Early People


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Early People

  1. 2. Early Peoples <ul><li>Mrs. Johnson and Mrs. Agosta </li></ul>
  2. 3. 1. The Paleolithic Age or Old Stone Age. <ul><li>A. The first people lived more than two million years ago, originating in Africa. </li></ul>
  3. 4. 2. Hunters and Gatherers <ul><li>A. Paleolithic people were nomads , or people who moved in search of food. </li></ul>
  4. 5. 3. Adapting to the Environment <ul><li>Simple tools: digging sticks + weapons </li></ul><ul><li>Technology - the skills and tools people use to meet basic needs </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>C. Language developed to cooperate for hunting. </li></ul><ul><li>D. Clothing of animal skins. </li></ul>
  6. 7. 4. Spiritual Beliefs <ul><li>The dead were buried with tools and weapons, suggesting a belief in an afterlife. </li></ul>
  7. 8. 5. Lucy- the oldest human skeleton found (in the Olduvai Gorge in E. Africa by Mary Leakey) Replica of Lucy’s skull
  8. 9. 6. The Neolithic Revolution <ul><li>In the New Stone Age, people started to settle and farm. </li></ul>
  9. 10. 7. Out of Africa <ul><li>The earliest people lived in Africa and then migrated. </li></ul><ul><li>READ! DON’T WRITE! </li></ul><ul><li>Some migrated over a land bridge into North America. </li></ul><ul><li>Others migrated by boat to Pacific islands. </li></ul>
  10. 11. How is this an example of cultural diffusion? B. Migration led to cultural diffusion , the exchange of ideas, customs, and goods among cultures.
  11. 12. Early Human Migration
  12. 13. <ul><li>Create a Multi-Flow Map to show the causes and effects of the Neolithic Revolution. </li></ul>
  13. 14. <ul><li>Create a Double Bubble Map to show the similarities and differences between the Paleolithic Era and the Neolithic Era. </li></ul><ul><li>Think about comparison categories like: food, dwellings, technology developed, religion, art </li></ul>Paleolithic Era Neolithic Era
  14. 15. Cave Paintings