Layers of Learning Unit 1-6 is a complete unit study for history, geography, science, and the arts.
- History: The Levant
- Geography: Physical Earth
- Science: Laws of Motion
- Arts: List Poems
Layers of Learning Unit 1-6 contains hands-on activities including crafts, games, experiments, writing projects, and more. Learn about the ancient history of the Levant, the land immediately adjacent to the eastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea. Study the ancient Israelites, Hittites, and Philistines, among others. Then in geography, learn about the physical earth including plate tectonics, the distribution of water on our planet, physical maps, how day and night work, climate zones, and land forms. Next, learn about Newton’s laws of motion in the science section. Finally, write some of your own list poems including acrostics, word plays, and shape poems.
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