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Paleolithic Age Teacher Resources
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Review the paleolithic and neolithic time periods using this creative lesson. After a unit on Mesopotamia and the Stone Age, learners fill out a Venn diagram comparing the paleolithic and neolithic period, and write a paragraph describing how the two civilizations were similar.
Eighth graders examine artifacts from the prehistoric era. In this primary source analysis activity, 8th graders examine images of artifacts provided on the Library of Congress website. Students then discuss how life changed between the Paleolithic era and the first settlements based on the observations about the artifacts.
Early civilizations developed into complex societies because of the advent of stable agricultural practices and plant/animal domestication. Share the earliest civilizations to grow from the first agricultural revolution with your class. They will learn about Catal Huyuk, Mesopotamia, Egypt, and The Fertile Crescent. Maybe you'll inspire the worlds next anthropologist!
Where did human beings come from? How did they settle into communities and civilizations? Your class will find the answers in this fascinating presentation, which takes the viewer through the stages of mankind, from the primitive neanderthals to the wiser Homo sapiens. Slides include intriguing discussion points and questions for consideration, taking them into the transitions that lead to modern-day societies.