The Hobbit Teacher Resources
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Acronyms--Characters in The Hobbit
Have your class create acrostic poems for characters in The Hobbit. First, define acronyms and work together to complete sample acronyms for their own first names. Students then research specific characters in the novel and create acronyms using the characters' names.
8th - 10th Language Arts 8 Views 48 Downloads
Descriptive Writing-The Hobbit
Young readers write a descriptive paper on the fantasy characters in The Hobbit. They take notes as they read the novel in order to provide descriptions of the character traits of hobbits, dwarfs, trolls, wizards, and goblins. They pay specific attention to the habitats (setting) each character dwells in.
9th - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 32 Downloads
A New Word Everyday: The Hobbit
Students record unknown vocabulary they encounter while reading The Hobbit. In this "A New Word Everyday" lesson, after students record unknown words, they must use a dictionary to find the correct definition and write it down.
8th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 34 Downloads
Comparing The Hobbit and The Fellowship of the Ring
Students write an essay comparing The Hobbit to The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien. In this The Hobbit and The Fellowship of the Ring lesson, students compare the plot, theme, writing styles, and other elements in the two books.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Magical Creatures Land
The opening of J.R.R. Tolkein’s The Hobbit provides a model of how to use rich details to create a setting. After reading the description of Bilbo Baggins’ abode, young writers create their own magical home for a fantasy creature. The excerpt from The Hobbit, student models, and extension activities are included.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 49 Downloads
Riddles from The Hobbit
“Riddle me this!” What do J.R.R. Tolkien and Bill Finger have in common? Why, they’re both riddlers, of course. The riddles found in The Hobbit are the focus a series of activities that direct learners’ attention to word relationships and word meanings.
5th Language Arts 15 Views 27 Downloads CCSS: Designed
First Set of Essay Questions on The Hobbit
Students read The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien and choose two essays to write about the first six chapters. In this reading comprehension lesson, students read the first six chapters of the novel and use a worksheet to take notes as they read.
9th - 11th Language Arts 4 Views 24 Downloads
Old Hobbits Are Hard to Break
Explore film adaptation of literature with this lesson, which focuses on the world of film advertisements. Middle schoolers discuss various films (including The Lord of the Rings) and create advertisements for a pretend film based on a fairy tale.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 13 Views 163 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Literature Study Guide - The Hobbit
With several online resources for J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit, as well as many reading and literary analysis activities, this novel study guide is a great way to keep your young readers organized during a book report. The guide includes a reading schedule, a plot and character map, and multiple pages of reading comprehension activities.
7th - 9th Language Arts 17 Views 176 Downloads
Here’s a series of exercises designed to be used after readers have finished reading The Hobbit. Pairs identify the speaker of a series of quotes, match characters with qualities, and provide evidence from the story to support their conclusions.
7th - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 13 Downloads