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Beowulf Common Core Aligned Literature Guide
Beowulf Teaching Guide
 
 


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Format: Downloadable PDF
ISBN: 978-0-9845205-7-2
Pages: 164
Copyright: 2012
Writer: Angela Antrim

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This Secondary Solutions Literature Guide for Beowulf includes student coursework, quizzes, tests, and teacher resources aligned with Common Core and NCTE/IRA ninth through twelfth grade English Language Arts content standards. (133 pages)

Using Seamus Heaney's translation of the complete text of Beowulf, this 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
Notes on Historical Context including Anglo-Saxons, Norse Mythology, and Kennings
Glossary of Allusions and Terminology
Vocabulary List with and without definitions
Note-Taking and Summarizing activities for each section
Comprehension Check Questions for each section
Literature Focus 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
  • Themes
Language Focus 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 Quiz 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
  • Post-Reading Ideas and Activities List
  • Essay/Writing Activities
  • Two Project Rubrics
  • Response to Literature Rubric
  • Complete Answer Key
Notes About This Product
  • Common Core State Standards alignment has not been notated within this Guide. Activities and lessons for this Guide are aligned with the CCSS, however, Comprehension Check Questions, quizzes, and tests may not equal the rigor found in some popular standardized Common Core assessments.


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