King Arthur - Fact or Fiction?

Updated: 5/16/2017
King Arthur - Fact or Fiction?
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King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table

Lesson Plans by Becky Harvey

King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table is the legend of one of England’s most famous, and arguably most beloved, kings. Though there is no direct evidence to prove his existence, the folklore surrounding his life is extensive. Generations have heard many tales of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, as well as those of his trusted confidant and protector, the great and powerful Merlin. Other stories relate the tale of Arthur’s love for his queen, Guinevere, and the rivalry for her affections between Arthur and his friend, Lancelot.


King Arthur

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King Arthur Story real? Knights of the Round Table

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  • REALISTIC ELEMENTS
  • MYTHICAL ELEMENTS
  • TEXT: Arthur became King of England. REALITY: Kings ruled over their people in Medieval England.
  • TEXT: Merlin and Morgana Le Fay used magic. REALITY: Though people believed in curses and magic, they were not real.
  • TEXT: Arthur gathered a group of knights in Camelot. REALITY: Knights protected kingdoms from those who were out to do harm to their people.
  • TEXT: Elaine tricked Lancelot into loving her with a love potion. REALITY: Magic potions are not real.