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Human Origins Day! Open up your homework to be checked by Miss Smith Complete Warm-Up #2 at your desk. Write down your homework- Read pages and take cornell notes!
Class Agenda Essential Questions Human Origins Notes Stonehenge Article Stearns Expectations (Pre-AP) Venn Diagrams
Essential Questions 1.What is an archaeologist? 2.What is carbon dating? 3.How can we describe Homo erectus? 4.How can we describe Homo sapiens? 5.What is Stonehenge?
Human Origins in Africa Where do we come from?
Scientists Search for Origins Archaeologists - scientists who learn about early people by excavating and studying the traces of early settlements
Scientists Search for Origins Evidence –bones –artifacts tools, jewelry, and other human-made objects
Scientists Search for Origins Lucy - the oldest human, who was found in Ethiopia Carbon Dating - the process of measuring radioactivity to determine the age of objects
Scientists Search for Origins Stonehenge is an example of an archaeological site in England
Progress in Paleolithic Age Homo Habilis - person with ability –Lived million years ago –Appeared in East Africa –Known as the first toolmaker Made first simple stone tools –hunted and gathered food
Progress in Paleolithic Age Homo Erectus – person who walks upright –1.8 million to 30,000 years ago –Hunters and gatherers –First to walk upright and use fire –Developed more advanced tools –The first hominids to move from Africa They moved to India, China, and Europe
Dawn of Modern Humans
Neanderthals – first Homo sapiens –Hunters and gatherers –Sophisticated tools –Built temporary shelters –Planned burials of dead –Cared for disabled members Dawn of Modern Humans
Cro-Magnons – modern humans –Hunters and gatherers –Long-distance weapons like spear-throwers and the bow and arrow –Planned cooperative big-game hunts –Advanced skill in spoken language –Cave paintings Dawn of Modern Humans
Early Human Man Diagram Fill in the diagram with important information from your notes
Stonehenge Article Where is Stonehenge? What do you think it is, from the pictures we looked at earlier? What else do you know about it? Now, let’s read the article to find out! As you read, highlight important details. 15 minutes!
Pre-Writing Assignment Get out the following: –a writing utensil – the Venn diagram worksheet Clear everything else off your desk
Writing Assignment #1 On one of the Venn diagram worksheets, compare and contrast yourself and a sibling or parent. Write out at least 5 unique things about each of you and 5 similarities in the part where the circles cross.
Me My brother Both Example #1:
Writing Assignment #2 On the second of the Venn diagram worksheets, compare and contrast the United States and Australia. Write out at least 5 unique things about each in their circle and 5 similarities in the middle.
U.S. Australia Both Example #2:
Post-Writing Assignment Now, go back and re-read your chart. Decide whether you think these two countries are more similar or more different based on the information you put in the circles. At the top of the page, try to write a thesis statement for a paper about this comparison.
U.S. Australia Both The U.S. and Australia are different because…, but they are more similar because…