Mrs. Burke W27
ENGLISH IV CURRICULUM ASSIGNMENTS:
THE ANGLO-SAXON PERIOD/ BEOWULF
Assignments that need to be completed/ handed in for credit:
Read: The Anglo-Saxon Period 449-1066 pp 2-9
Questions: Review 1-10 p9
BOARD NOTES on THE TRAGIC HERO
Epic - a long narrative poem telling about the deeds of a great hero and reflecting
the values of the society from which it originated.
Tragedy - in general, a literary work in which the protagonist meets an unhappy
BEOWULF SCAVENGER HUNT
With your team you will complete as many of the following questions as you can
before the end of the period. Each team should hand in all sheets stapled to the
master copy which will be neat and include all the an
NAME : _
ANGLO-SAXON PERIOD: BEOWULF
LITERARY TERMS and DEFINITIONS
STUDY THE SPELLING OF EACH WORD AND ITS DEFINITION; YOU WILL BE TESTED
ON ALL TWENTY WORDS.
The repetition of
Beowulf and Old English Literature
ANGLO SAXON PERIOD: BEOWULF
DIRECTIONS: Find an example of each literary term. Copy the example on
the line; place it in quotation marks, and write the line numbers in
Board Notes: Anglo-Saxon Period / Beowulf
1. The Romans invaded England in A.D. 43.
2. Romans remained in control until the early 400s.
3. Roman soldiers returned home to fight barbarians who were invading
4. After the Romans left, three Germa
Grendel JOHN GARDNER
1. Grendel finds himself in the presence of a huge, red-golden dragon that lives in a
cave filled with gold and gems.
2. The dragon has been expecting Grendel, and he takes cruel pleasure in
Grendel's fright and disc
CHAPTER 4 BOARD NOTES
1. Hrothgar is inspired by the Shaper's song of glory and decides to build
a meadhall to honor the victorious Danes.
2. When the hall is finished, Hrothgar names the hall Hart.
3. Grendel hates the lies that the s