Layers of Learning Unit 3-1 is a complete unit study for history, geography, science, and the arts.
- History: Age of Exploration
- Geography: Argentina & Chile
- Science: Insects
- Arts: Fairy Tales
Layers of Learning Unit 3-1 includes explorers including Magellan, Sir Francis Drake, William Barents, and Henry Hudson. Then in geography learn about the culture and landscape of Argentina and Chile. Next study insects including anatomy, life cycles, dissections, and taxonomy. Last, you’re going to love the fairy tales section in arts. We treat fairy tales as literature. You’ll read them, compare versions, create your own versions, discuss morals and lessons, find the three parts of a fairy tale and write your own, plus 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 with each unit and may be printed as often as needed for your family or class.
Age Range: 6-18
Grade Level: 1-12
Amy H –
Easy to implement, fun to teach. Love the you tube playlists for getting in some learning on difficult mommy days 😉 2nd-8th graders loved the Fairy Tales Writer’s workshops-lots of laughter involved. Tasty recipe from Argentina involved hubby in the homeschool!