Neanderthals: Middle School

Assessing Neanderthals

Students will begin to assess the developments and accomplishments of early human civilizations. To view and edit the full lesson open the PDF or .docx below. 

Curriculum Connections

  • Social Studies: Ancient Civilizations, Early Man
  • Science: Human Development 

Newsela Article

Learning Objective

  • Today I am learning…to support a claim with relevant details from a text.
  • So I can…identify 3-5 strongest reasons that support the claim.
  • I know I understand when….I can identify strong evidence in a text.
  • Students will be able to…support a claim with at least 3 relevant details from a text.

Learning Standard

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.6.1.B
Support claim(s) with clear reasons and relevant evidence, using credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.

CCSS. SOCIAL STUDIES RH.6-8.1
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.

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