Unit 2-5


  • History: Anglo Saxons
  • Geography: Britain
  • Science: Wild Weather
  • Arts: King Arthur Tales


Layers of Learning Unit 2-5 is a complete unit study for history, geography, science, and the arts.

  • History: Anglo Saxons
  • Geography: Britain
  • Science: Wild Weather
  • Arts: King Arthur Tales

Layers of Learning Unit 2-5 starts off with the history of the Anglo Saxons.  You’ll learn about the Anglo Saxon takeover of Britain and the Danelaw period, and the famous tale of Beowulf.  Next, we have a country study that includes the culture and landscape of Britain.  Then you’ll study wild weather, which includes storms, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, and blizzards.  Last, we finish off this unit with King Arthur tales.  You’ll learn about the Round Table, Guinevere, Excalibur, and the Holy Grail.  We also examine characters and how to make interesting ones in the arts.

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 with each unit and may be printed as often as needed for your family or class.

Age Range: 6-18

Grade Level: 1-12

Pages: 52


Weight6.4 oz
Dimensions11 × 8.5 × .25 in

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6-18 Years


DY201-025 – PDF
DY201-025PP – Printable Pack

Here are links and online videos referenced in this unit.  And here is the Layers of Learning Year 2 Unit 5 YouTube Playlist.



Wild Weather

King Arthur’s Tales


Here are some more activities, printables, and ideas you can add to this unit for even more learning opportunities.



Wild Weather


King Arthur Tales

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