All our units are actually four units in one! You'll get a unit in each of four subjects: history, geography, science, and the arts. Here are the ones you'll find in Unit 1-10:
History: Ancient China
The Arts: Ancient Chinese Art
Learn how shadow puppets consoled a great Chinese emperor for the loss of his wife and make puppets of your own. Do you know why the first pagoda was built or what Confucius has to do with modern philosophy? You will after you’ve played and learned with this Layers of Learning Curriculum. Build a playground sized lever, decide whether Paul Bunyan was really a hero, learn why a “tree is a sensitive thing,” make paper, and discover the Terracotta Army, plus tons more!
In each unit you’ll find a recommended library list, important background information about each topic, lots of activities to choose from for kids of all ages, and sidebars with 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 at the end of each unit and may be printed as often as needed for your family or class.
This unit can be used as a unit study, an idea book to supplement any curriculum, or as part of the Layers of Learning Program covering history, science, geography and art in a four year rotation.
If you wish to print a physical copy of this PDF unit we highly recommend that you take a digital copy to a copy shop to have it double sided printed professionally; the units are completely formatted and ready for perfect printing results. The unit can either be bound in a comb binding or three hole punched and placed in a binder.
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