AS1: Week 7, May 31st, 2019


Watch the British history movie that you have chosen. Take notes. You will write a report about it (due June 14th).

Today’s class

  1. Anglo-Saxon (Old English) poem, “The Battle of Maldon”(see video on YouTube)
    1. What words can you recognize as modern English words?
    2. What letters are not used in modern English?
  2. How to cite a YouTube video in your “References” list. Here are the guidelines:
    1. Author, A. A. [Screen name]. (year, month day). Title of video [Video file]. Retrieved from
  3. Alfred the Great. Why was he called “Great”?
    1. How to cite a Wikipedia page using Microsoft Word’s citation function
  4. Excalibur (the movie) – how Arthur was born and why there’s a sword in the stone.

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