Layers of Learning Unit 1-4 is a complete unit study for history, geography, science, and the arts.
- History: Ancient Greece
- Geography: Wonders
- Science: Satellites
- Arts: Greek Art
Layers of Learning Unit 1-4 includes hands-on activities, experiments, projects, and a hand-picked book list. Begin with learning about the ancient Greek world. You’ll explore topics like the Olympics, the Iliad and the Odyssey, Greek feasts, and the Greek and Persian War. Then move into geography and make an illustrated map of the wonders of the ancient world. You’ll even get to choose your own wonders of the modern world. Next, in science, study both man-made and natural satellites. Then learn about asteroids, comets, shooting stars, and geocentric orbits. Finally, finish off the unit with Ancient Greek art including pottery, sculpture, architecture, and plays.
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