Posts filed under: P8-2022-2023

A Mother’s Revenge!

The cheerful celebration at Heorot was short lived as Grendel’s mother wasted little time before seeking her revenge. Today’s reading saw the Danish kingdom once again under siege by a... Read More

Celebration At Heorot!

After defeating Grendel, Hrothgar celebrates the heroic actions of Beowulf as the entire kingdom of Denmark returns to Heorot now that the evil of Grendel has been purged. Many gifts... Read More

Beowulf Arrives

Our first two days we covered the history of the Danes starting with Shield Shiefson to the current King Hrothgar. We also looked at the discovery of Grendel, his lineage... Read More

Grendel Attacks

Today we read about 150 lines or so… just enough to finally see Grendel attack! If you were absent, please read to get caught up. I included the lines we... Read More

Beowulf’s Opening Lines

Today we started our adventure into the world of Anglo-Saxon literature and the opening lines of Beowulf! As mentioned in class, we are going to read an analyze selected parts... Read More

The College Essay

The College Essay When you sit down to write your application essays, there is very little left that you can control. You should have already taken, or retaken, the SAT... Read More