Thursday, 21st May 2020
Beowulf – Comprehension
Read pages 22 – 30 on this page of the school website and answer the following questions?
Find a phrase that suggests that Beowulf’s journey took a long time. (page 24)
Why did Beowulf’s family try to talk him out of fighting Grendel?
Why has Hrothgar’s hair gone grey?
Do you think Beowulf can defeat Grendel? Explain why making sure you include evidence from the text.
What are Beowulf and his men wearing?
How strong is Beowulf, supposedly?