- History: Normans
- Geography: Nigeria
- Science: Skeletons
- The Arts: Canterbury Tales
Learn what the time period called “The Anarchy” in England was all about as you make a castle craft. Re-enact the Battle of Stirling Bridge as you learn about the Scots fighting for freedom from English oppression. Make a lap book of the Hundred Years War. Create your own Nigerian Adire cloth. Make models of three different types of skeletal joints and color a diagram of a knee joint. Memorize the prologue to the Canterbury Tales in Middle English and make puppets to go with the story of Chanticleer and the Fox. These activities plus dozens more are in this unit. This is a PDF.
In each Layers of Learning homeschool curriculum 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.