The Legend of King Arthur

A Theme Page about the legend of King Arthur, suitable for lower intermediate and intermediate students (A2-B1), year 5-9 in Sweden

Warm-up

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The Legendary Myth of King Arthur of England – YouTube (5:24)https://youtu.be/CaiqIOdCFhgA “King Arthur” project, created by our A senior class students. Enjoy!

 

Songs

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CAMELOT – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/A4sulsDydtsVenture back through the mists of time to the glorious lost age of King Arthur, the sorcerer Merlin and the valiant Knights of the Round Table.

King Arthur, The Legend of King Arthur, WebEnglish.se

The Sword In The Stone (Disney) – The Legend Of The Sword – YouTube (2:08)https://youtu.be/eb6seu90dX8A legend is sung of when England was young And knights were brave and bold. Lyrics available below the video (yr 6-9)

King Arthur, The Legend of King Arthur, WebEnglish.se

I’m a Knight (“Friday Night” by Lily Allen) – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/AtCxl9leYQ4A quick overview of the life of a typical European knight during the Middle Ages. With subtitles (yr 7-9)

 

Vocabulary

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Knights and Medieval Times Flashcardshttp://bogglesworldesl.com/medieval_flashcards.htm These flashcards contain vocabulary on the theme of medieval ages and knights. (yr 5-6)

Knights and Castles Worksheets Downloadable in .pdf

Lesson Plans

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The Legend of King Arthur by WebEnglish | Teachers Pay Teachershttps://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/The-Legend-of-King-Arthur-3155407A short story with lesson activities of King Arthur at lower intermediate English level for English language learners. Available at TeachersPayTeachers for $3. (yr 5-7)

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The legend of King Arthur worksheet – Free ESL printable worksheets made by teachershttps://en.islcollective.com/resources/printables/worksheets_doc_docx/the_legend_of_king_arthur/past-simple-storytelling/48248A reading activity of the famous legend. The lesson plan is included: pre-reading activity, reading activity by levels and post-reading activities, also with a song, documentary videos and a film. (yr 6-7)
EFL/ESL lesson around the legend of King Arthur – LessonBankhttp://www.lessonbank.net/king-arthur.htmlInteresting advanced EFL/ESL lesson with extended authentic listening practice for students to learn more about the legend of King Arthur. Plus, IELTS writing practice. (yr 8-9)

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Knights of Arthur’s Round Table: Legend & Overview – Video & Lesson Transcript | Study.comhttp://study.com/academy/lesson/knights-of-arthurs-round-table-legend-quiz.html#lessonThe Knights of the Round Table were an important component of King Arthur’s legacy at Camelot. Registering required (yr 8-9)

 

Listening

 

Reading

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EBK for Kids: King Arthur’s Life-Storyhttp://www.earlybritishkingdoms.com/kids/arthur_life.htmlLots of writers have told us Arthur’s story. No-one really knows who he was, but this is what is usually said about him. Separate sentences (yr 6-9)

 

Viewing

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King Arthur 2004 Trailer – YouTube (2:17)https://youtu.be/fqZh1tg_bF4For centuries historians believed that the tale of King Arthur and his knights was only a legend. But the myth was based on a real hero who lived 1600 years ago.

King Arthur, The Legend of King Arthur, WebEnglish.se

KING ARTHUR: LIFE AND LEGEND (INCREDIBLE HISTORY DOCUMENTARY) – YouTube (45:01)https://youtu.be/P1A3UjT7cR4King Arthur, the mythological figure associated with Camelot, Documentary (yr 8-9)

 

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