Layers of Learning Unit 3-13 is a complete unit study for history, geography, science, and the arts.
- History: 13 Colonies
- Geography: Central America
- Science: Metamorphic Rocks
- Arts: Settler Sayings
Layers of Learning Unit 3-13 starts with the 13 colonies of America. It includes colonial life, the Salem Witch Trials, and pirates. Then learn about the modern countries of Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama. Next study metamorphic rocks and coal formation. Finally learn about idioms, many of which, in the United States, have their origins in our colonial days.
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