Unit 1-3

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  • History: Europe
  • Geography: Global Grids
  • Science: Earth & Moon
  • Arts: Crafts


Layers of Learning Unit 1-3 is a complete unit study for history, geography, science, and the arts.

  • History: Europe
  • Geography: Global Grids
  • Science: Earth & Moon
  • Arts: Crafts

Layers of Learning Unit 1-3 contains hands-on activities including crafts, games, experiments, writing projects, and more.  Study ancient Europe including the village of Skara Brae, the builders of Stonehenge, and the Indo-European migration theory.  Learn about the grids we use to divide and navigate our world like lines of latitude and longitude and hemispheres. Explore the earth’s structure, concepts like precession, and what it would take to live on the moon.  In the arts, delve into how crafts reach the realm of art in design and decoration as your kids do projects like pottery sculpting and weaving.

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

Pages: 51

Weight6.2 oz
Dimensions11 × 8.5 × .25 in

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6-18 Years


DY101-013 – PDF
DY101-013PP – Printable Pack

Here are links and online videos referenced in this unit.  And here’s a link to our Layers of Learning Unit 1-3 YouTube Playlist.


Global Grids

Earth & Moon


Here are some more ideas for learning opportunities to extend the unit.

Ancient Europe

Global Grids

Earth & Moon


2 reviews for Unit 1-3

  1. Jennifer O.

    A great way to teach multiple subjects contextually. Thanks!

  2. Jillian White

    I LOVE this unit. It brings history to life!

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