Everything you need to understand or teach The Saxon Shore by Jack Whyte.
The Saxon Shore by Jack Whyte tells the story of Merlyn Britannicus who realizes his destiny when he comes across his infant cousin, Arthur Pendragon. It's Merlyn's task to protect the child and prepare him for his own destiny - to unify Britain's clans and protect Excalibur.
The story begins with Merlyn saving the life of his cousin's infant child. The two are cast into peril as their small boat is taken over by soldiers, and the child is tossed into the water. Merlyn dives in and saves him, but the two are brought onto the galley as captives. Merlyn realizes that he speaks the language of his captors, and he tells them his story. They give him a chance to prove that he is telling the truth. He claims to be a good friend of his captor's brother. They hold the child until he can bring back...
The Saxon Shore Lesson Plans contain 142 pages of teaching material, including: