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Stone Age

Stone Age

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Author: Amritpal Maan
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Content Standard: CA CCS

6.1 Students describe what is known through archaeological studies of the early physical and cultural development of humankind from the Paleolithic era to the agricultural revolution.

6.1.2 Identify the locations of human communities that populated the major regions of the world and describe how humans adapted to a variety of environments.

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Vocabulary

Paleolithic Era (The first Stone Age): the prehistoric period when stone tools were made by humans. The Paleolithic dates from about 2.6 million years ago and ended around 15,000BC

Neolithic Revolution
: the first agricultural revolution. It was a gradual change from nomadic hunting and gathering communities and bands to agriculture and settlement

Hunter-gatherers
: a member of a nomadic people who live chiefly by hunting and fishing, and harvesting wild food.

Think Pair Share

Early Stone Age Tools

Please click on the link above. After reading the text, Think pair share with your elbow partner and discuss the different types of tools. 

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Stone Age Timeline

Please click on the link above. After reading the text, discuss in your groups difference between the Lower and Upper Paleolithic Era. 

Final question !

Create a Google form and individually answer this question.  

Write a paragraph, describing the tools, food, communication, arts, and habits of ancient human societies.