Layers of Learning Curriculum Unit 1-11 is here!
- History: Early Japan
- Geography: Mountains
- Science: States of Matter
- Art: Line & Shape
Read the Shinto creation story and write a tale about the three sacred treasures of Japan. Map the mountains of the world and make a mountain animal paper plate craft. Fry ice and watch your soda pop sublimate. Learn to spot the lines in a piece of art and how an artists uses them, plus use them in your own art! All this and much more in Unit 1-11 of the Layers of Learning Curriculum.
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.
This unit can be used as a unit study, an idea book to supplement any curriculum, or as part of the Layers of Learning Program covering history, science, geography and art in a four year rotation.
If you wish to print a physical copy of this PDF unit we highly recommend that you take a digital copy to a copy shop to have it double sided printed professionally; the units are completely formatted and ready for perfect printing results. The unit can either be bound in a comb binding or three hole punched and placed in a binder.
Books to accompany Unit 1-11
Note: These books are merely recommended library resources, they are not necessary to using the course. They’re some of our favorites though! Click on the pictures below to purchase them.