Beowulf

In this lesson, we will learn about the origins of the Old English Epic poem Beowulf, and examine why it's still so important today.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which of these is NOT true of Epic poems?

1/4

Q2.If you were an Epic hero, what might you have to do? Select the odd one out.

2/4

Q3.What might get you in trouble in an Epic poem?

3/4

Q4.What's the most heroic way to kill a monster in an Epic poem?

4/4

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which of these is NOT true of Epic poems?

1/4

Q2.If you were an Epic hero, what might you have to do? Select the odd one out.

2/4

Q3.What might get you in trouble in an Epic poem?

3/4

Q4.What's the most heroic way to kill a monster in an Epic poem?

4/4

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Beowulf

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Q1.Which of these is another name for Old English?

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Q2.Where would you expect to hear Old English poems being sung?

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Q3.How would you recognise Old English writing?

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Q4.Why is the Beowulf manuscript so valuable?

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Q5.Which of these phrases best describes the Epic poem?

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Q6.If you want to see the manuscript of Beowulf, where would you visit?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Beowulf

Test yourself to see how much you can remember of today's lesson.

Q1.Which of these is another name for Old English?

1/6

Q2.Where would you expect to hear Old English poems being sung?

2/6

Q3.How would you recognise Old English writing?

3/6

Q4.Why is the Beowulf manuscript so valuable?

4/6

Q5.Which of these phrases best describes the Epic poem?

5/6

Q6.If you want to see the manuscript of Beowulf, where would you visit?

6/6

Lesson summary: Beowulf

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