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					                                  HANDOUT #1 FOR TASK #1

Use the links provided under “Task one” and answer the questions below.

Symbol One: The Round Table

   1. What was the purpose to the Round Table?

   2. Why was the Round Table, Round?

   3. Who sat at this table?

Symbol Two: Excalibur the Sword

   4. Who gave Excalibur to King Arthur?

   5. What was a sword of this type intended to symbolize?

   6. Why did Merlin give him the sword?

Symbol Three: Holy Grail

   7. What was the holy grail?

   8. What does the term, “grail” mean?

   9. What did the Holy Grail mean to King Arthur and his men?

REFLECTION:

Based upon the information you discovered and the qualities that King Arthur valued, what do you
believe each item represented or symbolized?

The Round Table symbolized ____________________

Excalibur symbolized __________________________

The Holy Grail symbolized______________________
                                 HANDOUT #2 FOR TASK #2

Use the links provided under “Task Two” and answer the questions below.

                 Support for being Real                                     Support for not being Real

Sir Lancelot   1.                                               1.

               2.                                               2.



                              (circle one) Final Conclusion: Real or Fake

_____________________________________________________________________________________

Guinevere      1.                                               1.

               2.                                               2.



                              (circle one) Final Conclusion: Real or Fake

     _____________________________________________________________________________

King Arthur




                              (circle one) Final Conclusion: Real or Fake

    ______________________________________________________________________________

Mordred        1.                                               1.

               2.                                               2.



                              (circle one) Final Conclusion: Real or Fake

    ______________________________________________________________________________

                                                                            Continued on back/next page
               Support for being Real                                        Support for not being Real

Merlin         1.                                               1.

               2.                                               2.




                              (circle one) Final Conclusion: Real or Fake

     ____________________________________________________________________________

Lady of the Lake      1.                                                1.

                      2.                                                2.




                              (circle one) Final Conclusion: Real or Fake
                                  HANDOUT #3 FOR TASK #3

Choose one of the events listed on the website and compare them. Some of the events we have spoken
 about in class. Use the links to help you find more reasons as to why and what these events and King
         Arthur may have in common. List your reasons below in the venn diagram provided.

Compare ONE of the following to compare: Circle the option below that you are going to compare.

   a.   Compare Camelot to JFK
   b.   Compare Chivalry to present day dating advice (provided for you)
   c.   Compare Chivalry to the 10 commandments
   d.   Compare Chivalry to the code of ethics in the military

TOPIC _________________           WHAT THEY HAVE IN COMMON             TOPIC ____________________
         Final Reflection – Everyone Must Answer These Questions:

A. Based off of your information and research, do you think this legend is played out in movies and
  books today? (YES OR NO)

  Why or why not? Provide a movie or story you know to support your answer.




B. Why do you think society enjoys this story so much?

  What about it appeals to so many people? Provide an example from the story to support your
  interpretation.




C.   What aspects of King Arthur's Code and Story line exist in today’s behavior and relationships?




     Provide an example from King Arthur's Code that you see today.

				
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