Focus: Unit 3, King Arthur and the Round Table, brings the pageantry of knights in shining armor to the study and practice of reading and writing. Students continue to explore their own personal values through the legends of King Arthur and his knights. , As they continue their study of the writing process, students look at the differences between verse and prose in narratives. Students focus on character and dialogue in their own writing, as they draft and publish a short story. This unit also provides explicit instruction in reading, writing, morphology, grammar, and spelling. Note: Schools will need to purchase the Core Knowledge Core Classic, King Arthur and the Round Table, ISBN 1-890517-35-6.
Number of Lessons: 15
Lesson Time: 90 minutes each. Each lesson may be divided into shorter segments
Additional Search Terms: character • values • Middle Ages • chivalry • narrative • feudal system • literature • subject • predicate • sentence fragment • narrative paragraph • character trait • run-on sentences • revision