Everything you need to understand or teach Falls the Shadow by Sharon Kay Penman.
Falls the Shadow is the second novel in the medieval trilogy by Sharon Kay Penman. In this novel, Simon de Montfort talks his way into an earldom before scandalizing all of England by marrying the King's favorite sister. Simon then fights in the Holy Lands, acts as the King's Seneschal in France, and rescues his king from rebellion. In all this, Simon lives his life according to a strict chivalric code of his own making. It is this chivalric code that also causes Simon to turn against his King and fight for the rights of all people, common man and lords alike. Falls the Shadow is the story of a unique, brave man who fought for what was right even when his methods seemed wrong.
Simon de Montfort is a second son, therefore he is not eligible to inherit his father's lands and titles. ... View more of the Falls the Shadow Summary
Falls the Shadow Lesson Plans contain 105 pages of teaching material, including: