Beowulf Teaching Guide 7-Week Unit - Lessons, Activities, Tests - 160 Pages
Beowulf Teaching Guide 7-Week Unit - Lessons, Activities, Tests - 160 Pages
Beowulf Teaching Guide 7-Week Unit - Lessons, Activities, Tests - 160 Pages
Beowulf Teaching Guide 7-Week Unit - Lessons, Activities, Tests - 160 Pages
Beowulf Teaching Guide 7-Week Unit - Lessons, Activities, Tests - 160 Pages
Beowulf Teaching Guide 7-Week Unit - Lessons, Activities, Tests - 160 Pages
Beowulf Teaching Guide 7-Week Unit - Lessons, Activities, Tests - 160 Pages
Beowulf Teaching Guide 7-Week Unit - Lessons, Activities, Tests - 160 Pages

Beowulf Teaching Guide 7-Week Unit - Lessons, Activities, Tests - 160 Pages

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160-Page No-Prep Beowulf Teaching Guide includes lessons, quizzes, tests, and activities for teaching the Seamus Heaney translation of Beowulf. Classroom-tested by over 800 teachers with a 5/5 Rating! Designed for as much or as little teacher instruction or intervention as you desire, students will be able to self-direct their study in many cases, making it perfect for in-person or distance learning. Please note that this product is a printable PDF and will need modification for use in Google Classroom. 

Here's what Rebecca M. said: I used this resource for my 12th grade last year. I LOVE this complete resource! As a first-year teacher, this thorough guide saved me! My students enjoyed how everything was connected. Thank You! I will certainly purchase other novel guides from your TpT store.

JoAnn said: This resource really assisted me in my planning and helping my student stay on track with analyzing Beowulf. The organization was hands down one of the best I have used on TpT so far. During this school year, I appreciated having these resources on hand and ready to use without much additional effort. Thank you for your diligent work.

This Beowulf Guide includes:

  • Pre-Reading Activity on Literary Elements
  • Author Biography on translator Seamus Heaney with corresponding questions
  • Notes and questions on the genre of the Epic Poem and the Epic Hero
  • Historical Context texts, including articles on Anglo-Saxons, Norse Mythology, and Kennings
  • Defined list of Allusions and Terminology
  • Vocabulary List with and without definitions
  • Note-Taking and Summarizing activities for each section
  • Literary Analysis activities for each section, including activities on:
    • Mood and Tone
    • Foreshadowing
    • Literary Archetypes
    • Comparing Literary Works
    • Imagery
    • Themes in Character's Speech
    • Historical Themes and Issues
    • Foreshadowing and Flashback
    • Characterization
    • Theme
  • Grammar and Vocabulary activities for each section, including:
    • Vocabulary and Context
    • Spelling, Punctuation, and Capitalization
    • Precise Word Choice
    • Modifying Nouns and Verbs
    • Word Origins
    • Complements
    • Analogies
  • Vocabulary and Reading Quizzes for each section
  • Two Final Test versions--one completely multiple choice
  • Final Vocabulary Test
  • Teacher Guide including References and other Resources
  • Sample Agenda and Teacher Notes
  • Summary of the Epic
  • List of Post-Reading Ideas and Activities
  • List of Essay/Writing Activities and prompts
  • Two Project Rubrics
  • Response to Literature Rubric
  • Complete Answer Key

John S. said: This was tons of great material. I was able to use this with my senior English class, and it really expanded their learning. This was more than enough information to use to teach the book effectively

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Please Note: Common Core State Standards have not been individually notated within this Guide. Activities and lessons for this Guide are aligned with the CCSS, however, Comprehension Check Questions, quizzes, and tests may not expansively address the full rigor of the Common Core.

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Good in-depth literature unit. My kids are able to gain more understanding of Beowulf with this. I appreciate everything being so well though out for me.