Study Guide for the Sir Kaye the Boy Knight Series by Don M. Winn

The Study Guide for the Sir Kaye the Boy Knight Series by Don M. Winn is an excellent resource for teachers and parents wishing to help their students and children benefit from the Sir Kaye series. The study guide has lessons for each of the Kaye books as well as an appendix of supplemental historical material that helps kids see what life was like in the Middle Ages.

Available in soft cover only.

48 pages

Illustration from the Sir Kaye the Boy Knight Study Guide and lesson plan showing the medieval construction technique of wattle and daub.
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Cover of the Study Guide for the Sir Kaye the Boy Knight Series by Don M. Winn showing Sir Kaye against a medieval floral illumination.

Book description:

This comprehensive study guide contains teaching materials for all four of the Sir Kaye the Boy Knight books. The classroom lessons help students improve reading comprehension, build vocabulary, and expand their creative and expository writing skills while exploring a variety of themes from each book. The study guide also includes fascinating supplementary historical material to help students get a feel for what life was like in the Middle Ages and includes information on:

  • Castles as strongholds, how castles were built, castles as homes
  • Horses, knights, falconry, and jousting
  • Medieval food and medicine
  • Heraldry and chivalry
  • Medieval books and libraries
  • And much more!

“The Sir Kaye the Boy Knight series makes the librarian in me want to gather a group of kids, put these books in their hands, and watch the magic happen. Parents and educators: add in the Study Guide for the Sir Kaye the Boy Knight Series, which includes book-by-book lesson plans, games, activities, and vocabulary spotlights that support and explore the main themes of the stories, and you have your icing on the cake.”

—Kristine Hall, Librarian