Ch 12: Paleolithic Era to the Agricultural Revolution: Middle School World History Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Paleolithic Era to the Agricultural Revolution chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach the students in your classroom about subjects that include hunter-gatherer societies, the Neolithic Agricultural Revolution and the last ice age. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Paleolithic Era to the Agricultural Revolution chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday The last ice age: thawing ice and new human opportunities A look at what occurs during an ice age
Tuesday Hunter-gatherer societies: making tools and using fire The use of fire and stone tools among early humans
Wednesday Early human communities around the world The nomadic and sedentary lifestyles of early humans
Thursday How humans adapted to their environments The development of agriculture and irrigation processes
Friday Neolithic agricultural revolution: causes and implications The benefits and difficulties of agricultural and nomadic lifestyles

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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