A Reader's Guide: The Lord of the Rings

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Delve into the delightful depths of J.R.R Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings with a thought-provoking reader's guide. With literary questions for the novel as well as the subsequent The Two Towers and The Return of the King, the guide is a valuable part of any Tolkien discussion.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the questions as warm-up writing prompts during a novel unit
  • Have class members write their own questions using the reader's guide as a model
Classroom Considerations

  • Provides page numbers that correspond to each quote; double check the page numbers with your class set of novels
  • Questions are most appropriate for advanced middle schoolers or for high school readers
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Pros

  • Questions address a variety of literary elements, including characterization, theme, and setting
  • Resource encourages readers to provide evidence in their answers
  • Includes a Scribd version of the reader's guide
Cons

  • None