Unit 2.8 includes:
History: Feudalism and the Feudal System
Geography: Germany Country Study
Science: Muscles, Skin, and Cardiopulmonary System
The Arts: Gothic Art
Make a knights tunic and swear fealty to your lord. Adorn your castle with the code of chivalry and develop your own family code. Read about the Peasant’s revolt from The Chronicles of Froissart, a medieval source. Revel in some German food like Bavarian pretzels and Black Forest cake. Build muscle models and color diagrams of skin. Make model blood and find out how long your blood vessels really are. Dissect a sheep pluck and make a model lung and diaphragm. And do real fresco painting while learning about medieval artists like Giotto. These activities plus dozens more are in Layers of Learning Unit 2-8.
In each Layers of Learning homeschool curriculum 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.
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