Ch. 1 Section 2 Turning Point: The Neolithic Revolution
Terms, People, and Places
Old Stone Age
New Stone Age
Checkpoint (3 in section).
What skills did Old Stone Age people develop in order to adapt their surroundings to their needs?
What major lifestyle changes did farming allow people to make?
What new technologies did people invent as a result of agriculture?
SECTION 2 Assessment
Reading Skill: Summarize
2. Use your completed chart to answer the Focus Question: How was the introduction of agriculture a turning point in prehistory?
Comprehension and Critical Thinking
3. How do you think the development of spoken language influenced people’s development of skills and religious beliefs?
4. How are our lives today affected by the Neolithic Revolution that occurred 11,000 years ago?
5. How was settled village life different from nomadic life? Consider population size, social status, and technology in your answer.
Writing About History
Quick Write: Gather Information