Layers of Learning Unit 3-3

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  • History: Mogul Empire
  • Geography: Pakistan & Afghanistan
  • Science: Fish
  • The Arts: Mogul Art


Learn the story of Humayun, a lesser known Mogul Emperor who went from very bad and very useless to quite the reverse.  Create a mandala design to show the equal status of religions in Akbar’s India.   Learn about the ancient code of Pashtunwali and create a decorated Afghanistan map using these principles.  Learn about the life cycle of the trout, color a printable of the life cycle of the trout and go on a field trip to actually see at least part of the life cycle of the trout.  Finally, try your hand at making your own Mogul Miniature paintings with a little guidance.  Unit 3-3 includes all of this, plus library lists, printables, and links to take you to the web.  55 pgs, full color. This is a PDF.

In each unit you’ll find a recommended library list, important background information about each topic, lots of activities to choose from for kids of all ages, and sidebars with a bunch more ideas including Additional Layers, Fabulous Facts, On The Web, Writer’s Workshop, Famous Folks, and Teaching Tips.  Printable maps and worksheets are included at the end of each unit and may be printed as often as needed for your family or class.  These units are made for whole families to learn together and are appropriate for 1st-12th grades.

3-3 sample page


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