Wow, we had a really busy second semester, and I just didn’t have the time to blog about it! Before we get back into it in September, I wanted to record a bit of what we did. Our two main blocks for the semester were Ancient India and Ancient Greece. First up, our Ancient India Block. Lots of stories, myths, and art in this one! The Peeps really enjoyed submerging themselves in the culture of India. The Mahabharata for Children and Bhagavad-Gita. They memorized the Gayatri Mantra, and learned to write their names in Sanskrit. We learned about Hinduism and Hindu gods and goddesses, as well as the religion of Buddhism and the life of Siddhartha. We also studied discoveries in math and science from this time and place in history. It was a rich and satisfying study!
Some chalkboard drawings for copywork…
And some excerpts from their Main Lesson Books:
Here are a few of links we found useful:
Next up, Ancient Greece! I hope to get to that this weekend. Stay tuned. 🙂