Beowulf was meant to be heard, not just read and this 8 scene reader’s theater is a easy, effective way to introduce or culminate a unit or differentiate instruction. Has parts for 13 characters.
Kevin Crossley-Holland, a renowned Beowulf translator, stated that an epic "should be read out loud-an epic in the oral tradition is never going to sit very easily on the printed page"
This package contains also contains lesson ideas, how to do a reader’s theater (for first timers), a rubric, handouts, and a 17 slide Power Point with samples of alliteration and kennings, projects and more internet resources, a folder of .JPEGS from the Power Point.
Other available Medieval and Renaissance literature products:
Freebie: Medieval and Renaissance sampler
Age of Chivalry
Don Quixote on Trial
Sir Gawain & the Green Knight
Shakespeare reader's theater
Free Christian drama resources at Fools for Christ
Free interactive Bible games