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					            Agenda 8/26/10
1.   DOL
2.   EOL
3.   Grammar Lesson 3
4.   Vocabulary Lesson 3
5.   Lesson 5 - Beowulf
• See Board
• Simile – Comparing two things using
  like or as
• Synecdoche – substituting a part for
  a whole
        Grammar Lesson 3
Pronouns: Personal, Possessive,
   Reflexive, and Intensive
• A pronoun takes the place of a noun, a
   group of words acting as a noun, or
   another pronoun. We call the word or
   group of words that a pronoun refers to
   its antecedent.
• A personal pronoun refers to a specific
  person or thing by indicating the person
  speaking (the first person), the person
  being addressed (the second person), or
  any other person or thing being discussed
  (the third person).

                 SINGULAR                PLURAL
First Person:    I, me                   we, us
Second Person:   you                     you
Third Person:    he, him, she, her, it   they, them
• A possessive pronoun shows
  possession or control. It takes the place of
  a possessive noun.

                 SINGULAR              PLURAL
First Person:    my, mine              our, ours
Second Person:   your, yours           your, yours
Third Person:    his, her, hers, its   their, theirs
A reflexive pronoun refers to a noun or another
  pronoun and indicates that the same person or
  thing is involved.

An intensive pronoun adds emphasis to a noun or
  another pronoun. Reflexive and intensive
  pronouns look alike. Their usage reveals the

Otto reminded himself not to forget the party. (reflexive)

Otto himself told me he was coming to the party. (intensive)
Vocabulary Lesson 3

Exercise A – Together on the board
Exercise B

•   doleful: full of grief, sad
•   condolence: expression of grief or sorrow
    to another person
•   dolorous: causing or expressing grief and
•   adhere: to give support to, stick to as if
    by glue
•   inherent: belonging by nature to something,
    part of something’s essential character
•   coherent: to be logically consistent, make
    sense, be coordinated
•   prognosis: forecast or prediction, especially
    about the course of a disease
•   agnostic: someone who lacks knowledge on a
    particular topic, usually used in a religious
    sense to mean someone who believes it is
    impossible to prove the existence of God but
    does not deny the possibility
• nocturnal: relating to the night, taking
  place at night
• equinox: time in fall and spring when days
  and nights are of equal length
  Lesson 5 – Beowulf – The Coming of Beowulf


    •   Prow – The bow of a ship
  Lesson 5 – Beowulf – The Coming of Beowulf

•  Healfdane – Hrothgars father
•  Higlac – King of the Geats, Beowulfs’
•  Edgetho – Beowulfs’ father
 Lesson 5 – Beowulf – The Coming of Beowulf

 –   Beowulf hears about the terrorizing of the
     Danes and gathers up his best warriors to
     go and help.
 –   He and his men set sail and arrive weeks
 –   The Danish watchman rushes down to the
     shore and address Beowulf to find out why
     they have come. He is worried they are
Lesson 5 – Beowulf – The Coming of Beowulf

– Beowulf explains that he is there to save
  Hrothgars kingdom and boasts about how
  he will defeat Grendal.
– The watchman lets them pass and
  challenges them to back up his great
– Beowulf and his men then meet with
  Hrothgar and again Beowulf boasts of his
  adventures and exploits to show his fame.
Lesson 5 – Beowulf – The Coming of Beowulf

Beowulf's’ Boasting
– To the watchman:
    – Boasts that he is here to rid the Danes
         of the curse of Grendal
– To Hrothgar:
    – Captured 5 giants, and drove all other
         giants from the face of the earth
    – Hunted and killed monsters from the
Lesson 5 – Beowulf – The Coming of Beowulf

     – That he alone with his men only will rid
       the kingdom of Grendal

     – That he will kill Grendal himself with his
       bare hands

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