Unit 2-15 from Layers of Learning includes:
Science: Gases and Kinetic Theory
The Arts: Fun With Poetry
Make a puppet adventure play of Genghis Khan’s rescue of his beloved Borte. Build a model Yurt. And find out just exactly how ruthless the Mongols really were. Color a printable map of the Caucasus region. Learn about Brownian motion and diffusion with easy, fun experiments . . . and brownies. And build a hot air balloon to launch. Finally Karen will walk you through some exercises to make poetry writing not only possible, but fun. Then learn to analyze a poem . . . don’t worry, Karen will walk you through that too.
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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