Layers of Learning Unit 4-10 is a complete unit study for history, geography, science, and the arts.
- History: Great Depression
- Geography: Heartland States
- Science: Mountains
- Arts: Kinds of Art
Layers of Learning Unit 4-10 begins with the history of the Great Depression. We include economic bubbles, Hoovervilles, Keynesian economics, the New Deal, alphabet soup agencies, FDR and the “Four Freedoms” speech, and the Spanish Civil War. Then in geography, we learn about the Heartland states with includes the states of Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio. Next, in science, learn about mountain building, including fold mountains. We include types of folds, synclines and anticlines, fault-block mountains, geologic time, dome mountains and delamination. Finally, in art learn about kinds of art. You’ll learn about and create everyday art, drawings, paintings, mixed media, sculpture, and commercial art.
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