Name: - Dover Middle School

Prehistoric Peoples Study Guide
It has finally come! Our very first test of the year will be on _______________!
This test will be on Unit 1, the Paleolithic and Neolithic Age. To prepare for
this test you should complete this study guide using your book, pages 33
through 46, and pay extra attention to the following numbers in your
binder: #8, #9, #10, #11, #12
If you are interested in staying after school to study, please see me
and we can schedule a day.
Test Format:
 Vocabulary Matching (terms are taken from list below)
 Multiple Choice
 Short Answer Questions
 Venn Diagram (comparing Neanderthals & Cro-Magnons)
 Image Analysis (Paleolithic vs. Neolithic Age)
To help you review, be sure that you are able to define the following terms or
ideas, or tell their significance to the Paleolithic and Neolithic eras.
PrehistoryPaleolithic AgeMigrateBandsHomo habilisHomo erectusHomo sapiensNeanderthals-
Cro-MagnonsDomesticateNeolithic AgeNeolithic RevolutionSpecializationAgricultureHunting and gatheringLand bridgesPaleolithic foodGrowing crops for food (Paleolithic or Neolithic?)Village governmentsPotteryEarth MotherNeanderthal vs. Cro-Magnons: compare and contrast- (Venn Diagram
Neolithic Revolution- 2 causesHow did the development of agriculture lead to the specialization of jobs
during the Neolithic Age?