Tales of King Arthur
Students discover how historical events led to the stories of King Arthur and his Court. Students read stories about chivalry and the Round Table, discuss the Holy Grail's symbolism, and role-play an Arthurian character.
6th - 8th English Language Arts 92 Views 141 Downloads
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Arthur: The Once And Future King
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