This unit study has 35 easy-to-follow lesson plans. Your student will love the hands-on approach to studying about the rainforest while learning about core subjects in an entertaining way. With a perfect mix of quality academic lessons and fun hands-on projects, this curriculum is sure to please both the teacher and the student.
Rainforests of the World: Teacher Manual By Deanna Holm, ISBN 979-0-9978998-2-5, 128 pages, age level 7-12, grade level 2nd-6th.
Unit Study Curriculum: Language Arts, Science, Geography, & Art. Hard copy available at discoverunitstudies.com.
Travel around the world to 5 continents and visit 7 rainforests where students will learn about hundreds of extraordinary animals and plants. Topics include: latitude and longitude, the water cycle, photosynthesis, Australian rainforests, South American Rainforests, African rainforests, Asian rainforests, North American rainforests, temperate rainforests, medicine from the rainforest, food from the rainforests, epiphytes, botany, hummingbirds, animals classification, food chain, the cocao tree and chocolate, bananas, the rubber tree, sloths, poison dart frog, poetry, people of the rainforests and their culture, and learn about a missionary named C.T. Studd.
Students will also do many art projects and science experiments, improve their handwriting skills through copywork, taste rainforest food, write reports and a biography, as well as enjoy watching over 60 education video links.
This Teacher Manual is part of a curriculum set. You will also need the Rainforests of the World: Student Workbook and the book An Adventure in Tropical & Temperate Rainforests by Deanna Holm.
How long will this unit study take to complete?
If you do 1 day per week this curriculum will take 51 weeks to complete.
If you do 2 days per week this curriculum will take 26 weeks to complete.
If you do 3 days per week this curriculum will take 17 weeks to complete.
If you do 4 days per week this curriculum will take 13 weeks to complete.
If you do 5 days per week this curriculum will take 11 weeks to complete.
A traditional school year is 180 days which is equivalent to 36 weeks.