Day 2

The Once and Future King Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Kids Movie Reviewer

    Kind of Activity:

    Mixed Media


    Students watch the Disney film of The Sword in the Stone, compare it to the book, and write a review about its relevance to the book and suitability for children.

    Common Core Standards:



    Have students watch the Disney animated production of The Sword in the Stone (runs approximately 116 minutes).

    Tell students that as they watch they should look out for the ways that the film adheres to the book and ways that it is different from the book. Remind students that they are viewing the film as movie reviewers, so they should look for quality,...

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