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Beowulf

Beowulf

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Beowulf is the gripping tale of a Scandinavian warrior who fights three evils so powerful they could each destroy whole kingdoms. Artfully retold and magnificently illustrated, this companion volume to Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is made instantly accessible to children by a formidable children's book partnership. This is a 3 week + Writing Root using Beowulf by Michael Morpurgo and illustrated by Michael Foreman where children get an opportunity to discuss legends and the importance of heroic poetry in early European literature.The Michael Morpurgo version of the Anglo-Saxon classic Beowulf is a popular choice for upper KS2 or for more confident readers. Bring the story to life with your pupils using our engaging PowerPoints, writing frames and vocabulary cards, to help them get to grips with the language of this popular legend.

Re-told by significant children’s author Michael Morpurgo, this is the oldest surviving epic in British literature and includes examples of old-English language which will inspire children’s own writing. For me, the greater part of writing is daydreaming, dreaming the dream of my story until it hatches out – the writing down of it I always find hard. Morpurgo draws on the style of the original text, using rich, alliterative language but mixes it with modern themes as he retells the story of Beowulf’s epic quest to destroy the monstrous Grendel. Spelling Seeds have been designed to complement Writing Roots by providing weekly, contextualised sequences of sessions for the teaching of spelling that include open-ended investigations and opportunities to practise and apply within meaningful and purposeful contexts, linked (where relevant) to other areas of the curriculum and a suggestion of how to extend the investigation into home learning. In fifth-century Denmark, a murderous monster stalks the night, and only the great prince of the Geats has the strength and courage to defeat him.If you are under 16, please obtain your parent/guardian’s permission before submitting or ask your parent/guardian to submit on your behalf. Artfully retold and magnificently illustrated, this companion volume to Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is made instantly accessible to children by a formidable children’s book partnership. Does the book contain anything that teachers would wish to know about before recommending in class (strong language, sensitive topics etc. Standing head and shoulders above his comrades, he saves the land of the Danes from a merciless ogre named Grendel.

They include purposeful writing suggestions, links to the wider curriculum so that texts can be used across other subjects, key questions as well as spelling or phonics investigations. Morpurgo’s excellent version of Beowulf is also brought to life with engaging illustrations by Michael Foreman. Exploring the most profound subjects with a light yet powerful touch, his books tell unforgettable stories in simple, direct words.These branches are designed to support home learners to access literature-based learning using a selection of books we love from Writing Roots. Beowulf’s terrifying quest to destroy Grendel, the foul fiend, a hideous sea-hag and a monstrous fire-dragon is the oldest surviving epic in British literature. He is also the author of WAR HORSE, which has been made into a Tony Award-winning Broadway play and a Golden Globe-nominated film.



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