Ways of Retelling: Our I[Beowulf]
Kind of Activity:
Review plot and characters; address ideas of adaptation and the text's universality
Common Core Standards:
Play, show, or hand out one student's retelling of today's assigned reading section (see Additional Homework: students should come to class with an adaptation of the text prepared in any medium they like). Make sure to get the student's permission first. This activity will be repeated for every day of the lesson; aim for covering a broad range of media to encourage students to think creatively about ways of retelling.
Have the student talk briefly about:...
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