Zeezok Publishing's Z-Guide to Knights of the Round Table is a great way to incorporate media into your study of Arthur Pendragon's rise and fall as king of England.
Join Merlin Arthur Queen Guinevere and Lancelot as they battle the evil Modred and Morgan Le Fay for control of the British Isles. This guide contains a topic overview movie synopsis and ten learning activities based on this classic tale. Learn more about medieval England and how to become a knight. Write your own code of chivalry or design a castle. Evaluate your personal beliefs with the Worldview Activity. Probe the directors mind with The Filmmakers Art activity and get the entire family involved with the For Family Discussion section at the end of the guide. Choose those activities which best fit your students course objectives areas of interest or time schedule.
Movie Summary: After King Uther Pendragon's death civil war breaks out when the council of lords refuses to recognize Arthurs right to the throne. After defeating those loyal to Morgan Le Fay and Sir Modred Arthur grants a pardon to his former enemies and marries Guinevere. The Knights of the Round Table seek to maintain justice throughout the realm but charges of treason against Sir Lancelot and Guinevere divide the nation. A dying Arthur asks Sir Lancelot to rid the land of the evil Sir Modred.
Topics: Medieval England Character Development Friendship Consequences of Forbidden Love Leadership Qualities
Contains a printable pdf file of the complete study guide. It does not include the movie. This file is licensed to the original purchaser and is not to be resold. Permission is not granted for classroom district-wide school-wide system-wide or co-op use. (Movie sold separately.)
This Z-Guide is based on the movie Knights of the Round Table (1953). You can view a trailer for the movie below.