Layers of Learning Unit 4-12


Layers of Learning Unit 4-12 cover

Layers of Learning Unit 4-12 is a complete unit study for history, geography, science, and the arts.

  • History: Modern East Asia
  • Geography: The South
  • Science: Food Chemistry
  • Arts: Modern Art


Layers of Learning Unit 4-12 begins with the history of modern East Asia.  We go back in time a bit and pick up the Opium Wars, Japanese Isolationism, Commodore Matthew Perry, and the Boxer Rebellion.  Then we proceed into Korea under Japanese occupation, The Long March in China, the Cultural revolution, and China today.  Next in geography learn all about the South in the United States.  We include Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, and Florida. Then in science learn about food including testing baking powder, adsorption, searing meats, live cultures, carmelization and the Maillard process, starches, pectin, vitamins in food, and making cheese.  Finally in arts learn about Modern Art including color field painting, lyrical abstraction, minimalist art, photorealism, earth art, gestalt, grid drawing, modern sculpture, and more.

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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Layers of Learning Unit 4-12 sample pages


Product Details

Age Range: 6-18
Grade Level: 1-12
Format: printable PDF
Pages: 54
Publisher: HooDoo Publishing
Publication Date: 2017
Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 11 inches
Digital File Size: 10 MB

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