We have been delving into the Ancient History blocks this year for homeschooling. Grade 5 is rich with stories, mythology, geography, food and festivals from ancient cultures. We love reading stories from Earthschooling, Story of the World and other wonderful books.
Wilson is creating a main lesson book featuring the deities from each part of the world that he studies. He chooses two gods/goddesses, learns about them, and adds a simple poem to his drawings. Here are some samples from Egypt, Babylonia, and India.