Layers of Learning Unit 2-12 homeschool curriculum is here!
- History: Eastern Europe
- Geography: Hungary
- Science: Metals
- The Arts: Printmaking
Make St. Stephen of Hungary’s crown. Read the romantic story of young princess Jadwiga of Poland and make puppets to act it out. Learn how to become a serf in three easy steps when learning about Lithuanian history. Study Hungary by making goulash and a horse craft. In chemistry, learn about metals and how to conduct a flame test. Plus make a smoke bomb to set off in your driveway. Then in art learn to make prints from things like vegetables and yarn. These activities plus dozens more to learn about history, geography, science, and art in a hands-on way.
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.
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 2-12
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.