Classic (fiction), 3,338 words, Level Z1 (Grade 5+), Lexile 890L
Derived from the classic tale, Beowulf is the story of a mighty warrior and king. Through his super-human strength and noble qualities, Beowulf is able to slay monsters and dragons that no other man can defeat. Detailed illustrations support a rich and engaging text. The book can also be used to teach students how to analyze characters and to identify irregular past-tense verbs. The book and lesson are also available for levels U and X.
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Teach the Objectives
Summarize to understand text
Analyze Character : Analyze character within a text
Grammar and Mechanics
Irregular Verbs : Recognize and use irregular verbs
Suffixes : Identify and use suffix -ly
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class