Introducing Tolkien and His Words

Students identify and describe the types of narratives that made Tolkien the writer he was. In groups, they examine different myths and folktale motifs. They discuss what Tolkien meant by "faerie" and "eucatastrophe." As a class, they discover what it lost when a narrative is transcribed.

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Grade
6th - 12th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning