Who? What? When? Where? “Beowulf: The Battle with Grendel Beowulf: The man, the epic hero Early History and the Anglo-Saxons Beowulf’s Last Battle $100 $300 $200 $400 $500
CATEGORY 1 - $100. The name of Hrothgar’s hall.
CATEGORY 1 - $200 Beowulf was the strongest and bravest of which group of people?
CATEGORY 1 - $300 What time of day would Grendel enter the mead hall?
CATEGORY 1 - $400 Beowulf was originally told orally. ___________ were the ones who wrote it down during the years 600-800.
CATEGORY 1 - $500 He is called the “mighty protector of men” in this literary epithet.
CATEGORY 2 - $100 Hrothgar’s throne was never attacked because it was protected by…
CATEGORY 2 - $200 The “weapon” Beowulf uses against Grendel.
CATEGORY 2 - $300 Beowulf’s men try to attack Grendel. This is why their swords do not work.
CATEGORY 2 - $400 Beowulf hangs this from the rafters.
CATEGORY 2 - $500 Beowulf boasts that he has killed _________ and _______, and therefore he is qualified to fight Grendel
CATEGORY 3 - $100 Beowulf is considered the __________, or good character, while Grendel is considered the evil character or ___________. (Hint: literary terms)
CATEGORY 3 - $200 Hrothgar’s hall went empty for ____#____ winters. As the epic hero, Beowulf must travel overseas to save the Danes.
CATEGORY 3 - $300 Number of Epic Battles Beowulf faces through the course of the story.
CATEGORY 3 - $400 The line “ fate that night, intended Grendel to gnaw the broken bones of his last human supper” foreshadow this…
CATEGORY 3 - $500 This is why Beowulf’s and the other warrior’s swords cannot hurt Grendel.
CATEGORY 4 - $100 The best and bravest warriors wore this in battle. Beowulf received this from King Higlac and wearing it helped him defeat Grendel’s mother.
CATEGORY 4 - $200 Give 2 or more reasons people gathered in mead halls…
CATEGORY 4 - $300 Explain the Anglo-Saxon belief in fate. What does it do? Hint: Consider Beowulf’s belief in fate during battle.
CATEGORY 4 - $400 Anglo-Saxons honored their dead. This was done with Beowulf’s body (2 things) that demonstrates this custom.
CATEGORY 4 - $500 This is how a warrior lived on after death. Hint: How’s Beowulf living on?
CATEGORY 5 - $100 The reason the dragon woke up.
CATEGORY 5 - $200 The reasons Beowulf gives for using a sword and shield against the dragon.
CATEGORY 5 - $300 This is the definition of an epic. Hint: Why would someone say “that was epic”!
CATEGORY 5 - $400 A two word metaphor like water- witch or sky-candle is known as this.
CATEGORY 5 - $500 _______ is the repetition of consonant sounds. Why did the story-teller of Beowulf use this? Why did the story-teller of Beowulf use this? Example: Sworn to stay with a sweep of their swords
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