To help ensure that you remember the content each chapter, you’ll complete two activities in review.
A. Create a list of ten most significant terms from each chapter. Define each term, and explain the terms significance in regards to the chapter. Include the page(s) where this item is discussed. The significance should be in your own words to prove your understanding of the material. See the sample item below.
B. Create a timeline of the 8 most significant events from the chapter. Do not use any items from your list of significant terms. Be sure to accurately define the term and explain its significance in your own words. Include the page(s) where this item is discussed. List the items in chronological order. These events need not be exclusive to a specific one day or year event but could run for some time (ie. World War II 1939 – 1945). See the sample item below.
Sample term from Chapter 1
Lucy (pp 5 & 7)
Define: Lucy is the Australopithecus skeleton believed to be 3.5 million years old found in Ethiopia (Great Rift Valley) in 1974.
Significance: She represents the earliest evidence of the homonids that walked upright, used their hands to manipulate stone tools, and probably used verbal communication. To date Lucy is our earliest ancestor. Lucy is mama to all humans
Sample timeline event from Chapter 1
250 million to 200,000 years agoTime of Homo Erectus (pp 7-10)
During this time Homo erectus came they had better tools than Australopithecus, developed the use of fire, organized hunts, and LANGUAGE Skills. They were able to migrate out of Africa into Eurasia and most of the Eastern hemisphere.