Foraging Bands: Defining Features


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What are defined as traditional and widely accepted ways of behaving or actions that are specific to a particular society?

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1. What type of lifestyle is defined as having no fixed home and moving from place to place in search of food and water?

2. What is defined as a very small, oftentimes nomadic group that is connected by family ties and that is politically independent?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are several characteristics that identify foraging bands, and this quiz and accompanying worksheet will help you test your understanding of these characteristics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you will be tested on the following vocabulary:

  • Customs
  • Nomadic
  • Band
  • Foragers

Skills Practiced

These assessments will help you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the characteristics of foraging bands
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about societal groups in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define terms such as nomadic, band, foragers, and customs

Additional Learning

Different groups of people have developed different customs. Learn more about foragers with the lesson titled Foraging Bands: Defining Features. This lesson will teach you about the following:

  • Typical lifestyle of foraging bands
  • The definition of foraging bands
  • The meaning of egalitarian