The Hobbit Teacher Resources
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The Hobbit: The Enchanting Prelude to Lord of the Rings
The Odyssey, Star Wars, The Hunger Games. Odysseus, Luke Skywalker, Katniss Everdeen. Add The Hobbit and Bilbo Baggins to these lists, and you have a unit examining classic and contemporary myths, legends, and folktales with hero and...
6th - 9th English Language Arts
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...
5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
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...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
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...
8th - 10th English Language Arts
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...
7th - 9th English Language Arts
Narrative Writing - The Hobbit
Hobbits, dwarfs, wizards, trolls, and goblins. Readers track these fantastic creatures through J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit noting passages of character description and habitats. Using specific passages from the novel, class members craft...
10th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Descriptive Writing - The Hobbit
Hobbits, dwarfs, wizards, trolls, and goblins. Readers track these fantastic creatures through J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit noting passages of character description and scenery changes. Using specific passages from the novel, class...
11th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Tolkien's Sources: Where Did All of This Come From?
Fans of Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit will enjoy this presentation that traces the sources of the names in J.R.R. Tolkien’s works. Did you know, for example, that “Orcs” comes from the Old English word for demon?
7th - 12th English Language Arts