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Can You Dig It Essay

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Name of Lesson: Can You Dig It? Grade Level: 6th Grade
Subject: Ancient Civilizations/Social Studies

Overview: How do archaeologists uncover the story of early peoples? By searching for and studying artifacts and fossils. Purpose: The purpose of this activity is to provide students with experience in analyzing artifacts and fossils. Students will identify the ancient civilizations of their findings. Education Standard: 6.1 --- Students describe what is known through archaeological studies of the early physical and cultural development of human kind from the Paleolithic Era to the agricultural revolution.

6.1.1 --- Explains Stone Age achievements such as the development of tools and the master...

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