The 20 enjoyable, interactive classroom activities that are included will help your students understand the text in amusing ways. Fun Classroom Activities include group projects, games, critical thinking activities, brainstorming sessions, writing poems, drawing or sketching, and more that will allow your students to interact with each other, be creative, and ultimately grasp key concepts from the text by "doing" rather than simply studying.
1. Monster Sculpture
Using clay or any other sculpting material you choose, sculpt a model of Grendel. Use your imagination, but be sure to include the details we know about Grendel based on the descriptions in the book.
2. Grendel's Mother Portrait
Paint or draw a picture of Grendel's mother. Pay attention to the details provided in the book.
3. Mourning Monster Poetry
Grendel's mother is very sad at the death of her son. Write a poem, in any style you wish, from the viewpoint of Grendel's mother...
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