1.2 Hunter-gatherers

1. The Age of Hunters and Farmers
1.2 Hunter-gatherers

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1. The Age of Hunters and Farmers
1.2 Hunter-gatherers

Slide 1 - Tekstslide

Which Age are we studying in this Unit?

Slide 2 - Tekstslide

What is this lesson about?
Hunter-gatherers hunted wild animals and collected edible things from nature. We use cave paintings and other sources to study how these people lived. In prehistory, man did not write things down. Prehistory means: before writing.

Slide 3 - Tekstslide

What you will learn in 
this lesson
  • what are hunter-gatherers?
  • what are sources?
  • why are sources important to learn about prehistoric people?
  • why did hunter-gatherers live in small groups?
  • why did hunter-hatherers have only few belongings?
  • how did hunter-gatherers adapt to the climate?

Slide 4 - Tekstslide

Word Duty

Cave paintings: paintings made in caves by prehistoric humans

Prehistory: time in history before people could read and write

Sources: remains from the past

Hunting-gathering: a way of living where people hunt animals and gather food like plants and berries to survive

Nomads: people who do not live in a fixed place

Link to WRTS wordlist for all the other difficult words: WRTS HISTORY


Slide 5 - Tekstslide

1. Read the introduction text. How would you hunt a wild horse? Choose one of the options below.

I would use an ambush to trap it so I could get close enough to kill it.
We could work together with a group of men, hunting the horse.
I would try to kill it by stabbing it with a wooden spear.
I would shoot at it with a bow and arrow from a distance.

Slide 6 - Quizvraag

2. Write down why you prefer this method of hunting.

Slide 7 - Open vraag

3. Read 
"The cave paintings of Lascaux "(p.11). 

Drag the missing words to the correct place in the textbox.

bow and arrow
cave paintings

Slide 8 - Sleepvraag

sources are important because they give us:
a narrative

Slide 9 - Quizvraag

unwritten sources
Drag the pictures to the correct place

Slide 10 - Sleepvraag

Read "Prehistory" (p.12)
Write down 3 examples of a written source

Slide 11 - Open vraag

Write down 3 examples of a unwritten source

Slide 12 - Open vraag

Read "Hunter-gatherers" (p.12). Look at source 1.14. The caption says that hunter-gatherers might have lived like this. Why do we not know this for sure?

Slide 13 - Open vraag

In groups of hunter-gatherers, tasks were divided between men and women. What was the responsibility of each group?

Slide 14 - Open vraag

Complete the sentences by making the correct combinations
1. The hunter-gatherers moved around, 

2. The men hunted animals 

3. The women gathered berries, nuts, mushrooms 

4. They lived in small 

5. They had to adapt 

groups of 20-50 people.
and other edible things.
they did not live in one place.
to their surroundings.
or went fishing.

Slide 15 - Sleepvraag

The things you could find to eat during every season were different.
Find a picture of an item you could collect in nature during the spring.
Upload your answer to this question

Slide 16 - Open vraag

The things you could find to eat during every season were different.
Find a picture of an item you could collect in nature during the autumn.
Upload your answer to this question

Slide 17 - Open vraag

What sort of food did the hunter-gatherers most likely eat, all the year round?

Find a picture and upload it here.

Slide 18 - Open vraag

Write down one question about something from this lesson that you find difficult.

Slide 19 - Open vraag


Slide 20 - Tekstslide


Slide 21 - Video

Slide 22 - Link