Paleolithic Age Teacher Resources
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Development of Agriculture and Writing
Starting out with a brief explanation of eras, periods, and ages, this lecture presents general information on the Stone Age and the Bronze Age. Using images and a timeline, the narrator covers the Paleolithic, Mesolithic, and Neolithic eras, stressing the importance of the development of agriculture.
13 mins 6th - 10th Social Studies & History 21 Views 18 Downloads
Venn Diagram-Paleolithic and Neolithic
Review the paleolithic and neolithic time periods using this creative lesson plan. 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.
6th Social Studies & History 23 Views 108 Downloads
Themes Frame: A Historian's Tool
Young scholars research the scientific, economic, and cultural themes that connect Paleolithic and Neolithic inhabitants. They complete Paleolithic and Neolithic Theme Frames, comparing/contrasting the two cultures in an essay or Venn diagram.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 18 Downloads
Paleolithic People: Adapting to Change
Invite your class members to learn more about early and late Paleolithic settlements across the globe with this set of informative worksheets. Incorporate activities to compare and contrast the Paleolithic people of the Middle East, Africa, and Eastern Europe.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History 11 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Chalkboard Challenge: The Beginning of Human Society
After studying Ancient Civilizations, learners could use this jeopardy-like game as a review. Having questions relating to the Neolithic, Paleolithic Era, and more, this presentation would be a great whole class or center activity.
6th Social Studies & History 9 Views 85 Downloads
Make prehistoric culture easy for your class to understand with this well-composed presentation. It provides timelines for the Neolithic, paleolithic age, and the agricultural revolution. Images and information on two prehistoric sites is also included.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 134 Downloads
Poster - Prehistory
Eighth graders examine artifacts from the prehistoric era. In this primary source analysis lesson, 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.
8th Social Studies & History 10 Views 30 Downloads
Students complete a problem based social science lesson and research ancient Europe while they work in groups. They explore the role of Cro-Magnon people in ancient France and create a mural that depicts animal life in the Paleolithic period.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Cave Art: Discovering Prehistoric Humans through Pictures
Students explore how people in earlier times used art as a way to record stories and communicate ideas by studying paintings from the Cave of Lascaux and other caves in France. Three lessons on one page.
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 66 Downloads
Each slide contains notes for learners to use to answer three comprehension questions regarding the Paleolithic Period. They are to draw what a typical day in the life of Paleolithic man would look like. Great resource to make available for test prep or as homework help.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
Era 1: The Beginnings of Human Society
From hunter-gatherers to the Neolithic Age, this PowerPoint walks you through the history and beginnings of human society. Many facts about the various stages of humanity are embedded in this presentation. This is a great resource to use as a lecture guide.
6th Social Studies & History 47 Views 216 Downloads
My How Things Have Changed
Eighth graders discuss the impact geography had on hunter-gatherer societies, their toolmaking. They work in groups to create a Web page that links pictures of artifacts to explanations about what the artifact tell us about the lives of the people who used them.
8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 16 Downloads
The Origin of Humans
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.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History 11 Views 73 Downloads
From the Origins of Agriculture to the first Early River Valley Civilizations
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.
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 18 Views 135 Downloads
Animation Basics: The Option Illusion of Motion
From creating simple flip books to watching Saturday morning cartoons, we have all experienced the magic of animation. But how is it that a series of still images can be brought to life? It all has to do with the speed at which our brain processes what we see.
5 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Prehistoric Art
Know the difference between BC and BCE? How about AD and CE? Introduce art history students to important dating conventions, abbreviations, and terms they need to know as they begin their study of Prehistoric art with a visually stimulating PowerPoint.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
The First Artists
Students explore the importance of cave paintings as the first examples of visual art in the Western Hemisphere. They compare examples of cave art to modern art pieces, discuss the lives of cave painters, create their own animal drawing in the cave painting style and write a story about cave art in this seven part mini-unit.
5th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 11 Views 92 Downloads