Zeezok Publishing's Z-Guide to One Night with the King is a great way to incorporate media into your study on Ancient Persian History.
This guide contains a topic overview movie synopsis and ten learning activities for an in-depth study of the film. Learn more about the Persian Empire. Advise Xerxes on military strategy as he prepares to invade Greece. Develop your writing skills by composing a letter to the king protesting Haman's plot to kill the Jews. Design an advertising poster for Xerxes's beauty contest or evaluate your personal readiness for marriage. 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. Are you ready to get started? Sit back relax and learn from the show!
Movie Summary: Travel back in time to the mighty Persian Empire for an incredible rags to riches story fraught with danger and suspense. As an orphan living in a strange land Esther desires to return to the land of Israel until providential circumstances create an opportunity beyond her wildest imaginations. But with her new situation comes an awful responsibility that requires her to risk her own life to help her people.
Topics: Ancient Persian History Ancient Israel History Loyalty Results of Excessive Pride and Desire for Revenge Gods Providence
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 One Night with the King (2006). You can view a trailer for the movie below.