Layers of Learning Unit 3-6 is a complete unit study for history, geography, science, and the arts.
- History: Thirty Years’ War
- Geography: Spain
- Science: Sound
- Arts: Baroque Music
Layers of Learning Unit 3-6 begins with the history of the Thirty Years’ War, the witch trials, and the Peace of Westphalia. You’ll also meet the Habsburg’s, one of the most influential royal houses in Europe. Then we learn about the country of Spain and its culture in the geography section. Next, study sound waves in science. Then learn about Baroque music, ornamentation, dynamics, and the birth of opera in the arts section. You’ll find all kinds of hands-on explorations for kids of all ages within this unit. Your whole family will learn and explore the topics together.
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