Discussion Questions - Listening

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1. What you read did when think headline? the you

2. What you are your mind when the word images in 'human'? hear

3. day? What humans every do early did

4. like? look early did What humans

5. How years ago? less life 2.4 was million stressful

6. about What today's think world? would humans early

7. in would life like a to be What live cave?

8. began? is it important know Why where civilization we

9. humans have lunch did What and early breakfast, dinner? for

10. time Would million like you back travel to years? 2.4 in

11. Did like article? this you reading

12. think when the of do you 'civilization'? What word hear you

13. do think read? about you What you what

14. How million life ago? was better 2.4 years

15. would be like? as archaeologist working What an

16. Is better scavenger or it to be a hunter?

17. civilization? are greatest the things about What today's

18. our What civilization in will be the like future?

19. use tools today? important are most we the What

20. to would you questions like the ask What archaeologists?

Back to the cradle of civilization lesson.

Civilization - The 20 Questions

STUDENT A's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student B)
  1. What did you think when you read the headline?
  2. What images are in your mind when you hear the word 'human'?
  3. What did early humans do every day?
  4. What did early humans look like?
  5. How was life less stressful 2.4 million years ago?
  6. What would early humans think about today's world?
  7. What would life be like to live in a cave?
  8. Why is it important we know where civilization began?
  9. What did early humans have for breakfast, lunch and dinner?
  10. Would you like to travel back in time 2.4 million years?

STUDENT B's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)
  1. Did you like reading this article? Why/not?
  2. What do you think of when you hear the word 'civilization'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. How was life better 2.4 million years ago?
  5. What would working as an archaeologist be like?
  6. Is it better to be a scavenger or hunter?
  7. What are the greatest things about today's civilization?
  8. What will our civilization be like in the future?
  9. What are the most important tools we use today?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the archaeologists?

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