Beowulf's Arrival

In this lesson, we will look at Beowulf's character and think about why he is considered an Epic hero.

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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 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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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 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

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Beowulf's Arrival

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Q1.Which of these is NOT a quality of an Epic hero?

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Q2.Why does Beowulf leave the Geats to travel to Hrothgar's hall?

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Q3.What does Beowulf tell Hrothgar about himself?

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Q4.What deeds has Beowulf already done to create a heroic reputation?

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Q5.How does Beowulf wound Grendel?

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Quiz:

Beowulf's Arrival

Complete the quiz to see how much you learned about the character of Beowulf this lesson.

Q1.Which of these is NOT a quality of an Epic hero?

1/5

Q2.Why does Beowulf leave the Geats to travel to Hrothgar's hall?

2/5

Q3.What does Beowulf tell Hrothgar about himself?

3/5

Q4.What deeds has Beowulf already done to create a heroic reputation?

4/5

Q5.How does Beowulf wound Grendel?

5/5

Lesson summary: Beowulf's Arrival

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