Layers of Learning Unit 3-5 is a complete unit study for history, geography, science, and the arts.
- History: Renaissance England
- Geography: Tanzania & Kenya
- Science: Mammals
- Arts: Shakespeare
Layers of Learning Unit 3-5 includes the history of Renaissance England. We include Queen Elizabeth I, the Spanish Armada, the East India Company, British Parliament, Guy Fawkes, the English Civil War and Cromwell, and the 1666 fire of London. In geography, explore the countries of Tanzania and Kenya. Then, in science, learn about mammals, their life cycles, anatomy, classification, and behaviors. Finally, in arts, study sonnets, watch Hamlet and discuss it, and act out a scene of your own. You can also memorize some lines from Shakespeare as you learn about this great playwright.
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