The Stone Ages

The Stone Ages

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What is the Stone Age?

Use a graphic organizer to take notes about the Stone Ages.

What is the Stone Age?

  1. Why is this period of time called the Stone Age?
  2. What is the Paleolithic Period?
  3. Write 3 facts about this period of time.
  4. What is the Neolithic Period?
  5. Write at least 3 facts about this period of time.
  6. What development marked the end of the Stone Age?


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Comprehension Questions

Answer each question in paragraph from, citing evidence to back up your answers from the given text on a separate piece of paper.

1. What was the main difference between life in the Paleolithic period and life in the Neolithic period?

2. How did people's lives change as they began to domesticate plants and animals during the Neolithic period?

3. What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of the changes in daily life that occurred as a result of the development of agriculture?

4. Some historians refer to the development of agriculture as a revolution because of the dramatic effect it had on people's lives. Explain why you agree or disagree with this statement.