Day 5

The Once and Future King Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Was He or Wasn't He? Debate

    Kind of Activity:

    Group Discussion


    Students debate whether or not King Arthur was a real person or is just a legend?

    Common Core Standards:



    Student volunteers join one of two small groups to debate the following:

    Resolved: King Arthur was a real, historical person.

    One group researches whether there is evidence that might suggest that King Arthur was, in fact, a historical person/king of ancient Britain. The other group finds evidence that Arthur's story is just a legend or myth.

    Students may consult books, periodicals, and reliable Internet resources to help them...

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