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Grendel Lesson Plans. Grendel Unit, Jon Gardner, 75 pages.
Completely rewritten & expanded July 2011 This is a complete, loosely-structured novel unit for John Gardner�s Grendel. There are no strict schedules or pacing guides here�though the chapter quizzes and study guides, the quick write prompts, the concluding essay, the Socratic semi
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John Gardner's Grendel Reading Guides
If you like my free worksheet for chapters 1-3, this is the perfect resource for you after studying the classic Beowulf! This is 24 pages of over 100 chronological questions WITH ANSWERS about John Gardner's Grendel. The questions range from basic plot summary fill-in-the-blank to creative respon
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Beowulf & John Gardner's Grendel: Mock Trial Project; Complete Unit
One of the most student-driven units I've created and taught, this project requires students to read both Beowulf and John Garnder's contemporary novel Grendel to gather evidence for an in-class mock trial: THE WRONGFUL DEATH OF GRENDEL! Honor students absolutely love the assignment, which provides
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MASSIVE Beowulf Powerpoint - Anglo-saxons, epic poetry, and Grendel
This is a massive powerpoint that can fill an entire six weeks for the desperate 12th grade English teacher! There's Anglo-Saxon background, the history of the Beowulf story and transcript, elements of translation, vocabulary, notes, and questions for Beowulf, notes on epic poetry, questions for po
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Gardner's Grendel Exam
ALIGNED TO COMMON CORE: This exam focuses on John Gardner's Grendel and is geared towards upper-grade high school students in accelerated courses (honors and/or AP). This exam covers the text of Grendel, the BASICS of postmodernism, and philosophies that drive Grendel's development like solipsism,
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A Primer on philosophy in John Gardner's Grendel
On the subject of his novel, Grendel, John Gardner once said in an interview that he �wanted to go through the main ideas of Western Civilization � which seemed to me about� twelve? � and go through them in the voice of [Beowulfâ�ï¿
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Beowulf - The Battle with Grendel Close Analysis
This 28 slide Power Point takes students through a close analysis of "The Battle with Grendel" from Beowulf, as translated by Burton Raffel. Using some details and questions from the Holt Textbook, students are introduced to the literary elements: archetype, epic, and epic hero. At the beginning o
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Grendel Lesson Plans
The Grendel lesson plan contains a variety of teaching materials that cater to all learning styles. Inside you'll find 30 Daily Lessons, 20 Fun Activities, 180 Multiple Choice Questions, 60 Short Essay Questions, 20 Essay Questions, Quizzes/Homework Assignments, Tests, and more. The lessons and acti
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Grendel Reading Guide
12-page Reading Guide on John Gardner's Grendel This packet includes chapter questions which the teacher can use to lead discussions, duplicate for group work, or assign to individual students. The download does not include the answers, but the questions follow the book exactly and are listed in the
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Grendel Astrology Presentation Assignment
ALIGNED WITH COMMON CORE: One of the major aspects of Gardner's Grendel is the cyclical nature of the text--its twelve chapters contain references that follow the astrological cycle, beginning with Aries and ending with Pisces. This assignment allows students to delve into the text and find exampl
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Beowulf Part III Questions with Answers and Grendel Character Sketch
Beowulf Part III Questions with Answers. This includes The Battle with Grendel and The Monster's Layer. I also use this with my Grendel Character Sketch activity, which is also included here. This character sketch is great to redo after reading John Gardner's Grendel too. Common Core Reading Li
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Grendel – Comprehension and Analysis Bundle
Save prep time and help your students read closely and actively with this bundle of Common Core aligned organizers, worksheets, projects, quizzes, and review materials for Grendel by John Gardner. Note: We provide as many of our worksheets and organizers as possible in Word format to facilitate eas
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Reading Guide for the novel Grendel
This activity helps students to make sense of a complex text by focusing them on a predetermined set of themes and literary elements. It builds both reading comprehension skills and critical thinking skills as they are forced to anlyze the text as they read. I he process, it also teaches them how
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Beowulf Part I & II Questions: The Wrath of Grendel and The Coming of Beowulf
Reading questions and answer key for “The Wrath of Grendel” and “The Coming of Beowulf” Common Core Reading Literature compatible Answer keys are included. This is also a part of Beowulf Unit Pack Check out my other Beowulf Products: Beowulf Final TestBeowulf Parts I and IIBeowulf Part III and
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Beowulf Part IV -The Battle with Grendel's Mother-Questions
Beowulf Part IV Questions on The Battle with Grendel's Mother. Two-page student handout with eleven (11) question that include recall, interpretation, and supporting evidence. Common Core Reading Literature compatible This is also a part of Beowulf Unit Pack Check out my other Beowulf Products:
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Preparing Evidence-Based Paragraphs for Beowulf and Grendel
When students write their first essay of the year, they seem to have forgotten all of the carefully-taught lessons on organization and content they learned the year before! In most British literature courses, Beowulf is one of the first texts you'll teach. Use this activity or mini-lesson to help st
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Grendel  by John Gardner Comprehension Test
The test consist of 4 pages and 22 questions; basic short answer and discussion. This could also be used has a study guide.
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Sympathizing with Grendel's Mother
This activity asks students to place themselves in Grendel's Mother's shoes by reading an article about a woman whose child had been killed in a car crash. (Note: Although very effective in seeing Grendel's Mother's point of view, this article may be upsetting for some children.) After reading the
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Student-based discussion question generation activity for Grendel
This is an in class group assignment I came up with that was designed to aid students in asking better questions as they read novels (in particular John Gardner's Grendel, though it could be modified for any novel, really). It was a way attempting to make in class discussions more student directed.
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Grendel Grendel Grendel, the movie
Summary of about 90% of the film, students are to complete it. To be used in students' movie reviews, notesheet for this purpose is included. The film is an Australian animated feature with Peter Ustinov as the voice of Grendel. Based on John Gardner's novel.
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Grendel Golden Quotes Assignment
Grendel by John Gardner can be a difficult text to teach. This activity helps students identify key quotes from the text as they read, as well as interact with each quote by providing commentary as to how the passages they have selected are relevant to themes and motifs, nihilistic and existential
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Essay Question using Beowulf and Grendel by John Gardner
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An argument essay discussing how the structure of Beowulf and Grendel dealt tot the themes of the two works.
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Philosophies Chart to use with GRENDEL
This is a two column chart. On the left, there is a short description of six philosophical concepts that are relevant to Grendel's development as a character. On the right, there is a blank box for students to cite textual support for each of these philosophies. This is a good way to make sure st
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Beowulf--Gardner's Grendel and Literary Criticism
After completing Heaney's Beowulf, my students read sections from Gardner's Grendel and all of the essay, "Even Monsters Have Mothers," (available on-line and via Gale). This handout contains six short answer questions regarding those readings.
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