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Title: Assignment: Sept' 89: Read pages 2125 and answer worksheet questions' The Battle with Grendel Sept'


1
AssignmentSept. 8-9 Read pages 21-25 and
answer worksheet questions.The Battle with
GrendelSept. 10-11 Read pages 26-32.
Answer Question p.32 (1-9)Answer Worksheet
The Battle with Grendels Mother4
lines-188-1916 lines-201-20311 refer to lines
255-257Use old textbook to answer 12-16.Pages
58-59
2
Beowulf
  • Warrior Characteristics
  • Strength
  • Courage/bravery
  • Superhuman powers
  • Christianity Characteristics
  • Fights evil
  • Thanks/praise Almighty God
  • Gods Approval/influence
  • Honesty
  • Loyalty
  • Faith
  • Selflessness

List some epic hero characteristics. Consider
warrior traits. Also consider some ethical and
Christian characteristics that may have been
recognized.
3
Beowulf
  • Now use these characteristics to annotate your
    textbooks with sticky notes.
  • Identify Beowulfs actions in the epic with
    notes.
  • Explain how the action is a characteristic of
    warrior or a Anglo-Saxon Christian.
  • Warrior Characteristics
  • Strength
  • Courage/bravery
  • Superhuman powers
  • Christianity Characteristics
  • Fights evil
  • Thanks/praise Almighty God
  • Gods Approval/influence
  • Honesty
  • Loyalty
  • Faith
  • Selflessness

4
Listening Triangle
  • Speaker Shares your info. from your post-it.
  • Questioner Asks questions/explains the info.
    further.
  • Note-Taker provides feedback between the speaker
    and Question and writes what was shared and
    questioned.
  • Switching roles three times, you will list each
    person, their role and what was discussed.

5
Sing-a-Song
  • You are a Bard in the Anglo-Saxon Period.
  • You and your group will retell the tale of
    Beowulf.
  • Use a current day nursery rhyme or child song
    and rewrite it to tell the story of Beowulf,
    Grendel and their battles.
  • Then you and your group will present your song to
    the class.

6
Sing-a-Song Example
  • Grendel Is Coming to Town
  • To the tune of Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
  • Created by M. Abdelaziz, E. Locklear, A. Scott,
    M. Ellis, C. Biggs, C. Morgan
  • Grendel is coming to town, hey
  • Grendel is coming to town.
  • Gren-del is coming to town.
  • Hell kill when youre sleeping,
  • But not when youre awake.
  • Hes knows if youre a Geat or Dane,
  • So stay out of Herot for goodness sake.
  • You better watch out,
  • Cause you cannot hide.
  • Hell rip you apart
  • And eat you alive.
  • Gren-del is coming to town

7
Sing-a-Song Ex. 2
  • To the tune of Im a Little Teapot
  • Created by E. Locklear, C. Biggs, C. Morgan.
  • I am Beowulf BIG and STRONG
  • Here are my muscles here is my sword.
  • If you wanna fight, Ill rip your arm.
  • Mess with me and Ill fight your mom.

8
Friday, Sept. 15
  • 4th period
  • 12 and 13 Daily Lang. Activity
  • Check Grammar handout
  • Check Quiz
  • Check Questions from p. 40
  • Complete Beowulf Character Sketch
  • Review for Test on Monday on Beowulf
  • Prepare Essay Question for TEST

9
The Battle with Grendel
  • Trip, trap, hills, Herot, high, hoping bogs,
    bearing, Gods marsh, misty from, foot
  • He is not allowed to interact with humans,
    because he is evil/demon.
  • Snarling, fierce, gruesome, darkness, tear life
    heart laughed
  • Snatched, gripped, cut bolted, snapping,
    clutched drank, grasped, seized
  • Scared afraid had never faced that kind of
    strength before wanted to run.
  • He would never return to Herot. He knew he was
    defeated. (line 9)?
  • They were afraid and hid in their beds.
  • Line 93-Grendel had bewitched their weapons.
  • To his den under the lake.
  • Grendels arm, shoulder and hand hung in the
    rafters of Herot.

10
  • Dragging his corpselike way, water was bloody,
    steaming and boiling
  • The people rejoiced by retelling the story of
    Beowulfs victory and making him a legend.
  • 5 Kennings to describe Grendel shepherd of evil,
    guardian of crime, sin-stained demon, Almightys
    enemy, bloodthirsty fiend, hells captive,
    afflicter of men
  • 2 kennings to describe Beowulf prince of Geats,
    Higlacs follower, mighty protector of men,
    strong-hearted wakeful sleeper
  • How many Geats did Grendel kill? One

11
The Battle with Grendels Mother
  • Hrothgars best friend
  • He had to find Grendels Mother.
  • Hours
  • Neither of them could harm each other.
  • Into her battle hall
  • Light shining represents Gods protection of
    Beowulf.
  • Ripped, tore, clawed, bit, swung,
  • Chain mail shirt
  • Gods protection
  • A heavy magical sword
  • A bright light shone in the sky.
  • They believed Beowulf had died or would not
    return.
  • The sword blade melted.

12
The Battle with Grendels Mother
  • 14. Hilt of sword Grendels head
  • 15. They rejoiced saluted celebrated. They
    toted Grendels head through the villlage.
  • 16. 4 men to carry Grendels head.

13
Create Web-Map for the Anglo-Saxon Period and
Beowulf
  • A stem for each of the 3 Groups that occupied
    Britain
  • A branch for each of the three facts about each
    group
  • A stem for the Epic Poem (title)
  • 1 branch about the background
  • 3 branches for each literary element and example
  • 1 branch for the plot
  • sub-branches for characters
  • Sub-branches for Places
  • Sub-branches for events

14
Test REVIEW
  • Anglo-Saxon Notes-history and textbook
  • Beowulf notes
  • Literary elements alliteration, caesura, kenning
  • Beowulf plot, characters, events, examples of
    literary elements
  • Two worksheets
  • Questions from margins.
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