In writing assignments use varied sentence types revise, edit and proofread manuscripts looking for run-on sentences, incorrect grammar, spelling, capitalization, and punctuation. : modern writing assignment beowulf is one of the oldest stories in the english language however, the basic story good versus evil has been repeated again and again. O assign third short writing assignment as a class, brainstorm a list of potential topics students may choose one of those topics or may present a topic for approval.
These prompts require students to compare and contrast important aspects or characters from beowulf each prompt is appropriate for high school or college students writing 4-6 page papers each prompt is appropriate for high school or college students writing 4-6 page papers. Beowulf kenning activity a in this activity, students try their hand at creating modern-day kennings to share with the class students have fun being creative with kennings anglo-saxon boast writing assignment a this assignment asks students to create a poetic boast modeled after that of beowulf in the epic poem.
When reading beowulf you might think that it is an ancient story about ancient people that has no relevance to today’s world however, if a closer look is taken, one might notice that the ideas and themes of the poem parallel many of the issues today’s world faces.
The pennsylvania writing rubric will be used to assess your essay presentation: 50 points the attached public speaking rubric will be used to assess your verbal presentation while a power point is not required it will help you keep your information organized beowulf assignments.
For this assignment, you should use three kennings to refer to beowulf, and what his responsibilities are, ie a cashier: beowulf, giver of change a cabbie: beowulf, driver of tourists (you may wish to be more serious, too. Choose one of the following writing prompts create a piece of writing one to two pages in length, in 11 or 12-point type, single spaced your draft is due monday, 12/10 we will revise and edit in class, and the final will be due wednesday, 12/12 write the letter of thanks that king hrothgar or his wife might have sent to beowulf after his departure form denmark. 13 create a found poem from words that appear in the text the poem should somehow demonstrate a theme from beowulf remember to cite the original lines back to beowulf or assignments or home. Beowulf - creative assignments this is a major project some projects will require a special talent, so consider your strengths for example, i would not choose the comic book option because i have difficulty executing even simple stick figures but some of you are talented artists and may really enjoy that project (individual projects 1.
Creative assignments: a baker's dozen lwrite a poem titled the beowulf in me or the grendel in me (or perhaps write about your duality) be specific 2 choose a specific scene from beowulf to illustrate, paying particular attention to specific details given in your selected passage include the passage on your poster.
Choose one of the following writing prompts create a piece of writing one to two pages in length, in 11 or 12-point type, single spaced your draft is due monday, 12/10.