Layers of Learning Unit 3-2 is a complete unit study for history, geography, science, and the arts.
- History: Ottoman Empire
- Geography: Egypt & Libya
- Science: Reptiles & Amphibians
- Arts: Poetry
Layers of Learning Unit 3-2 begins with the history of the Ottoman Empire. We include Osman, the founder, Suleiman the Magnificent, Janissaries, the Battle of Mohacs, the 1529 siege of Vienna, and the Battle of Lepanto. Then in the geography section, we’ll study the culture, people, and landscapes of Egypt and Libya. Next, in science learn all about reptiles and amphibians. In the poetry section, write diamantes, cinquains, and more fun forms of poetry. There are all kinds of hands-on explorations for kids of all ages to discover with your family in Unit 3-2.
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