During the Dark Ages in Medieval England, the king has died. A sword appeared in a stone with writing saying that the person who pulled out the sword would be the next king of England. At the same time, Merlyn the wizard predicted he would meet and guide a young boy to his rightful place in the world. Many writing, art, musical, and poetry activities appear in this lesson plan. Students will increase their cultural literacy of Medieval England through film. Great lesson for elementary, home school. ELD. ENJOY!