Layers of Learning Unit 4-2 is a complete unit study for history, geography, science, and the arts.
- History: Expanding Nation
- Geography: Pacific States
- Science: Motors & Engines
- Arts: Tall Tales
Layers of Learning Unit 4-2 begins with early American history. We include Daniel Boone, Lewis & Clark, the War of 1812, Monroe Doctrine, slavery in the south, American Indian Wars, the Trail of Tears, and the War with Mexico. Then in geography learn about Hawaii, Alaska, Washington, Oregon, and California. Next experiment with motors and engines. Last, in the tall tales section learn about hyperbole, Johnny Appleseed, Davy Crockett, and more.
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