The ULTIMATE Beowulf Bundle with Answer Keys, Assessments, and Creative Projects

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In this mega Beowulf Bundle, you will find 36 lessons and activities that include thorough answer keys with textual evidence where applicable to take your Beowulf unit to the next level. You will also find creative activities, quizzes, and an EDITABLE multiple-choice test to use at the end of your unit. There are MORE than enough resources here to create an engaging Beowulf unit for your students.

This bundle is organized by pre-reading, during reading, and post-reading activities and includes the following items:

Pre-Reading Activities:

1. Beowulf Anticipation Guide: Heroism

2. Beowulf Cultural Discovery: An Introduction to the Anglo-Saxons

3. Beowulf WebQuest and Word Art Poem

4. Anglo-Saxon History Notes

5. Anglo-Saxon History Quiz

6. Anglo-Saxon Values and Vices Chart

7. Agree/ Disagree Activity

8. Beowulf Debatable Statements Activity

9. Beowulf Introduction Power Point & Student Notes Sheet

10. Language Activity: Comparing Old English to Modern English

11. Beowulf Paired Podcast List and Listening Guide

12. Vocabulary in Beowulf-- Seamus Heaney & Burton Raffel Lists

During Reading:

1. Beowulf Journal Prompts

2. Beowulf Reading and Discussion Questions

3. Beowulf Reading Checks

4. Beowulf “Connecting the Dots” Graphic Organizers

a. Graphic Organizer #1: Epic Conventions

b. Graphic Organizer #2: Traits of the Epic Hero

c. Graphic Organizer #3: Main Characters

d. Graphic Organizer #4: Archetypes

5. Beowulf vs. the Epic Hero Cycle

6. Beowulf Rhetoric Activity

7. Beowulf Essay Brainstorming Activity-- Topics/ Themes Chart

8. Collaborative Classroom Posters & Gallery Walk Activity

9. Beowulf Analysis and Close Reading Task Cards

10. Beowulf Book Marks

11. Beowulf Text with Annotation Margins (Burton Raffel Translation)

Post-Reading Activities:

1. Bias and Propaganda in Beowulf

2. Intertextuality Activity: Beowulf and Wilbur’s Poem

3. Beowulf and The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

4. Beowulf Essay Thesis Statements

5. Literary Criticism: “Subversive Female Power in Beowulf

6. Beowulf Essay Prompts + Outline Form and Rubric

7. Beowulf Kenning Activity

8. Anglo-Saxon Boast Writing Assignment

9. Beowulf Comic Book Project + Student Samples

10. Beowulf Creative Project Choice Board + Rubric

11. Beowulf Bingo Review Game

12. Beowulf Skills Application Test-- EDITABLE MULTIPLE-CHOICE TEST

13. One-pager Activity


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