THIS WORKSHEET SET INCLUDES TWO VERSIONS OF FILL-IN-THE-BLANK VIDEO NOTES FOR EPISODE 1 OF THE EPIC SERIES MANKIND: THE STORY OF ALL OF US. THE FIRST VERSION IS LONGER, WITH 53 QUESTIONS, AND COVERS MAIN IDEAS AND SPECIFIC DETAILS AND IS MORE APPROPRIATE FOR HIGH SCHOOL. THE SHORTENED VERSION HAS 39 QUESTIONS AND IS MORE APPROPRIATE FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL. THE WORKSHEETS ARE SEPARATED INTO SEGMENTS AND TIME STAMPED, SO TEACHERS CAN CHOOSE TO SHOW THE WHOLE VIDEO OR SIMPLY A SECTION RELATED TO THEIR CURICULUM. THE SET ALSO INLCUDES, IN ORDER, AN ANSWER KEY FOR EACH EPISODE.
53 Question worksheet. 39 Question worksheet.
Do you want to show the History Channel's amazing new video series, MANKIND: THE STORY OF ALL OF US, EPISODE 1: INVENTORS, but are afraid your students will become bored or stray off-task? Fear no more! This worksheet will keep students engaged, on-task, and increase their comprehension of the series.
While watching the video, students will complete a series of fill-in-the-blank, true or false, and short answer questions. All questions follow the video in order. An answer key is included.
The video covers the following topics:
- Prehistoric Humans
- Hunter-Gatherer Societies
- Fire as a Key to Human Progression
- The Taming of Wolves (dogs)
- The Development of Farming
- The Domestication of Animals
- The Development of Cities
- The Rise of Religion (Stonehenge, Pyramids)
- The Rise of the Bronze Age
Episode Description from History Channel: On a unique planet, a unique species takes its first steps: Mankind begins. But it’s a world full of danger. Threatened by extinction, we innovate to survive--discovering fire and farming; building cities and pyramids; inventing trade--and mastering the art of war. From humble beginnings, we become the dominant creature on the planet. Now the future belongs to us.
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Mankind Episodes 1-12