Meeting your ancestors
THE FEAST: 18,000 BC
北 京 人
?1966年又发现一个残破的头盖骨。 ?总共发现了属于40多个个体的北京人化 石。时间距今约七十万年至二十万年。
北 京 人 石 器 制 作 法
▲ 距今时间:18000年前 ▲ 地点:北京周口店龙骨山山顶洞穴 ▲ 体形:同现代人大体一样,脑容量： 1300——1500毫升 ▲ 生产和生活： 开始采用磨制和钻孔技术制造石器、骨 器制造骨针,缝制兽皮衣服产生了原始 宗教仪式过着氏族公社的生活
山 顶 洞 人 头 骨
Draw the main idea of each paragraph.
Para 1. Lala worried about the preparations for the feast and she hoped the feast could be as good as the one last year. Para 2. Lala and her families made preparations for the feast.
Para 3. the description of Dahu.
Para 4. how did Dahu make tools.
Choose the best answer.
1.This text is mainly an imaginative story about a family feast of ____. C A. a girl B. a man C. a girl of the earliest people D. a modern girl 2. From the first paragraph, we can learn that the family groups lived on _____. C A. fish B. crops C. hunting D. farming
3. Lala’s guests came to ____. C
B. talk about an important thing
C. enjoy a feast D. see Lala 4. Dahu went out to sharpen the scrapers to ______. C A. kill an enemy B. use them as weapons C. scrape the fish D. cut stones
5. From the text we can infer that family groups _____. D A. lived together
B. lived far away
C. lived in the same cave
D. lived separately
Answer the following questions after reading the text:
1. Who works cooperatively and who
does tasks alone?
Both men and women work cooperatively.
For example, Lala’s mother and aunts were
preparing the meat of deer and pig over
the fire. Men do tasks alone.
2. Who does the most dangerous tasks? Men do the most dangerous tasks. 3. Where does the danger come from? The danger comes from the wild animals.
1 Read the passage and find out what the possible work division was between men and women in primitive societies and fill in the chart below.
Men’s tasks Women’s tasks
1 2 Fishing
3 4 5
3 4 Preparing food 5
Women’s tasks 1 Collecting nuts, fruit and water 2 Cutting up meat and fish for cooking 3 Preparing skins to make clothes 4 Preparing food 5 Looking after children
2 In pairs work out which jobs Dahu did and which Lala did.
Name Jobs catch fish, repair stone, make scrapers and axe-heads collect fruit and nuts, prepare food