This assignment has a list of 8 projects for students to choose from. There is a 2-page guide for teachers and a 1-page guide for students. Doing projects after reading Beowulf can accomplish a number of goals. (1) The finished products can be graded. (2) Doing and observing projects can help students to appreciate and better understand Beowulf and the historic period which produced such literature. (3) Students will have the opportunity to express their ideas creatively. (4) Students can feel validated by completing a successful project and often through the praise of other students and the teacher. (5) Long-range projects can help students practice time management and organization.