It is fascinating to study how humans interacted and survived during the Stone Age. While students now rely on social media, fancy apps, and cell phones, none of that obviously existed during the Stone Age. However, none of that stopped people from communicating and building remarkable civilizations. So, students love to study the Stone Age and how people used creativity and resources to make greatness. Now, exploring early humans: 5 interactive lesson ideas for the Stone Age will be sure to make this unit one students never forget! There is so much excitement and fascinating information in each resource.
Early humans had to use their critical thinking skills to design and create what they needed. So, students will now do the same during these cross-curricular challenges focusing on science, technology, engineering, and measurement.
STEM challenges include designing a basket or carrying device that will hold the most weight. Additionally, students will create 3 valuable tools for an archeologist.
Each STEM challenge includes detailed directions, photo examples, and a material list. Additionally, there are worksheets to make predictions, brainstorm, record trials, calculate their final results, and reflect.
Students will have so many questions when learning about early humans. Thankfully, these reading comprehension passages, questions, and annotations help answer them!
Specifically, there are 5 engaging, nonfiction passages. These include The Earlier Humans and Stone Age, focusing on the Paleolithic Era, Mesolithic Era, and Neolithic Era. Additionally, students will read about archeology and its findings, tools and artifacts of the Stone Age, and the Hunter-Gatherer society. Students will even read about climate change and the domestication of animals and agriculture!
Students will be so excited with each passage!
There is so much fascinating information to learn when studying Ancient History but only so much time each day. Thankfully, this interactive notebook creates the perfect way to teach many topics with hands-on note-taking.
Students will explore many topics, including Prehistoric Times, Hominids, Homo Sapiens, and the Hunter-Gatherer lifestyle. Additionally, students will learn about archeology, agriculture, and much more!
Students will love taking interactive notes!
This is not just an ordinary PowerPoint. It is a virtual experience of Ancient History!
Students will travel through time as they explore The Stone Age, Paleolithic Period, and learn about Homo Habilis. Students will even learn about archeology and its findings, the Leakey family, the Turkana boy, and so much more!
This resource creates the perfect way to begin each day of your Stone Age unit! There are 5 weeks of bell ringers that focus on crucial aspects. This includes mapping, timeline activities, vocabulary, historical quotes, and fun facts.
After seeing these amazing activities, I’m sure you want all of them! Thankfully, the Stone Age Bundle has everything above! It will feel so nice to have a fantastic unit ready to go. Best of all, students will love every minute of learning!
When exploring early humans: 5 interactive lesson ideas for the Stone Age will be incredible! Each lesson idea focuses on in-depth learning, engagement, and fascinating information. Students will love the Stone Age unit with these activities!
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