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Beowulf

Beowulf

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Does the book contain anything that teachers would wish to know about before recommending in class (strong language, sensitive topics etc. I decided I had to do something and told them the kind of story I used to tell my kids – it was like a soap opera, and they focused on it. Artfully retold and magnificently illustrated, this companion volume to Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is made instantly accessible to children by a formidable children's book partnership.

Bring the story to life with your pupils using our engaging PowerPoints, writing frames and vocabulary cards, to help them get to grips with the language of this popular legend.Morpurgo draws on the style of the original text, using rich, alliterative language but mixes it with modern themes as he retells the story of Beowulf’s epic quest to destroy the monstrous Grendel.

The 103 third parties who use cookies on this service do so for their purposes of displaying and measuring personalized ads, generating audience insights, and developing and improving products. Standing head and shoulders above his comrades, he saves the land of the Danes from a merciless ogre named Grendel. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Morpurgo’s excellent version of Beowulf is also brought to life with engaging illustrations by Michael Foreman. These branches are designed to support home learners to access literature-based learning using a selection of books we love from Writing Roots.Beowulf's terrifying quest to destroy Grendel, the foul fiend, a hideous sea-hag and a monstrous fire-dragon is the oldest surviving epic in British literature. The Michael Morpurgo version of the Anglo-Saxon classic Beowulf is a popular choice for upper KS2 or for more confident readers. This is a key text in Anglo-Saxon literature, which delves into the historical period with detail and provides children with a rich background knowledge of the time. Exploring the most profound subjects with a light yet powerful touch, his books tell unforgettable stories in simple, direct words.

Spelling Seeds have been designed to complement Writing Roots by providing weekly, contextualised sequences of sessions for the teaching of spelling that include open-ended investigations and opportunities to practise and apply within meaningful and purposeful contexts, linked (where relevant) to other areas of the curriculum and a suggestion of how to extend the investigation into home learning. By submitting a review you grant us the right to display and use it in any way; please read our General Legal Notices for full details.Michael Morpurgo is a master storyteller, weaving captivating stories full of drama and intensity that are coming to be regarded as true classics. He is also the author of WAR HORSE, which has been made into a Tony Award-winning Broadway play and a Golden Globe-nominated film.



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