J.R.R. Tolkien: January 3, 1892
In this writing prompts worksheet, students learn the date January 3, 1892 as the birthday of J.R.R. Tolkien, author of "The Lord of the Rings." Students then write about the following prompt: 'Many people...enjoy comparing the original book to the movie. Which do you think people should do first? Read the book or see the movie? Explain your thinking.'