- History: The Wars of the Roses
- Geography: Russia
- Science: Health
- Arts: Minstrels & Plays
Write a letter to the conniving Queen Margaret of England giving her advice on how to prevent a war . . . or how to consolidate her power. Reenact the Battle of Bosworth Field. Make and eat Chicken Kiev, Russian dyed Easter Eggs, and Matryoshka dolls. Do a hand washing experiment with nutrient agar. And act out a real live Medieval Miracle Play. These, plus dozens more activities, printables, and crafts can be found in Layers of Learning Unit 2-11. 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, Memorization Stations, 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.