A Merlin By Any Other Name
Kind of Activity:
Students will compare accounts of a famous literary figure to how that figure is presented in the novel being studied.
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.7, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.9, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.7
Begin by having students break into pairs or small groups. Each group will research how Merlin is depicted in a different work; this work may be a book, a movie, or even a television show. For instance, Merlin is a significant character in The Once and Future King, as well as the Disney film The Sword in the Stone. Encourage students to look for sources they might be...
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