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: Chapter 1 The objective of this lesson is to set the stage for the book. Students will gain background knowledge of the poem the book is based on.
1) 1) Have students research the original Beowulf poem. When was it written? By whom? What is the poem about? What happens in the poem?
2) As a class work to put together an identification chart that can be hung in the room...
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