Social Studies - 2019-20
WHI.2c - Neolithic Era
The student will apply social science skills to understand the period from the Paleolithic Era to the agricultural revolution by
c) analyzing how technological and social developments gave rise to sedentary communities;
Do the benefits of innovation outweigh the costs?
How does our environment affect us? How do we affect it?
UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD
The beginning of agriculture, including permanent settlements, was a major step in the advancement of human social organization.
Societies during the Neolithic Era (New Stone Age)
developed agriculture (domesticated plants)
used advanced tools
developed weaving skills.
Paleolithic Era (2b)
Neolithic Era (2c)
Neolithic societies (2c)
Carbon 14 dating (2d)
Bronze Age (2d)
Catal Hoyuk (2d)