Type
Crossword
Description

a study of the past based on evidence history
a source made during the period being studied primary
a source created after the period being studied secondary
a theory to explain what happened in the past based on evidence hypothesis
someone who studied the past using written primary sources historian
someone who digs and studies the past using artefacts archaeologist
Before Christ BC
The Latin meaning for in the year of our Lord Anno Domini
Anno domini AD
BCE Before Common Era
CE Common Era
BP before present
period of time that contained distinctive features age
100 years Century
1000 years Millenium
10 years decade

Year 7 Humanities - Primary and Secondary Sources Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The study of the past History
A historical source which was created in the time investigated or a first hand eye witness account primary
A source which has been created after the time being investigated by people living at a later time. secondary
A written primary source diary
An Archaeological source is an object or a____________ that was made in the past artefact
An example of an archaeological artefact Tomb
A possible theory to explain what happened in the past hypothesis
BCE stands for Before the Common what? era
Anno Domini or 'In the Year of Our Lord' abbreviation AD
Before Christ abbreviation BC
An example of a secondary source - history ______book text
A primary source could be unreliable or b_______ . biased
Primary sources can be kept in organised collections of records called________ archives
Historians are like ____________________using clues to solve a jigsaw puzzle. detectives

Investigating the Ancient Past Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Secondary source
Primary source
Hypothesis
Artefacts
Ancient history
Prehistory
CE
BCE
Time
Ages
Future
Heritage
Historian
History

The Ancient World Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

bibliographical
societies
origin
investigate
relevant
compare
beliefs
evidence
Dreamtime
adapted
technology
Aboriginal
migrated
indigenous
archaeological
alphabetical
bibliography
reference
explain
develop
ancient
perspective
civilisation
hypothesis
ruin
inquiry
artefact
bias
secondary sources
primary sources
circa
prehistory
chronological
Era
Anno Domini
timeline
knowledge
countries
suitable
organised
heritage
historian

Prehistory Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The study of the past. History
An expert in history. Historian
A person who specializes in anthropology. Anthropologist
A specialist in archaeology. Archaeologist
An object created and used by humans. Artifact
A part or imprint of something that was once alive. Fossil
Ceramic ware, especially earthenware and stoneware. Pottery
An object that has been modified to help a person accomplish a task. Tool
The first part of the stone age; when people first used stone tools. Paleolithic Age/Era
Before Christ/Before the common era BC/BCE
A community of people who share a common culture. Society
People who hunt animals and gather wild plants, seeds, fruits, and nuts to survive. Hunter-Gatherers
One without a home who moves around or travels freely. Nomad
Involving marriage to one person at a time. Monogamous
Typically having more than one mate. Polygamous
The new Stone Age; When people learned to make fire and tools such as saws and drills. Neolithic Age/Era
The process of changing plants or animals to make them more useful to humans. Domestication
Was the increase in agricultural production in Britain due to the increase in labor and land productivity. Agricultural Revolution
A huge stone monument. Megaliths
The act of specializing, or pursuing a particular line of study or work. Specialization

PreHistory Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

human written past History
writes about human past historian
and object made by an human being in the past artifacts
study of humanity anthorpologist
the study of human activity by looking at artifacts archaeologist
remains of a prehistoric organism fossil
dishes made of baked clay pottery
Things use by prehistoric humans mostly to gather food Tools
era where prehistoric humans used stone tools Paleolithis age/era
Before christ/before common age b.c/b.c.e
People living together in an arranged community Society
prehistoric humans hunted food and gather plants,seeds,fruits,and nuts Hunters-gathers
moved where food was at that time nomad
Form of relationship where there are only 2 people together. monogamous
An open relationship polygamous
Where people made fire and tools like the ones when use today Neolithic Age/era
taming animals such as dogs and kittens ect. Domestication
When prehistoric people seetled down and starting making houses, giving up the nomad life agriculture
used to creat structures and monuments megaliths
to be good at on subject or skill specialization

Unit 1: Geography Fundamentals & Historical Inquiry Skills Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

10 years decade
brfore Christ BC
lines on a map that run east and west longitude
common era CE
writing about history historiography
Anno Domini, the year of our lord AD
1000 years Millennium
north, south, east, west Cardinal
map that shows countries, states, cities, borders, bodies of water, and major roads Political
before common era BCE
northeast, southeast, southwest, northwest intermediate
lines on a map that run north and south latitude
map that uses dots to show the amount of something dot density
100 years Century
map that shows geographical features, such as mountains and elevation Physical
a period of time when something significant happened Epoch
period of time when something significant happened era
map that shows something specific Special Purpose

Stone Age Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Scientist who learns about past human life by studying fossils and artifacts Archaeologist
Weapon, tool, or other item made by humas Artifact
A person who studies and writes about the human past Historian
The earlist part of a time period Paleolithic
People who travel from place to place Nomad
Long periods of extreme cold Iceage
The newest part of a time period Neolithic
The taming of plants and animals Domesticate
The science or practice of farming Agriculture
A particular line of work Specialization

Thinking Like a Historian Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a simple object from the past artifact
before accepting something as true checking the info found in other places corroboration
belivable credible
gathering info from sources, anylizing info, writing results historical process
making a logical guess based on info inference
beliefs regarding a topic opinions
the position in wich something is observed point of view
oversimplifing a group of people stereotype
one sided view bias
first hand acounts written at the time of the event primary source
written by someone who did not witness the events secondary source
able to be trusted reliable
stories or myths passed down through traditions without bieng written down oral tradition
before written history prehistory
recorded event of people history

INVESTIGATING THE ANCIENT PAST Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

SOURCE
EXAMINE
LAYERS
FOSSILS
EVIDENCE
STATUE
MASK
WARRIORS
TUTANKHAMUN
INVESTIGATE
TRADITION
HISTORICAL
DIG
HERITAGE
STRATIGRAPHY
STRATA
SECONDARY
PRIMARY
MUSEUM
HISTORIANS
ARTEFACT
ARCHIVE
ARCHAEOLOGISTS

Texas History Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

adobe
aquifer
arid
artifact
basins
bias
canal
century
chronology
citizen
climate
conquistador
council
decade
diversity
drought
elevation
environment
eras
escarpment
executive
federalism
friar
immigrate
judicial
landform
legislative
location
matrilineal
mestizo
middlemen
mission
navigate
patrilineal
plagiarism
plain
plateau
presidio
primary
privateer
province
relative
republic
rural
secondary
source
sovereignty
stockade
tepees
urban
viceroy