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What Your Child is Learning in Unit 2, "The Earliest People"

In this unit your child will learn about the first period of human history. He or she will study how our distant ancestors developed tools, language, agriculture, and eventually, cities. He or she will also discover how historians learn about the past from broken tools, parts of skeletons, and incomplete artifacts.

Activities You Can Do at Home to Support Your Child's Learning

Chapter 4 The Depths of Time

Chapter 5 Development of Societies


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