Beowulf: Fact or Fiction?

Group Members' Names

Historical Context

Using your textbook (pages 22-24) and/or the FHS database (World Literature: Facts on File [Bloom's Literary Reference]), record information pertaining to the Anglo-Saxon time period.


You must have a minimum of five items.


*You must place your parenthetical reference(s) for the source(s) here. Consult the "English Research Guidebook" on pages 1-14 in your FHS Agenda Book.

**Do not plagiarize.

Background Of Beowulf

Using your textbook (pages 40-41), the FHS database (World Literature: Facts on File [Bloom's Literary Reference]), and/or www.shmoop.com record information pertaining to the background of Beowulf.


You must have a minimum of five items.


*You must place your parenthetical reference(s) for the source(s) here. Consult the "English Research Guidebook" on pages 1-14 in your FHS Agenda Book.

**Do not plagiarize.

Archeological Finds

Using www.suttonhoo.org, record information pertaining to the archeological finds relating to the Anglo-Saxon time period and Beowulf.


You must record one fact from each of the four archeological campaigns.


*You must place your parenthetical reference(s) for the source(s) here. Consult the "English Research Guidebook" on pages 1-14 in your FHS Agenda Book.

**Do not plagiarize.

Factual Connections

List two factual connections that you see in your research and in the poem Beowulf. You must incorporate the passages into this section.


*You must place your parenthetical reference(s) for the source(s) here. Consult the "English Research Guidebook" on pages 1-14 in your FHS Agenda Book.

**Do not plagiarize.

Opinions

In no more than five sentences, explain your opinions regarding your research findings and how they relate to the epic poem Beowulf.

Works Cited

Following the directions in your "English Research Guidebook" on pages 8 and 10 in your FHS Agenda Book, complete this section of your newsletter. You will type your works cited information in this box.