Layers of Learning Unit 1-5

History: Babylonians Geography: Mapping People Science: Humans in Space The Arts: Poems About People Description Would you like to build a model of the Hanging Gardens?  What if you could make your own map of an imaginary place?  Would you like to practice space walking like the astronauts?  Or how about learn to write a real poem and have fun doing it?  Unit 1-5 includes all of this, plus a printable historical map, and tons of ideas to keep your kids learning with hands-on fun.  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 … click to read more

Layers of Learning Unit 1-1

We think you’re going to love Unit 1-1 so we’re giving it away for free . . . scroll down.   History: Earliest Civilizations in the Fertile Crescent Geography: Maps and Globes Science: Planets The Arts: Cave Paintings Description Want to build a ziggurat?  Make your own balloon globe?  Experiment with Mars’ regressive orbit?  How about take an amazing virtual tour of one of the largest collections of cave art in the world?  Unit 1-1 includes all of this, plus a printable historical map, and tons of ideas to keep your kids learning with hands-on fun.  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 … click to read more