- History: Slave Trade
- Geography: Brazil
- Science: Gems & Minerals
- The Arts: Colonial Art
Make a Triangle Trade map and a William Wilberforce craft as you learn about the infamous slave trade of the 17th and 18th centuries. Make carnival masks as you learn about Brazil. Learn to do mineral tests for identification and make crystals, including a model of a geode. Finally learn about the folk art and fine art that were produced during American colonial days and make your own etchings and paintings. Layers of Learning Unit 3-14 includes all of this, plus library lists, printables, and links to take you to the web. 52 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.