Layers of Learning Unit 4-14 is a complete unit study for history, geography, science, and the arts.
- History: Israel
- Geography: Appalachian States
- Science: Chemistry of Farming
- Arts: Modern Music
Layers of Learning Unit 4-14 starts with the history of modern Israel. We include Zionism, David Ben-Gurion, Six-day War, Yom Kippur War, Camp David Accords, and more. Next, in Appalachian states, we cover the states of Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia, Virginia, and North Carolina. Then learn about soil chemistry, nitrogen fixation, N-P-K fertilizers, compost, DDT, glyphosate, glomalin, and more in the Chemistry of Farming. Finally, explore modern music including recording and broadcasting, Tin Pan Alley, Jazz, musicals, the Blues, Rock ‘n Roll, Elvis Presley, the Beatles, and more. You’ll love learning with your whole family together doing hands-on projects and exploring the topics.
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