Twelfth graders read the battle scene between Grendel and Beowulf and then work in groups to tell about the battle from Grendel's point of view. They look at the author's use of description in the scene.
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Senior English Beowulf Test
The first thirty-seven questions on this assessment check for knowledge of the events in Beowulf. The short answer prompt asks readers to identify five characteristics of an epic and to give examples from Beowulf in support. Finally,...
12th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
The Beauty of Anglo-Saxon Poetry: A Prelude to Beowulf
Riddle me this! What do kennings, caesura, and alliteration have to do with the Nowell Codex? Introduce class members to Anglo-Saxon poetry and prepare readers for a study of Beowulf with a series of activities that includes asking...
9th - Higher Ed English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable