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An Introduction to Beowulf: Language and Poetics
|Grades||11 – 12|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Two 50-minute sessions|
Washington, Washington DC
- Beowulf: Language and Poetics Quick Reference Sheet
- Old English Beowulf Passage Handout
- Modern English Beowulf Passage Handout
- Excerpt from “The Age of Anxiety" by W.H. Auden
- Literary Guide: Beowulf
- The Electronic Introduction to Old English
- Beowulf: A Study Guide
- Readings from Beowulf
- Review the lesson and decide which elements you wish to use.
- Review the Beowulf: Language and Poetics Quick Reference Sheet.
- Print out for each student a copy of each handout you wish to use.
- For more background information on Beowulf see Beowulf: A Study Guide
- Test the Literary Guide: Beowulf on your computers to familiarize yourself with the tools and ensure that you have the Flash plug-in installed. You can download the plug-in from the technical support page.