Beowulf Etymology.doc - Section 2: Understanding Old English

 
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Who Put the "H" in Hrothgar?

Unit 5: Beowulf
Lesson 2 of 12

Objective: SWBAT appreciate Old English as a precursor language to Modern English applying that understanding as they begin their study of Beowulf.

Big Idea: Language changes over time and students begin with the oral tradition of Old English to note that origins of our modern language.

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Subject(s):
English / Language Arts, epic poem, Old English, Beowulf, alliteration, heroes, Kenning, Old English, Literary Analysis
  60 minutes
first page of beowulf
 
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