Art in the Upper Paleolithic Era: Examples & Style


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What event of the Upper Paleolithic Era allowed humans to migrate to the Americas?

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1. What were characteristic features of portable art from the Upper Paleolithic Era?

2. _____ is the term usually given to the Paleolithic figurines depicting women, possibly in pregnancy.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These assessments will quiz your knowledge of art in the Upper Paleolithic Era. Questions will cover key areas such as an event that occurred during the period that allowed human migration into North America and the main features of Portable Art.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be responsible for the following:

  • Paleolithic figurines that depicted women
  • The way Upper Paleolithic Art is classified
  • Materials used for carving objects

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the art of the Upper Paleolithic Era
  • Making connections - use your understanding of an event that happened during the Paleolithic Era and how it's associated with human migration in the Americas
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the characteristics of Portable Art and the way Paleolithic Art is classified
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the way women of the Paleolithic Era were depicted in figurines

Additional Learning

The lesson called Art in the Upper Paleolithic Era: Examples & Style will teach you more about the following topics:

  • Background of the Upper Paleolithic Era
  • The way the art from this period was used
  • Portable Art examples
  • Stationary art and how it was made