Layers of Learning Unit 3-4 is a complete unit study for history, geography, science, and the arts.
- History: Reformation
- Geography: Angola & Zambia
- Science: Birds
- Arts: Reformation Art
Layers of Learning Unit 3-4 starts with the history of the Reformation. We include Martin Luther and his 95 Theses, Erasmus, and the issues reformers had with the church. In the geography of Angola and Zambia, you’ll learn about the cultures, land, and people of these two places. We pay special attention to the problems Angola has lingering as a result of the slave trade which ended more than two hundred years ago. In the science of birds, study anatomy, life cycles, migration, and more. Finally, in the arts section, we’ll explore Reformation art and learn about Bach, Luther, and hymns, Reformation versus Catholic art and architecture, and Pieter Brueghel the Elder.
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