King Fergus and Queen Elinor ruled the kingdom of DunBroch in Scotland. They had triplet
sons and one daughter, the beautiful Princess Merida.
Merida's story. King Fergus and Queen Eleanor ruled the kingdom of dunbroch in Scotland.
They had triplets sons and one daughter the beautiful Princess Merida.
All four children were mischievous.
Queen Eleanor tried to teach Merida how to behave like a perfect princess but
Merida liked to slip away from the palace to practice with her bow and arrow.
She was a skilled Archer.One night the Queen announced that three clans were
coming to visit each would present a suitor to compete for Merida's hand in marriage.
Merida was horrified.
I won't go through with it she shouted to Merida's dismay the suitors arrived as planned.
Merida sat waiting on her throne for the archery contest to begin.
She knew she could handle a bow and arrow far better than the suitors could.
Once the suitors had taken their shots. Merida marched onto the field.
Yhe Queen yelled for her to stop but Merida didn't listen. She fired her arrows and
hit each target dead center. She had won now. She wouldn't have to marry anyone.
Queen Elinor was furious at Merida for ruining the contest.
She warned that things needed to be set right marriage is what you want.
Merida shouted then she slashed the tapestry that depicted her family and ran away.
Merida fled deep into the woods where mysterious
blue will the wisps led her to a cottage. Inside, she found a witch.
Merida begged her to change her mother.
The which gave Merida a spell cake. Back at the castle,
Merida presented the cake to her mother. She watched closely,
as Eleanor took a bite at first nothing happened but then Eleanor began to feel sick.
Merida helped Eleanor into bed. The next thing, Merida knew a huge furry shape
was rising from the sheets.
The witch's cake had turned Eleanor into a bear. Worried her mother was in danger.
Merida sneaked her out of the castle. Merida and Eleanor bear first went to the
witch's cottage and only found a message fate be changed look inside mend the
bond torn by pride.
Merida would need time to figure out its meaning but for now she needed to teach her
mother to fish. Merida realized that to mend the bond and break the spell.
She must repair the tapestry. She had torn after sneaking into the castle.
Merida and her mother were discovered by King Fergus.
The King drew his sword. It's not what you think, Merida cried the king wouldn't listen,
he slapped. The King wouldn't listen he slashed at the bear who struck back knocking
him to the ground. The noise drew the visiting Lords and their sons terrified.
Elinor bear raced from the castle room. Merida grabbed a needle and thread
and the tapestry then jumped on her horse. She took her little brothers too.
They had eaten the spell cake and turned into bear cubs. Merida sewed as they all raced
to save their mother. When Merida arrived, she wrapped the mended tapestry
over her mother. I want you back mum. Merida cried I love you.
King Fergus was shocked to realize the bear was his beloved wife.
Meredith felt a hand brush her hair.
The spell had been broken eleanor was human once again.
The triplets were no longer bears. The Queen smiled at Merida from then on.
Merida could be a princess and be herself. The end.
1.Who is Merida? What is her special skill?
2.Name Merida's mother. What happened to her?
3.Talk about the moral lesson of this story.