Day 1

Beowulf Lesson Plan

Reading Assignment, Questions, Vocabulary

Students read Prologue and Cantos 1-7.

Common Core Objectives

  1. 1

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.5 Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text (e.g., a section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole.

  2. 2

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.9 Analyze how two or more texts address similar themes or topics in order to build knowledge or to compare the approaches the authors take.

  3. 3

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

  4. 4

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using...

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