Unit 2-11 includes:
History: Wars of the Roses
Geography: Russia, A Country Study
The Arts: Minstrels and Medieval Plays
Write a letter to the conniving Queen Margaret of England giving her advice on how to prevent a war . . . or how to consolidate her power. Reenact the Battle of Bosworth Field. Make and eat Chicken Kiev, Russian dyed Easter Eggs, and Matryoshka dolls. Do a hand washing experiment with nutrient agar. And act out a real live Medieval Miracle Play. These, plus dozens more activities, printables, and crafts can be found in Layers of Learning Unit 2-11.
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, Memorization Stations, 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.