Study Guide

Lesson 1
Lesson 2
Chapter 1
Lesson 3
Chapter 2
Lesson 4
Chapter 3
Lesson 5
Chapter 4
Lesson 6
Chapter 5
Lesson 7
Chapter 6, Part 1
Lesson 8
Chapter 6, Part 2
Lesson 9
Chapter 7

Life in the Great Ice Age

Life in the Great Ice Age
by Michael and Beverly Oard

Lesson 1: Preface


Life in the Great Ice Age


Pages 4-5 (Preface)


  • Genesis 4:17-22
  • Genesis 11:1-9

Vocabulary Words:

  • Neanderthal
  • Cro-Magnon
  • Archeologist
  • Nomadic


  1. Where does this story take place?
  2. In what types of dwellings did the people live?  Why did they live in these dwellings?
  3. We know the people who lived during the Ice Age were not ignorant.  How do we know that?
  4. Who were the Neanderthals?
  5. Why were the Neanderthals mistakenly considered ‘primitive apemen’?
  6. From where did the Cro-Magnon people get their names?
  7. What is an archeologist?
  8. What is a ‘stone age’ culture?
  9. What is a ‘tribe’?  Name some activities of tribes during this time.


  1. Have students look on a world map and find the general location of where this story takes place.
  2. Find out about rickets – specifically what it is, how it affects the human body, how is it prevented.
  3. Read Tackling the big freeze, interview with Michael Oard (one of the authors of the text).

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