Layers of Learning Unit 1-20 is a complete unit study for history, geography, science, and the arts.
- History: Roman Empire
- Geography: You Explore
- Science: Fungi
- Arts: Composing Music
Layers of Learning Unit 1-20 begins with the Roman Empire. This historical period includes Augustus Caesar, the Praetorian Guard, aqueducts and typical Roman homes. You’ll also learn about Hadrian’s Wall and the decline of Rome. The geography in this unit presents lots of projects that can be applied to anywhere in the world. You will choose places that interest you and your child, then explore them with cool projects. Science focuses on fungi. We learn about the anatomy of a fungus, spores, mold, yeast, and growing mushrooms. In the arts section, we’ll learn about how composers write music, the dynamics of music, note names, and the staff. Then we’ll try composing some music.
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