The Stone Age: Period & Overview


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Why do we call prehistory the Stone Age?

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1. During which period did humans build the simplest tools?

2. During which period did humans begin to farm?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet for this lesson will help to test you on important information on the Stone Age. Specific details include a timeline and the attributes of the period.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These evaluations will test you on:

  • Periods of the Stone Age
  • The derivation of the term Stone Age
  • Population growth during this period
  • The concept of animism

Skills Practiced

The quiz and worksheet will assess your skills of:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Stone Age lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding periods of the Stone Age
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about animism

Additional Learning

To learn more about this prehistoric time period, take the time to review the associated lesson on The Stone Age. This lesson will address these objectives in detail:

  • Understand where the term Stone Age comes from
  • Identify the periods of the Stone Age
  • Discover the population growth during this age
  • Define the term animism