Create an illustration of the Rood. What do you think that it looks like? Be sure to address specific imagery that the Rood depicts in the poem.
Choose either Grendel or his mother and create an illustration of what the monster looks like. Be sure to include the monster's habitat as part of the depiction. Image may be either drawn or computer generated.
Old English Lesson
Have students try their hand in writing in Old English. Writing should be about a fictional battle that they partook in.
A Study of Vikings
Have students get into groups and research Viking life. They will create and present a multi-media presentation on one of the following: Life as a Viking; Rewards of a Viking; Religion of the Viking; Gods of the Vikings; music of the Vikings; art of the Vikings; imagery of Vikings...
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