- Film and Text Essays
- Beowulf - Common Core Text to Film - Compare and Contrast Essay Bundle
Beowulf - Common Core Text to Film - Compare and Contrast Essay Bundle
This is a great tool for scaffolding a compare and contrast writing assignment for a text to film of Beowulf! This resource helps students process key themes in both book and film.
This purchase includes an elements of film handout, essay graphic organizer, rubric, and notes for the teacher. The elements of film handout defines 14 basic elements for students to use as evidence in their essays. The graphic organizer has students pre-plan which scenes their essay will focus on, structures their notes during the film, and plan their thesis statement. The rubric simplifies the grading in a "3-2-1" system focusing on ideas, voice, organization, and mechanics. Finally, the notes for teacher includes tips on how to use these tools in class.
5 weeks of lesson plan. Includes pacing guide, film essay, activities, reading quizzes, and discussions. This bundle has everything you need to get started teaching Beowulf in an engaging way! This unit supports an in-depth analysis of the text. Students will be encouraged to think deeply and write about themes and character development with these activities.
Beowulf - Anticipation Guide & Reflection
Use pre-reading and post-reading activities to get students making "big picture" connections with this Beowulf anticipation guide and reflective writing. This purchase includes a two page handout with quotes that relate to the text's theme.
Beowulf - Quote Analysis & Reading Quizzes
A perfect tool for scaffolding deeper understanding and analysis for Beowulf! This is my go-to tool for helping students process key details and providing regular reading quizzes without drowning myself in grading.
Beowulf - Socratic Method - Post Reading Discussions
Students feel confident with this semi-structured approach to class discussions. This purchase includes a 20 slide PowerPoint that introduces students to the Socratic method for the purpose of discussing a text, a student discussion prep sheet and reflection, and detailed instructions for the teacher on how to facilitate a class discussion. The PowerPoint also includes theme questions to help students expand their perspective on the text, or to extend a discussion that needs to delve a bit deeper.
Beowulf - Visual Theme and Quote Poster for Bulletin Boards
Highlight key themes and pique students interest with this printable poster. The image can be printed on 8.5x11 and 8.5x14 paper for a bulletin board, student workbook covers, etc. There are two styles: clean and crumpled. You can also enlarge the image for a bigger display. This purchase includes the images in .jpg format and instructions for how to enlarge the image using a free website.