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FC: The Agricultural Revolution


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6 lessons that answer the standards as well as the framing and supporting questions.

Grade: 4th Grade

Weeks: 1.5

Pages: 56

Standards: 4.1 - 4.5, 4.6, 4.7, 4.11

File Type: pdf

Slide Deck Included: Yes

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Product SKU: PEDFC412


After the last ice age, humans began to establish more permanent farming-based communities across the globe. This agricultural revolution is among the most significant transformations human societies have undergone. Agriculture resulted in an abundance of food, which allowed for the emergence of specialization and social stratification. In this unit, students will increase their understanding of the agricultural revolution and its impact on the evolution of civilization.

6 lessons that answer the standards as well as the framing and supporting questions.

Lessons are developed using all the sources and readings that are in the social studies course frameworks provided by the Louisiana Department of Education.

What does it include:

  1. Detailed lesson plans aligned to the standards and frameworks.
  2. Activities that include all the materials provided in the frameworks
  3. Assessments aligned to the new LDOE field test.
  4. Lesson activity workbook/worksheets
  5. Slide deck


  • 4.1 Create and use a chronological sequence of related events to compare developments and describe instances of change and continuity.
  • 4.2 Use a variety of primary and secondary sources to:
  • 4.2a. Analyze social studies content.
  • 4.2b. Explain claims and evidence.
  • 4.2c. Compare and contrast multiple sources.
  • 4.3 Explain connections between ideas, events, and developments in world history.
  • 4.4 Compare and contrast events and developments in world history.
  • 4.5 Construct and express claims that are supported with relevant evidence from primary and/or secondary sources, content knowledge, and clear reasoning in order to:
  • 4.5a Demonstrate an understanding of social studies content.
  • 4.5b. Compare and contrast content and viewpoints.
  • 4.5c. Explain causes and effects.
  • 4.5d. Describe counterclaims.
  • 4.6 Create and use geographic representations to locate and describe places and geographic characteristics, including hemispheres; landforms such as continents, oceans, rivers, mountains, and deserts; cardinal and intermediate directions; climate and environment.
  • 4.7 Use geographic representations and historical information to explain how physical geography influenced the development of ancient civilizations and empires.
  • 4.11 Explain the effects of the Agricultural Revolution, including the barter economy, food surpluses, domestication of plants and animals, specialization, and the growth of permanent settlements.

Framing Question

How did farming change the world?

Supporting Questions

  1. Where did agriculture emerge first and what are some of the different potential causes?
  2. How and why did humans domesticate animals?
  3. How did human communities begin to change as a result of the agricultural revolution?



3 reviews for FC: The Agricultural Revolution

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  2. Amelia

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  3. Amelia

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