Paleolithic Age Teacher Resources
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Venn Diagram-Paleolithic and Neolithic
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.
6th Social Studies & History 46 Views 123 Downloads
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 43 Views 34 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 18 Views 14 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 13 Views 89 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 32 Views 146 Downloads
Themes Frame: A Historian's Tool
High schoolers 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 4 Views 19 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 78 Views 242 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 15 Views 71 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 7 Views 13 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 14 Views 31 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 19 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 16 Views 76 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 33 Views 149 Downloads
Learners 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
The Volcano Factory
Collaborative groups work together to report on the volcanic activity leading to island formation and construct models to demonstrate the process. Consider having each group present their project to the rest of the class. There are many online resources provided to support this lesson.
5th - 6th Science 19 Views 74 Downloads
Using "mystery bathymetry" shoeboxes, young explorers simulate sonar action to map out the topography of an un-viewable landscape. This classic activity helps physical oceanography learners understand how sonar works. It would be enriching to use when you are teaching the geologic features of the ocean floor to your earth science classes.
6th - 8th Science 5 Views 39 Downloads
My Friend, the Volcano
Working in cooperative groups, young scientists research and report on how undersea volcanic activity may benefit marine ecosystems. There are many links to websites that you can use to stimulate curiosity or for pupils to use for gathering research information.
5th - 8th Science 19 Views 68 Downloads