All the Layers of Learning Units are actually 4 units in one! You'll find a history, a geography, a science, and an arts unit within this Unit Pack. Here's what you'll find in Unit 1-16:
History: Ancient South America
Geography: South America
The Arts: South American Art
Learn about the Norte Chico, Chavin, Canari and other ancient people of South America as you read, write, and do projects like make a Jaguar’s Roar mask. Color a modern political map of South America and make your own homemade tortillas. Make an edible model plant cell and look at onion cells under a microscope. Learn about and make your own South American burial cloth plus tons more fun stuff.
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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