Map?
Pupils explain three ways in which marine navigation is important to society. They discuss the importance of having access to up to date data. They use the nowCOAST tool to gather information on tides and weather forecasts for specific areas.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
Cave Art Revisited
Students research the sources of prehistoric cave paintings and engage in an activity of creating their own cave art. The lesson focuses on the design, composition style of the art, and importance of cultural contributions cave painting had in early history.
K - 5th Social Studies & History 6 Views 37 Downloads
Music and Early Man
Creative projects are great ways to increase interest in topical research. Middle schoolers learning about primitive life styles in the Americas explore the importance of music to hunter gatherers. They research and create musical instruments out of found natural objects and then create an essay, picture book, role play, or presentation that shows the role of music in prehistoric society.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 15 Downloads