English KS2: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight - Episode 5

5: At the Green Chapel

Gawain goes to the Green Chapel to receive the blow from the Green Knight.

However, Gawain receives merely a small nick on his neck - and the bargain is now complete. Then the Green Knight transforms into Sir Bercilak.

Teacher Notes

This series can be used to increase pupils' familiarity with a broad range of texts and narratives, including myths, legends and traditional stories and to make connections between these and other stories they are familiar with.

It will also support a broad range of writing objectives.

Curriculum Notes

This series is relevant for teaching English at KS2, in England and Wales and Northern Ireland, and at First and Second Level in Scotland.

More from Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

3. At the castle of Sir Bercilak
4. The exchange of gifts
6. Gawain returns to Camelot