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Let’s get ready for our first timed writing! Here are the handouts and today’s PowerPoint to follow along.

Extended Paragraph Pattern Reminder Sheet

Prepping for Beowulf Timed Writing 1 PowerPoint

The Language of Evil Handout & Activity

In addition to all this help, here are topic sentences to help construct your paragraph and frame it.

  1. In the “Battle with Grendel,” the poet portrays Grendel as a villain through imagery and kennings, implying that evil is no match for heroism.
  2. In “Battle with Grendel,” the poet portrays Grendel as evil through imagery and kennings, suggesting that true evil is incapable of remorse or contrition.
  3. In “Battle with Grendel,” the poet portrays Grendel’s as a villain through lurid imagery, indicating that evil is a destructive force that must be vanquished.