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97 reviewed resources for j.r.r. tolkien

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Comparing Themes

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners explore themes through the novels The Hobbit and The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R Tolkien. In this literature lesson, students identify the themes in each novel and find supporting evidence that develops them. Learners write...
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Old Hobbits Are Hard to Break

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe

For Teachers 5th Standards
Compare and contrast popular works of fantasy literature with an in-depth reading comprehension unit. Language arts learners study the theme of good versus evil, fantastical characters and symbols, and the value of a visual...
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True or False - The Hobbit

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explore The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien. In this literature lesson, students recall events and literary elements in the text of the novel as they complete a worksheet.
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First Set of Essay Questions on The Hobbit

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Young scholars read The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien and choose two essays to write about the first six chapters. In this reading comprehension lesson plan, students read the first six chapters of the novel and use a worksheet to take notes...
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Comparing The Hobbit and The Fellowship of the Ring

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students write an essay comparing The Hobbit to The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien. For this The Hobbit and The Fellowship of the Ring lesson, students compare the plot, theme, writing styles, and other elements in the two books.
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Persuasive Writing - The Hobbit

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students explore persuasive writing. In this writing lesson, students review the concepts of persuasive writing. Students read The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien. Students write a persuasive scene in which one characters attempt to persuade...
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History of the English Language

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How was the English language formed? Before reading The Hobbit, glance back and trace the development of the English language with your class. Maps and bulleted lists help learners understand the influences that created Old English. 
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The Hobbit: The Enchanting Prelude to Lord of the Rings

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
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...
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Etymology: A Mini-Lesson on Teaching a Word's History

For Teachers 8th - 11th
As you're reading The Hobbit with your class, show them the etymology of the word attercop. This presentation would benefit with some additional examples or with a practice slide that offers a list of words from the book that pupils must...
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The Hobbit - Essay Questions

For Students 7th - 12th
In this literature worksheet, students respond to 4 short answer and essay questions about Tolkien's The Hobbit. Students may also link to an online interactive quiz on the novel at the bottom of the page.
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Writing A Book Review of The Hobbit

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien.  In this book review lesson, students examine the elements included in a book review, such as author, opinions of the book, summary, character information, main points and plot summary....
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Lord of the Rings: The Quest is Achieved

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Young scholars analyze what makes a hero in The Lord of the Rings, Book Six. They discuss the characters and the aspects of their behaviors that make them heroes and write essays regarding the climax and heroic gestures of a character....
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The Two Towers Quiz

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
For this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about J.R.R. Tolkien's The Two Towers. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The Hobbit

For Students 4th - 7th
In this The Hobbit instructional activity, students review and discuss the forty-eight characters and key terms from The Hobbit and circle each one in a word search puzzle.
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The Hobbit: An Overview of the Book and Author

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Readers of The Hobbit will share in the adventure with a brief overview of the life of J.R.R. Tolkien and the publishing history of the tale of Bilbo Baggins and his trip over the Edge of the Wild.
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Lord of the Rings Word Search

For Students 6th - 9th
In this Lord of the Rings word search, students locate vocabulary words from this book. They identify approximately 70 words from a given list. An answer sheet is provided.
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Introducing Tolkien and His Words

For Teachers 6th - 12th
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...
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The Return of the King Study Questions & Essay Topics

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive literature instructional activity, students respond to 9 short answer and essay questions about J.R.R. Tolkien's The Return of the King. Students may check some of their answers online.
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Magic Math

For Students 7th
In this fractions, percents, and decimals activity, 7th graders match 16 rational numbers with their equivalent value from the answer box. Answers are matched with letters to discover what the initials J.R.R. stand for in Tolkien's name.
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The Return of the King: Quiz

For Students 8th - 10th
In this The Return of the King worksheet, students determine the correct response to a series of questions pertaining to the plot and characterization in The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkein.
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The Two Towers Study Questions & Essay Topics

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 8 short answer and essay questions about J.R. Tolkien's The Two Towers. Students may check some of their answers online.
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Fantasy Stories

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers create fantasy stories. In this creative writing lesson, students write a fantasy where they can use characters that they have read about in The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien.
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Acronyms--Characters in The Hobbit

For Teachers 8th - 10th
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...

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