This section contains 30 daily lessons. Each one has a specific objective and offers at least three (often more) ways to teach that objective. Lessons include classroom discussions, group and partner activities, in-class handouts, individual writing assignments, at least one homework assignment, class participation exercises and other ways to teach students about the text in a classroom setting. Use some or all of the suggestions provided to work with your students in the classroom and help them understand the text.
Objective: Beowulf represents the archetypal hero. He is a man who does good deeds simply because it's the right thing to do. He is not necessarily looking for fame and glory. Instead, he seems to slay monsters because it is in his nature. The objective of this lesson is to explore the idea of an archetypal hero and examine how Beowulf fits into that role.
1) 1. Define "Archetype": Ask...
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