The Colonial History course spans the colonial period of world history from approximately 1500 to 1800. This is the time when European explorers were mapping and claiming land all over the globe. This course utilizes library books, videos, crafts, historical maps, foldables, discussions, and timelines.
Colonial History is a complete course for ages 6 to 18. It is hands-on and family-style, meant for families to learn together. Learn more about how Layers of Learning works.
This is a guide for the mentor to learn how to teach Layers of Learning History, plan a unit, and evaluate student work. We highly recommend purchasing and reading this before beginning Layers of Learning History.
Full Colonial History Course
Colonial History consists of nine units, which are for all ages from 6 to 18 and can be used repeatedly, year after year. The full Colonial History course contains all nine units. It can be purchased as a PDF download.
Colonial History Components
These are the nine units contained within the Colonial History course. Here they can be purchased one by one as stand alone units.
The Book of Years is an interactive timeline of world history that students build themselves with instructions from the history units in all four years of Layers of Learning History. Choose between paperback and PDF versions.