- History: African Kingdoms
- Geography: Mali
- Science: Carbon Chemistry
- The Arts: Textiles
Map sub-Saharan Medieval Africa, marking the major civilizations. Learn the real story of the Lion King. Make beautiful mud cloth designs from Mali. Burn carbon creatures and find out why a whole branch of chemistry is devoted to the common carbon atom. And learn about the art and science of textiles while playing sockhead . . . you’ll just have to get the unit. These activities plus dozens more explorations, expeditions, experiments and explanations are in Unit 2-13. 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.