Beowulf-
Students study the literature and literary techniques of the early Middle Ages, preparing to read Beowulf with an appreciation for its artistry and beauty. Students will learn the conventions of Anglo-Saxon poetry, solve online riddles, write riddles, and reflect on what they have learned.
http://edsitement.neh.gov/view_lesson_plan.asp?id=410

Site with various links (some interactive, some resources for teachers) on different activities for the novel Beowulf in a high school classroom (grades 11-12th)
http://www.webenglishteacher.com/beowulf.html

"A Sound of Thunder"
Interested in showing your class the video for this Ray Bradbury short story?
The Ray Bradbury Theatre TV production from the '80s sticks very close to the original story.
Part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkLT57mVnGE&feature=related
Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kqd4Ol8FlGc&feature=related
Part 3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-xuq3kOwGGw