essay should include: a chronological framework specific and relevant archaeolo
essay should include: a chronological framework specific and relevant archaeolo
essay should include: a chronological framework specific and relevant archaeological evidence (i.e. archaeological sites and material culture) in-text citations of any in-class or outside sources used a bibliography of all sources used (not counted in final word count) Provide a general overview and chronological framework of EITHER the Upper Paleolithic or Mesolithic era. Describe how this era functions as a cultural "stage" of human development in light of the important human adaptations and cultural complexities that appear at this stage. Cite evidence for such developments from at least two relevant archaeological sites (corresponding to that era and its geographical range). For example, what kind of artifacts and cultural expressions are found at these sites? What can we infer about the peoples who created them? For example, what kind of subsistence strategies were humans using in this era? Be careful to address each portion of your selected prompt and review the rubric (below). Midterm Rubric Midterm Rubric Criteria Ratings Pts This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAppropriate length and format Single-spaced essay of 1.5 to 2 pages (700 to 1000 words) written in 12 point font with 1-inch margins 5 pts Full Marks 0 pts No Marks 5 pts This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeProper and complete in-text citations & bibliography Proper and complete in-text citations and bibliography of all in-class or outside sources used. Essay is written in students' own words, i.e. not using long in-text quotations. 5 pts Full Marks 0 pts No Marks 5 pts This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeOverall essay response The essay adequately addresses all aspects of the question through an in-depth discussion. 20 pts Full Marks 0 pts No Marks 20 pts This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeUse of supporting evidence The essay appropriately references specific archaeological sites and material culture. 10 pts Full Marks 0 pts No Marks 10 pts Total Points: 40

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