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12 things to know about the Neolithic era / by Meg Marquardt.

Marquardt, Meg. (Author).
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Prehistoric

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781645820512
  • Physical Description: 1 electronic text (32 p.) : col. ill.
  • Publisher: Mankato, MN : 12 Story Library, c2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title proper from title frame.
Includes chronology.
Includes glossary.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Neolithic people started the agricultural revolution -- Plants were domesticated -- Animals were domesticated -- Pottery production boomed -- Towns and cities were built -- New types of social structures took shape -- Fighting grew more intense -- Neolithic people created temples -- Neolithic people had an early type of writing -- Jericho was one of the first great cities -- Neolithic people made mysterious circular enclosures -- Copper put an end to the Stone Age.
Summary, etc.:
"In the final stage of the Stone Age, humans' use of stone tools was coming to an end. People started farming, at different times in different places. Chapters cover how plants and animals were domesticated, how pottery production boomed, and how farming meant that people could settle down, stay put, and build great cities like Jericho. The first known plague victim dates from this era, and so do the earliest temples. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos and fascinating facts. Sidebars go deeper, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. A Timeline of the Neolithic Era gives a big-picture view"--Provided by the publisher.
Target Audience Note:
4-8 Medialog, Inc.
690 Lexile.
Grades 3-6.
T Guided Reading Level.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR Middle Grades 4.9 1.0 quiz: 506187
Original Version Note:
Original version: 9781632357700 (hardcover)
Original version: 9781632358790 (paperback)
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Neolithic period > Juvenile literature.
Civilization, Ancient > Juvenile literature.

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