- History: Explorers
- Geography: Caribbean Sea
- Science: Motors
- The Arts: Renaissance Art II
Reenact the voyage of Columbus and make a map of the Treaty of Tordesillas. Create a Caribbean post card and make plantain sandwiches from Jamaica. Make your own electromagnet and a simple homemade motor. And learn more about Renaissance art while practicing perspective and playing “Where’s Waldo” with a Brueghel. All this and much more is in Layers of Learning Unit 2-20. 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, 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.