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Hands-on Anglo Saxons Unit Study for Homeschoolers

Just gathering all my Anglo-Saxon posts into one place to make finding them a bit easier.  This was a very hands-on unit study, with lots of resources, map making and activities.  The children carried out some literature work based on Beowulf, and created a Beowulf newspaper.  The study culminated with the children giving a fabulous…

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Anglo-Saxon Unit Study: Resources

We used so many great resources for our Anglo-Saxon unit study, I thought I would share them 🙂  Although we did this study a few years ago, we will be repeating it with my younger two so this post will be helpful to me as well. Non-Fiction Books      Anglo Saxons and Vikings from Usbourne is…

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Using Picture Books to Study Great Literature

There are affiliate links throughout this post, which our family earn a little bit of money if you click through using my website.  Thank you so much for supporting us in this way Studying Great Literature has to be one of my most favourite times in home school (along with artist study, A&P, any kind of…

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Anglo Saxon Literature Study: Beowulf Part Two

For part one see here As part of our Anglo Saxon unit study, we have been carrying out a literature study on Beowulf using these books: In my last post I talked about the history of Beowulf; alliteration; kenning; some fiction writing pertaining to Beowulf; the formal Saxon boast and Beowulf as a form of primary evidence. This post…

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Anglo Saxon Literature Study: Beowulf Part 1

We are reading Beowulf as part of our literature study whilst looking at the Anglo Saxons.  I have lots of activities planned.  We do not do separate writing, spelling, grammar or English in our home school.  I simply plan all those subjects through the study of great classics.  The two books we are using for this are…

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