Beowulf Lesson for Kids: Story, Summary & Facts


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What type of poem is Beowulf? Choose the BEST answer.

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1. Beowulf fights all of the following EXCEPT which one?

2. The following statements are true about the poem Beowulf EXCEPT:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

If you like stories about heroes and monsters, bravery and magic, you will like Beowulf. This quiz/worksheet combo will ask you questions about what Beowulf is, who the hero fights and some true and false facts about both the hero and the story.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will answer quiz questions on:

  • The kind of work Beowulf is
  • How Beowulf dies
  • Beowulf himself

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure you know the most important information about the Old English language to pick out a description of it
  • Learning practice - use what you know to find a true statement about what happens to Beowulf
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about Beowulf to find a false statement about it

Additional Learning

If you're brave enough, pick up your shield and do battle with the lesson called Beowulf Lesson for Kids: Story, Summary & Facts. When you're finished, you should know how to:

  • Name the country where the story takes place
  • Explain what revenge is
  • Tell who Beowulf is and name the people he ruled