#02, The Knight at Dawn

Book Summary

Illus. in black-and-white. Jack and Annie travel back in time to medieval England for an adventure inside a storybook castle, from feasting hall to dreadful dungeon.  

Book Cluster: Mystery of the Tree, Books 1-4

Fact Tracker Summary

Magic Tree House Research Guides are now Magic Tree House Fact Trackers! Track the facts with Jack and Annie! When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #2: The Knight at Dawn, they had lots of questions. How were castles built? What was it like to live inside a castle? How did boys train to become knights? Did horses really wear armor? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts. Filled with up-to-date information, photos, illustrations, and fun tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Magic Tree House Fact Trackers are the perfect way for kids to find out more about the topics they discovered in their favorite Magic Tree House adventures.

Subjects Addressed in these books:

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Core Curriculum Standards for Language Arts
Literary traditions; Concept; Vocabulary; Cause & Effect Writing: Text types and purposes; Speaking & Listening: Comprehension and collaboration Presentation skills
Core Curriculum Standards for Social Studies
Middle Ages; Castle culture (parts of a castle, residents, life); Feudal system; Methods of protection: weapons; King Arthur, Knights of the Round table, Sir Lancelot, Sir Galahand, Queen Guinevere, Morgan le Fay
Core Curriculum Standards for Geography
England
Core Curriculum Standards for Character Building Lessons
Information can be used in unexpected ways to solve problems. Study hard and use your imagination.
Core Curriculum Standards for Visual Arts
Individual or group tree houses; Create Jack & Annie in their favorite wardrobe; Analyze still images for details and predictions.
Core Curriculum Standards for Music
Read Read Read Song
Core Curriculum Standards for Theatre Arts
Passport to Adventure; 30 minute Classroom Play

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