If you’re teaching J.R.R. Tolkien’s classic novel The Hobbit, here is a complete resource for teachers and students with 118 pages of information and illustrations (quiz sections contain white space for student answers). Included are the following:
A teaching guide
A vocabulary list of over 400 words, annotated with definitions
A bookmark to remind students what they can annotate in the novel
19 Chapter Quizzes on Story Details with 114 questions and an answer key giving more than 480 possible details
19 Chapter Quizzes on Understanding the Story with 23 questions and an answer key giving more than 285 possible details
Discussion Questions with 27 questions that can be asked by the teacher while reading the novel
A slideshow on Tolkien with 19 slides and a narrative script with nearly 80 major bullet points containing various details that illustrate the author’s life, work, and literary influences
A student assignment on creating their own slideshows that illustrate one of three choices: the six races which exist on Middle Earth; six geographical places important to the story; or six major characters. The assignment includes student instructions; teacher’s grading rubric judging information, graphic design and oral presentation; and an answer sheet with some 750 details that can be used for checking student research.
Mapping suggestions for having students draw and illustrate maps for each chapter
Eliminate hunting through TPT’s many offerings on The Hobbit, - download “The Hobbit - a Complete Resource,” and know you have everything at your fingertips to teach this classic of literature! Material is appropriate for junior high level students and up. All text is available in a PDF format, while the slideshow is available as both an Apple Keynote and a Microsoft PowerPoint.
The Hobbit - A Complete Resource
by Diane Yale-Peabody
is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License