- History: Settlers
- Geography: Peru & Bolivia
- Science: Sedimentary Rocks
- The Arts: Native American Art
Learn about the horrible trials the early American settlements of Jamestown and Plymouth suffered through. Make a three part flap book about the life of Squanto. Make a model of a reed boat, like the ones floated on Lake Titicaca in Bolivia. Investigate the process that forms coal, a sedimentary rock, and make a stinky model of the process. And dress a warrior in his feathered headdress as you learn about Native American arts. Layers of Learning Unit 3-12 includes all of this, plus library lists, printables, and links to take you to the web. 56 pgs. Full color. 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.