Unit 1, Early Humans; Lesson 3: Agricultural Revolution

Note:  TTW= The Teacher Will; TSW= The Students Will; GCR= Google Classroom 

I.  Standard(s): 6.02: Describe the characteristics of the nomadic hunter-gatherer societies, including their use of: • Basic hunting weapons • Fire • Shelter • Tools; 6.03: Explain the impact of the Agricultural Revolution, including: • Barter economy • Domestication of plants and animals • Emergence of permanent settlements • Food surpluses • Labor specialization • New sources of clothing and shelter

     A.  Clear Target: I can demonstrate an understanding of the Neolithic Agricultural Revolution and its causes/benefits, to include how it impacts us today.

     B.  Bell Ringer: 

          1.  TSW be able to answer the question below based on the previous lesson’s clear target in order to provide Closure for the previous day’s lesson:

               a.  Previous Day’s Lesson’s Closure Question(s): Go to lesson 3 and complete the quiz.  Here is the link to the quiz. After you have completed the quiz, be prepared to complete the review below in #1.

                     1.  Review:  After the class has answered the question to the best of their ability, TTW review the previous day’s lesson by leading a discussion on: How did hunter-gatherers live and survive?

                    2. When the teacher feels the information was properly covered and the students have an understanding of the previous day’s information, TTW briefly review the current day’s lesson with the students.

     C.  Set: TTW lead a discussion on the clear target to ensure that the students understand it/them and try to peak the students’ interest in the topic of the day.

     D.  Presentation of New Material: TSW open their laptops and go to the class website  and watch the video.  TSW will take notes and answer any required questions from the video.  Here is the link to the video.


     E.  Guided Practice: TTW show the students how to get to today’s lesson and its materials.  TTW then choose a student at random to perform the same tasks.  TTW help TS get started on the notes and concept mapping.

    F.  Independent Practice (The assignments are due the next school day unless otherwise stated):  TSW complete their notes

   G.  Closure:  TSW be able to answer the following question(s) in the next day’s class discussion: Why was the invention of agriculture so important for humanity?  How has it affected us today? What was the Agricultural Revolution?

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