Changes in Britain from Stone Age to the Iron Age – 5 Guided Reading ScriptsThese were written to complement the two class plays written by Sue Russell entitled Changes in Britain from Stone Age to the Iron Age Assembly (for 7 – 9 year olds); and Stone Age to Iron Age Class Assembly (for 9 – 11 year olds). All scripts available off www.plays-russell.com Suggested time allocation: 20 minutes each.Reading time - around 5 minutes each, not including quiz and discussion suggestions 6 speakers for each:Narrator, Hunter Gatherer, Farmer, Stone Age Man, Bronze Age Man and Iron Age Man1. When? Timeline· 8 million years ago – apes/early humans – fossilized remains in Africa· 4 million years ago – Cavemen· 2.7 million years ago – Stone Age (First of the ‘3 Ages’: Stone, Bronze and Iron)· 2.7 million years ago (i) Palaeolithic or Old Stone Age· 20 – 10 thousand years ago (ii) Mesolithic or Middle Stone Age· 10 thousand years ago (iii) Neolithic or New Stone Age· 4,000 BC Farming throughout Britain· 2,000 BC Bronze Age in Britain· 600 BC Iron Age in Britain2. Key Changes and Factors effecting Change:- Ape to Caveman (Physical development that enabled more use of hands)- Development of Tools – starting with flints; and later Weapons- Stone to Bronze to Iron- Impact of Ice Age- Hunter Gatherer to Farmer3. Changes – Things- Weapons- Food/Storage- Farming Techniques- Pottery, Bronze, Iron- Impact on Population4. Changes – People- How they looked (dressed)- How they communicated- How they organised themselves- Farming- Trade- War5. Evidence- Olduvai Gorge flints/ Flint Mines- Cave Paintings- Skara Brae- Field Patterns- Stonehenge- Hill forts - Danebury HillFeedback much appreciated.