The Lion King: Film Guide

The Lion King
The Lion King




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A film guide that looks at The Lion King (1994), a song-filled Disney classic about a Simba, lion cub who must return to the kingdom he was exiled from in order to reclaim the throne from his evil uncle, Scar.

This guide is useful for exploring topics including PSHE Education, Literacy and Geography in addition to highlighting themes surrounding music, African countries, family, friendships, growing up, animals, and the environment.

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  • English
  • Geography
  • Literacy
  • PSHE Education
  • Personal
  • Biology
  • Science

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