Chapter1 Section 1 Early Humans ACOS: Early Humans: p.(9-12) Main Idea: _________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________ What is history: ________________________________________ Tools of Discovery: Describe the Stone Age: What does Paleolithic mean? Who Were the Hunter-Gatherers? Early humans spent most of their time searching for food. Examples of food 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Describe the roles of women in the Paleolithic Age: Describe the role of men in the Paleolithic Age: 1. 2. 3. 1. Adapting to the Environment: The way that Paleolithic people lived depended on where they lived. Those in warm climates needed ______________ and _____________ Those in colder climates sought ____________________________ The discovery of fire forever changed the lives of the Paleolithic people. List SIX benefits of fire: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. What were the Ice Ages: The Ice Age Began _______________ and ended __________________ List THREE continents that where covered by thick sheets of ice 1. 2. 3. List THREE ways humans adapted to the Ice Age 1. 2. 3. Language, Art, and Religion: Describe how language improved communication ____________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________ How did early people express themselves through art? ____________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________ How did religion play into early times? ____________________________________________________ The Invention of Tools: The introduction of technology helped to improve the tools and methods used by humans in their everyday life. What is flint- _________________________________________ List THREE examples of how flint was used: 1. 2. 3. Neolithic Times: (p.13-15) Main Idea: _________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________ What does Neolithic mean: The Neolithic Age began about _____________ and lasted until ________________ The domestication of animals and plants improved the quality of life List FIVE uses of domesticated animals: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Learning to grow their own food improved their lives Give TWO benefits: 1. 2. Why was Farming Important?: Explain the importance of the farming revolution. ____________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________ The Growth of Villages: Describe how herders lived ____________________________________________________ Describe the benefits of maintaining a farm ____________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________ Describe the two earliest Neolithic villages: A. B. The Benefits of Settled Life: Define specialization____________________________________________________ List THREE types of specialization that developed during the Neolithic Age A. B. C.