Layers of Learning Unit 1-2

Layers of Learning Unit 1-2 is officially here!

Layers of Learning Homeschool CurriculumUnit 1-2

This second unit in the Layers of Learning Program includes:

  • History: Ancient Egypt
  • Geography: Map Keys
  • Science: Stars
  • The Arts: Ancient Egyptian Art

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Layers of Learning Unit 1-2 Homeschool Curriculum

Want to make your own mummy out of a hot dog?  Want to go on an orienteering treasure hunt?  How about making a pop-can peep hole constellation viewer?  Or you can create your own Book of the Dead?  Unit 1-2 includes all of this, plus a printable historical map, and tons of ideas to keep your kids learning with hands-on fun.

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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.

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Layers of Learning Unit 1-2 Homeschool Curriculum

Books to accompany Unit 1-2

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.

Mummies in the Morning (Magic Tree House, No. 3) Growing Up In Ancient EgyptTutankhamen's Gift Secrets of the Mummies (DK Readers, Level 4: Proficient Readers) Bill and Pete (Paperstar) Pharaoh's Boat Ancient Egypt (DK Eyewitness Books) PyramidLife in Ancient Egypt Coloring BookThe Cat of Bubastes: A Tale of Ancient Egypt   [CAT OF BUBASTES] [Paperback] Mara, Daughter of the Nile (Puffin Story Books) The Golden Goblet (Newbery Library, Puffin) The Egyptian CinderellaIf Maps Could Talk: Using Symbols and Keys (First Facts: Map Mania) Map Scales (Rookie Read-About Geography) Maps and Mapping Problem Solving with Maps (Cambridge Geography Project Key Stage 3) Be Expert with Map and Compass: The Complete Orienteering Handbook Looking at Maps (Geography Skills) Find the Constellations The Stars: A New Way to See Them Starry Sky (DK READERS) STARS Stars Beneath Your Bed: The Surprising Story of Dust (Ala Notable Children's Books. Younger Readers (Awards)) Seeing in the DarkBedroom Astronomy with Sticker (Klutz)Extreme Stars! Q&A (Smithsonian Q & A (Children's Paperback))Black Holes, Pulsars, and Quasars (Isaac Asimov's 21st Century Library of the Universe) Epitome of Copernican Astronomy & Harmonies of the World (Great Minds Series) Ancient Egyptian Art (Art in History/2nd Edition) The Art of Ancient Egypt: Revised Edition Ancient Egyptian Art - The Fun Way! Encyclopaedia of Ancient Egyptian Architecture

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