Beowulf Evidence Sandwich Worksheet
This worksheet will help you outline your essay and incorporate evidence. Evidence such as examples and quotations illustrate your points, support your thesis, and convince your reader, They also make you sound smart, professional, and like you know what you are talking about. When you are done with this worksheet you will have an outline you can use for your essay with a complete conclusion you can copy into your final draft. 1 . What essay prompt will you respond to? A.
Explain who would win In a fight, Beowulf or your favorite superhero (Batman, Spenserian, Airwoman, Superman etc. ). Why? B. Explain what makes Beowulf a hero. C. Explain why you would or wouldn’t like to hang out with Beowulf if he was alive today. 2. What Is your thesis statement? Example: Because of his superhuman strength, loyal sidekick Wigwag, and magic sword Beowulf would easily defeat Spenserian. 3. What 3 pieces to evidence from the stories will you use? These can be quotes or simply examples, 2. 3. Ex: In his old age Beowulf bravely fights the dragon, knowing he will probably die. . For each piece of evidence add an Introductory sentence explaining what the evidence will tell the reader, and a follow-up sentence after the piece of evidence explaining how the evidence supports your thesis. Example: while Spenserian may be Incredibly fast and agile, he is alone where Beowulf can rely on his lieutenant, Wigwag, for backup. – this sentence explains what the evidence will show me. When everyone else deserted Beowulf, Wigwag bravely helped him fight the dragon, loyally risking a leery death to help his king. The evidence itself Having Wigwag to watch out for t Off potential traps allows Beowulf to touch entirely on beating his opponent, which will help the king overcome Spiders speed and crush him. – This sentence ties the evidence back to my thesis statement. 1st evidence sandwich: 2nd evidence sandwich: 3rd evidence sandwich: 5. For your essays conclusion: Summarize all three pieces of evidence in your own words and then restate your thesis. This should be around 5 sentences.