Layers of Learning Unit 4-11 is a complete unit study for history, geography, science, and the arts.
- History: World War II
- Geography: Symbols & Landmarks
- Science: Air & Water
- Arts: War Art
Layers of Learning Unit 4-11 begins with the history of WWII. We include the Miracle at Dunkirk, Battle of Britain, Pearl Harbor, Bataan Peninsula, the home front, rationing, D-day, Battle of the Bulge, the Pacific Theater, the Holocaust, and more. Next, in geography learn about symbols and landmarks of the United States including the flag, the Statue of Liberty, Liberty Bell, sights of the National Mall, the bald eagle, Uncle Sam, and more. Then in science, learn about the chemistry of air and water. We cover the composition of the air, that air is needed to burn, the weight of air, water as a solvent, polarity of water, freezing properties of water and more. Finally, in art learn about war art from famous paintings to poster propaganda and patriotism.
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