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Name: Max Burrous Date: Period: Assignment: Homo Sapien Sapiens Input Chart

Brain: Large brains using basic speech patterns to communicate.

Facial Characteristics: High, rounded skulls. Skulls identical to modern humans. Small teeth.

Shelter: Built shelters of earth and stone; lived in caves/ huts made with hide

Height: 4.5-6 feet tall

Society/Culture:
Tools: They attached thin blades to bone, antler, and stone to create a wide variety of tools. Tools for engraving and sculpting. They created needles to sew clothing. They made hooks and spears to catch fish. They invented the spear thrower and the bow and arrow. Used medicines and rituals to heal. Art cave paintings, dresses, tunics, beaded necklaces, and carvings. They had feelings about their world and created images to express feelings.

Diet: Learned how to fish and could hunt from a safe distance. Nomadic followed pack animals (horse, oxen)

Name: Max Burrous Date: Period: Assignment: Homo Sapien Sapiens Input Chart

Use History Alive! Pages 22-23 to complete the following. Write complete sentences. Be thorough in your answers. Input Charts are the primary source for Unit Exams (30% HISTORY category) and they need to be used as a study guide. PROMPT 1.) Who created the first prehistoric cave paintings ever discovered? 2.) When did Homo Sapien Sapiens, the earliest member of our own group, live? 3.) Define land bridge. 4.) Why did Wise Humans survive? 5.) Describe Homo Sapien Sapiens tool making capabilities. 6.) Describe this hominids hunting capabilities. YOUR ANSWER The people who made the first cave paintings were the homo sapien-sapien. They lived from 35,000 to12,000 B.C.E. A piece of land connecting two continents. They survived because of the tools shelter and clothes they made. They attached thin blades to bone antler and stone to create a wide variety of tools. These prehistoric humans were also much better at hunting then early hominids. They made hooks to catch fish and used bow and arrows so they could shoot from far away so it would be safer. By painting they could paint on cave walls. They would create a variety of things but they would usually paint about the world around them what they hunted and there imagination. Many scientists believe they painted to express themselves. There is a man that is painting on a cave wall and standing on some wood structure. Once homo sapiens sapiens had food and shelter they had time to create art.

7.) How did early modern humans record their lives? 8.) Describe the imagery of prehistoric artists.

9.) What are some conclusions about why early modern humans created art? 10.) Paraphrase the caption provided with the illustration on page 23.

Name: Max Burrous Date: Period: Assignment: Homo Sapien Sapiens Input Chart

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