- History: Asian Kingdoms
- Geography: Southeast Asia
- Science: Non-metals
- The Arts: Vivid Language
Make a chain crown for the slave King Aibak of India as you learn about the Delhi Sultanate and figure out what qualities Aibak possessed that allowed him to rise from slave to king of an empire. Make your own kris knife and put on a Wayang shadow puppet play from Indonesia. Collect oxygen from potassium chlorate when learning about non-metals. And learn to write “Juicy Sentences” with a worksheet practice guide. These activities plus dozens more are in Layers of Learning Unit 2-14. 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.