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Neolithic Period: Art, Timeline & Facts

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What was the primary characteristic of the Neolithic area?

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1. Culturally speaking, what is a sedentary lifestyle?

2. What does Neolithic mean?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

As the development of agriculture began to create a surplus of food, people could settle into a more sedentary lifestyle, devoting more time to art and culture. This quiz/worksheet combination will check your knowledge of the Neolithic Period, from its development in the Fertile Crescent to the dawn of the Bronze Age.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test students in the following areas:

  • Characteristics of the Neolithic Period
  • Definitions of key terms
  • Neolithic art and culture

Skills Practiced

Students will gain practice in the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the Neolithic Period
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as sedentary and Neolithic
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the development of Neolithic culture around the world

Additional Learning

The Neolithic Period: Art, Timeline & Facts lesson, along with its companion quiz and worksheet, contains the following objectives:

  • Explain how agriculture led to a sedentary lifestyle
  • Explore ways in which changes in the Neolithic lifestyle caused an explosion of art
  • Trace growth of the Neolithic Period back to the Fertile Crescent
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