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. The Rood
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.
2. Monster Mash
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.
3. Old English Lesson
Have students try their hand in writing in Old English. Writing should be about a...
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