This product includes a PowerPoint presentation on the characteristics of Anglo-Saxon poetry and riddles. Examples of Anglo-Saxon riddles are provided for the students to work on with their classmates, then they are encouraged to write a riddle for an object. A handout is provided. Additionally, a PDF file of "The Life's Lament: and a series of questions are included to showcase aspects of Anglo-Saxon poetry and life. The activities are great to supplement a unit on Anglo-Saxon literature, particularly Beowulf.