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  1. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
    Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
    Bernard O'Donoghue
    Penguin Classics / 2007 / Trade Paperback
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Composed in the fourteenth century, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight combines the hallmarks of medieval romance-pageantry, chivalry, and courtly love-with the charm of fairy tales and heroic sagas.

When a mysterious green knight rides on horseback into King Arthur's court, interrupting a New Year's feast, he issues a challenge: if any of King Arthur's men can behead him and he survives, then a year later the green knight is entitled to return the strike. When Arthur's knights show they are too cowardly to accept the challenge, Sir Gawain takes the test and decapitates the green knight, only to see him pick up his severed head and ride away, leaving Gawain to seek him out to fulfill their pact. It is now Gawain's task to repair and define the fame that Arthur's court is legendary for. Blending Celtic myth and Christian faith, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is a Middle English masterpiece of magic, chivalry, and seduction.

  1. The Works of the Gawain Poet: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl, Patience Cleanness
    The Works of the Gawain Poet: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl, Patience Cleanness
    Anonymous
    Penguin Classics / 2015 / Trade Paperback
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This Penguin Classic Edition features a list of abbreviations, an introduction, and notes to each of the works included in this volume: Pearl, Cleanness, Patience, and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. Lines are numbered with vocabulary and language notes at the bottom of the page for easy reference and reading. A glossary is also included. 993 pages, softcover.

  1. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
    Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
    Edited by J.A. Burrow
    Penguin Books / 1987 / Trade Paperback
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Although the date of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is uncertain, and we know nothing about the author, its composition is roughly contemporary with Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales in the latter part of the fourteenth century. It is a remarkably subtle and accomplished poem, in whihc the hero's knightly virtures of courage, courtesy and fidelity are put to the test in a strange adventure involving a huge green knight on a green horse, a winter journey, a lady in a mysterious castle and a challenge answered. It ranks as one of the greatest works of the English Middle Ages and perhaps the greatest triumph of the English alliterative tradition.

  1. Fix It! Grammar Book 6: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (Grades 9-12)
    Fix It! Grammar Book 6: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (Grades 9-12)
    Institute For Excellence In Writing / 2014 / Other
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This teacher's guide accompanies the sold-separately Fix It! Grammar: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Student Book 6, 3rd Edition.

The beginning of the guide provides an overview of the layout and basic teaching instructions. The majority of the book includes the student sentences with the correct fixes, grammar notations, and style corrections needed to correct or instruct students.

This book also entitles the purchaser to a free download of the Fix It: Student Book 6 e-book, Mastery Learning e-audio, and But.But.But.What About Grammar? e-audio.

218 pages, spiralbound, 3rd Edition, with glossary section in the back. Grades 3-12.

  1. Fix It! Grammar Student Book 6: Sir Gawain and the  Green Knight (Grades 9-12)
    Fix It! Grammar Student Book 6: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (Grades 9-12)
    Institute For Excellence In Writing / 2014 / Other
    $15.00
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Students will apply new grammar knowledge and practice their editing skills with the Fix it! series from the Institute for Excellence in Writing (IEW). Fix It: Grammar, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is the last set of books in a series of six (all books sold individually); books build skills progressively and it's recommended that students complete the books in order.

This student book requires students to work in a 4-section notebook obtained separately. Weeks begin with a "Learn It" section that explains what they'll be looking for; the grammar cards in the back are used in conjunction with this portion of the lesson.

Each day includes the same set of tasks; students read a sentence and look up the bolded word in a dictionary to decide the proper definition. On Day 1, students and teachers work together to help the student mark and fix the first sentence with a rewrite. On Days 2-4 students use abbreviations to mark the sentence by themselves. Finally, after marking, correcting, and discussing the sentences with a teacher, students copy the corrected full passage into a separate notebook so that they end up with a handwritten copy of the complete story.

The back of the book contains a section of grammar cards designed to be cut out and viewed with the "Learn It" section for the week. In addition, there is a separate glossary section that covers parts of speech; se ntences/clauses/phrases; punctuation; additional rules and concepts; and stylistic techniques such as "dress-ups." 33 weeks. Student pages cover 69 pages; the glossary is 45 pages in the same book. Reproducible pages for children within the same family. Spiral bound. 3rd Edition. Can be used with grades 3-12. Teacher Guide sold separately.