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CLIP 7325

Legend of King Arthur - Merlin

Legend of King Arthur - Merlin
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Key Info
  • Legend of King Arthur - Merlin
  • Duration: 01:23
  • The narrator tells us young Merlin's story as he leaves home and arrives at Camelot. He meets the future King Arthur and is just beginning to understand his magical powers. He may also already have some enemies. This character profile was first published on the Merlin programme website - bbc.co.uk/merlin/. Please note, this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    Literacy

       Topic:

    Stories: Myths, Legends, Parables and Fables

  • Keywords: character, narrator, Merlin, magic, story, King Arthur, hero
Ideas for use in class
  • For character profiles and descriptions. Use the information on a literal level to discuss what we know about the character and also what we can infer using the evidence available. 'Role on the wall' where we collect what we know about a character on the outside of a sketched outline and write what their feelings might be on the inside.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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