Layers of Learning Unit 4-2

Come explore Layers of Learning Unit 4-2. History: Expanding Nation Geography: Pacific States Science: Motors & Engines The Arts: Tall Tales Description Make a Trail of Tears mobile as you learn about the expulsion of the Southwest tribes from their homes.   Go surfing for facts with our Hawaii surf board printable.  Build your own pop can hero engine as you learn about steam power.  Make your own illustrated map of Paul Bunyan’s exploits in America. Unit 4-1 has all of this and dozens more ideas to keep your kids learning with hands-on fun.  This is a PDF. In each unit study 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 … click to read more

Layers of Learning Unit 2-3

  History: Islam Geography: Arabian Peninsula Science: Clouds & Precipitation The Arts: Creative Kids Description Learn about the history of Islam by making a codex book of the Hejira.  Make a colorful camel craft when learning about the Arabian Peninsula and do an experiment to see why Bahrain, an island country located in the Persian Gulf has fresh water pockets around it.  Make a cloud in a bottle and do an experiment to see how cold and warm fronts behave.  And help your kids hang on to (or get back) their creative side in Creative Kids. 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, … click to read more

Layers of Learning Unit 2-2

History: Barbarians Geography: Ireland Science: Forecasting The Arts: Illumination Description Color maps of the Barbarian Migrations and see how people moved and how Rome was replaced during this tumultuous time.  Make a minstrels harp and listen to a story of Beowulf.  Eat Irish stew and learn the most romantic story in Ireland.  Build your own barometer and learn to forecast the weather.  And make your own illuminated letter while you learn about the medieval art of book making. 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 … click to read more