Layers of Learning Unit 1-14


Layers of Learning Unit 1-14

Layers of Learning Unit 1-14 is a complete unit study for history, geography, science, and the arts.

  • History: Ancient Africa
  • Geography: Africa
  • Science: Bonding
  • Arts: African Tales


Layers of Learning Unit 1-14 begins with Ancient African history.  You'll learn about the Bantu, Nok, Axum, and Kush people, and trade routes across the Sahara.  Next, in geography, make maps of the physical and political characteristics of Africa, take a safari to learn about the animals and plants of the savanna and try some crafts from Africa. Then in science learn about how elements bond, including shells and levels, ionic and covalent, and Lewis Dot Diagrams. Finally, in the arts section we include characteristics of African tales, how they were told, and what they were meant to do.

In each unit you’ll find a recommended library list, important background information about each topic, and lots of activities to choose from for kids of all ages.  Sidebars include 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.

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Product Details

Age Range: 6-18
Grade Level: 1-12
Format: printable PDF
Pages: 55
Publisher: HooDoo Publishing
Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 11 inches

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5 out of 5 stars

Ancient Africa Review

March 22, 2018

We loved this unit! It's hard to find good information on this topic, but the recommendations in the unit were excellent.


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