Layers of Learning Unit 2-9


Layers of Learning Unit 2-9

Layers of Learning Unit 2-9 is a complete unit study for history, geography, science, and the arts.

  • History: Crusades
  • Geography: Balkans
  • Science: Digestive & Senses
  • Arts: Religious Art


Layers of Learning Unit 2-9 starts off with the history of the crusades.  We include the Knights Hospitallers, the Siege of Rhodes, Richard the Lionheart, the bubonic plague, and monks and monasteries.  Then in the geography you'll get to explore the Balkans including Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Kosovo, Montenegro, Serbia, and Macedonia.  Next in science we cover the digestive system and the sensory system including nerves.  The last section explores religious art of the late middle ages including triptychs and diptychs, workshops, copybooks, and Ghiberti's doors.

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: 58
Publisher: HooDoo Publishing
Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 11 inches

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