Homeschool Beowulf Literature Study

We are reading Beowulf as part of our literature study whilst looking at the Anglo Saxons. Beowulf is an Anglo-Saxon heroic epic set in 5th century Denmark.  Beowulf, prince of the Geats, attempts to destroy first Grendel, the foul fiend, his mother, the hideous sea-hag and finally a monstrous sea dragon.  First, we read Beowulf by…

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Hands-on Anglo Saxons Unit Study for Homeschoolers

Just gathering all my Anglo-Saxon posts into one place to make finding them a bit easier.  This was a very hands-on unit study, with lots of resources, map making and activities.  The children carried out some literature work based on Beowulf, and created a Beowulf newspaper.  The study culminated with the children giving a fabulous…

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Using Picture Books to Study Great Literature

There are affiliate links throughout this post, which our family earn a little bit of money if you click through using my website.  Thank you so much for supporting us in this way Studying Great Literature has to be one of my most favourite times in home school (along with artist study, A&P, any kind of…

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