Bring your laptop - or use one from the laptop cart that I have reserved.
1. Create a list of 10 tips related to Beowulf in someway.
Be creative with the name of your list.
Check these out for inspiration...
Advice From the Master: Thelonious Monk Scribbles a List of Tips for Playing a Gig. http://t.co/EEAfsQxxEc
— Open Culture (@openculture) September 20, 2013
A fantastic list of advice from Thomas Jefferson to a young boy: http://t.co/GMo5Q9t9
— Lists of Note (@ListsOfNote) January 11, 2012
2. Start your essay...
Essay Due: FRIDAY, September 27th. (Originally, it was due Thursday.)
Write a persuasive argumentative essay, answering the following question:
Why read the epic poem, Beowulf, translated by Seamus Heaney?
Your introduction should outline the major points of your essay. The thesis should be the last sentence of your intro.
Body paragraphs: A. Epic Poem B. Beowulf C. Heaney translation
Conclusion: In answering the question, ultimately, what personal meaning did you find?
Multi-paragraph essay: 3-4 pages.