Day 1

The Once and Future King Lesson Plan

Discussion of Thought Questions

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    What is Merlyn like? How does he know Wart's name? What magical powers does he have? In what way is Merlyn's life extremely unusual?

    Merlyn looks like a wizard, with a long beard and pointy hat. Wart observes that he isn't necessarily clean: he is covered in droppings from Archimedes and keeps the owl's food under his skullcap. He is very kind and gentle and wise. His magical powers include moving inanimate objects, changing things into other things (i.e. changing Wart into animals), and knowing the future. For instance, he knows Wart's name before they meet and knows that he is destined to be his tutor. This is because, unlike most people, Merlyn lives his life in...

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