Beowulf is an epic hero because he possesses traits that regular humans do not. Using evidence from the epic, show how Beowulf exemplifies any six characteristics of the epic hero. Give specific examples from the three battle scenes: the battle with Grendel, the battle with Grendel’s mother, and the battle with the dragon.
Daily Vocabulary Assessments: Vocabulary tracker/journal with definitions, sentences, graphic of own words and/or vocabulary words for unit (new word from dictionary, conversations, media etc. words may be completely new to students or heard before but not sure of).
Friday Assessment: Power paragraphs (to include as many words from journal within one concise, compact paragraph).