The Hobbit Mega-Bundle: Quizzes, Test, Project, Guide, Keys, and More

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This Common Core aligned bundle is intended to promote active reading and review of The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien. Additionally, it aims to measure student reading comprehension and encourage exploration of character development and the concept of heroism, among other things. If you are teaching The Hobbit for the first time or are simply in need of new or additional resources to facilitate teaching, this bundle may prove useful to you. For more information on this resource, continue reading the details below:

1. Chapter 1 quiz.
An 11-question multiple choice comprehension assessment, plus the key. Questions pertain to the following important details:
♦ Character description of a typical Baggins
♦ Gandalf's surprise appearance
♦ Bilbo and Gandalf's awkward conversation
♦ The first dwarf to arrive unexpectedly
♦ Awakening "something Tookish" within Bilbo
♦ The dwarves' skepticism toward Bilbo's participation
♦ Bilbo's designated role
♦ Description of the town of Dale
♦ What Thorin receives from Gandalf during the party
♦ The lost wealth of Thorin's family

2. Chapter 2 quiz.
An 11-question multiple choice comprehension assessment, plus the key. Questions pertain to the following important details:
♦ The morning after the unexpected party
♦ The letter
♦ Disappearance of a major character
♦ A discovery that leads the adventurers into trouble
♦ Bert, Tom, and William
♦ Bilbo's weak bargaining attempts
♦ Capturing the dwarves
♦ Rescuing the dwarves
♦ Discoveries made before locating the troll's cave

3. Chapters 3-5 quiz.
A 12-question multiple choice comprehension assessment, plus the key. Questions pertain to the following important details:
♦ Lonely Mountain
♦ Rivendell
♦ Elrond
♦ The peculiar quality of the adventurers' map
♦ Background on the weapons the adventurers' retrieved from trolls
♦ Seeking safety inside the cave
♦ The Orcrist
♦ Glamdring the Foe-hammer
♦ Goblins' fear of something inside the cave
♦ The riddle game
♦ Discovery of the magical ring
♦ Bilbo's escape from the cave

4. Chapter 6 quiz.
A 10-question multiple choice comprehension assessment, plus the key. Questions pertain to the following important details:
♦ The dwarves' complaints
♦ Gandalf's insistence that the dwarves look for Bilbo
♦ The adventurers' reaction to Bilbo's sudden return
♦ Incident involving the Wargs
♦ Wargs and their history with another antagonistic group
♦ Gandalf's rescue efforts
♦ The Eagles' arrival
♦ The Eagles' fear of man

5. Chapter 7 quiz.
A 9-question multiple choice comprehension assessment, plus the key. Questions pertain to the following important details:
♦ "Skin-changing"
♦ Beorn's feelings toward animals
♦ The adventurers' strategy for approaching Beorn
♦ Beorn's background
♦ Bilbo's frightening observations at night
♦ Gandalf's discovery of animal tracks outside the residence
♦ Beorn's concerns for the adventurers
♦ Details concerning Mirkwood's black stream
♦ Beorn's advice

6. Chapter 8 quiz.
A 10-question multiple choice comprehension assessment, plus the key. Questions pertain to the following important details:
♦ Lighting watch-fires
♦ A deep-sleep state
♦ Hastily using the last of the arrows
♦ Bombur's dream
♦ Veering off the path in Mirkwood
♦ Bilbo's transformative experience involving a spider
♦ Bilbo's sword
♦ Abduction by the wood-elves
♦ The Elvenking's questioning of Thorin
♦ Thorin's reluctance to share details
♦ The consequence Thorin faces

7. Chapters 9-11 quiz.
An 11-question multiple choice comprehension assessment, plus the key. Questions pertain to the following important details:
♦ A near-confession
♦ Lake-town
♦ Bilbo's plan to release his friends
♦ The escape plan and its glaring flaw
♦ The bridge guards' response to Thorin's presence
♦ The Master of Lake-town's skepticism
♦ The citizens' overwhelming response to the adventurers' presence
♦ Reaching the mountain's secret door
♦ The foreshadowing appearance of the thrush

8. Chapter 12 quiz.
A 10-question multiple choice comprehension assessment, plus the key. Questions pertain to the following important details:
♦ Bilbo's frustration
♦ Unique quality of dragons
♦ Bilbo pilfering treasure
♦ The adventurers' terrible realization concerning Smaug
♦ The adventurers' abrupt frustration toward Bilbo
♦ Speaking in riddles
♦ Smaug's suspicions and plan to attack
♦ The function of the thrush
♦ The Arkenstone

9. Chapters 13-16 quiz.
A 14-question multiple choice comprehension assessment, plus the key. Questions pertain to the following important details:
♦ Bilbo's plans for the Arkenstone
♦ Smaug's assault
♦ The master bowman
♦ The thrush's instructions
♦ Why Lake Town's citizens were furious with their Master
♦ The wood-elves response to the tragedy
♦ Thorin's request of Roac
♦ Thorin on why the adventurers are not liable for damages
♦ Thorin's promise to the people of Lake Town
♦ Dain's plan
♦ Bilbo conspiring with outsiders

10. Chapters 17-19 quiz.
An 11-question multiple choice comprehension assessment, plus the key. Questions pertain to the following important details:
♦ Bilbo's justification for bargaining
♦ Thorin's response to Bilbo's justification
♦ Unity among dwarves, elves, and men
♦ The return of the Eagles
♦ Thorin's realization about what would make for a merrier world
♦ The new King Under the Mountain
♦ Bards gifts to Bilbo
♦ Beorn's new role
♦ Gandalf's statement regarding a more peaceful forest
♦ The surprise awaiting Bilbo at home
♦ Bilbo's changed reputation at home

11. An 87-question summative unit test.
This test, which is in Word format, covers the entire novel. (An answer key and study guide are also included.) The test is broken down as follows:
♦ 38 multiple choice questions on character identification
♦ 20 multiple choice questions on plot and setting
♦ 20 matching questions on vocabulary
♦ 12 short answer questions on quotations (identify the speaker)
♦ 3 short answer questions on quotations (identify the speaker, recipient, and context)
♦ Essay prompts on dynamic character, heroism, and theme.

12. A document outlining creative summative projects. Comprehensive rubrics for each project are also included. Core objectives include the following:
♦ Demonstrate comprehension of plot
♦ Demonstrate an ability to discern relevant evidence in support of ideas
♦ Demonstrate understanding of character development
♦ Demonstrate awareness of how setting influences plot and character development.

13. A comprehensive reading guide.
This Word document features hundreds of questions designed to facilitate comprehension and recall. Each section is divided by chapter and is broken down as follows:
♦ Challenging vocabulary terms
♦ Questions pertaining to plot and character
♦ Significant quotations [identify speaker and context].

14. Answers to the comprehensive reading guide.
You receive two PDF files. The first offers answers to questions from chapters 1 through 11. The second offers answers to questions from chapters 15 through 18.

15. The Hobbit - Quote Analysis Worksheet.
This item highlights 12 crucial quotations/excerpts from the novel. Students will identify the quote's speaker, recipient, and context. Twelve quotes total. Worksheet and corresponding answer key are in Word document format.

16. Character Introductions PowerPoint.
This visually appealing 33-slide PowerPoint presentation introduces your students to the key characters in The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien. I created this PowerPoint as a means of previewing the novel with my high school students, offering them context on character traits, relationships, conflicts, and development over the course of the novel. The following are covered:
Bilbo Baggins.
♦ Modest nature
♦ Appreciation for the simple things
♦ His reluctance and obligation to help
♦ His role along the journey
♦ His brushes with adversity
♦ His sense of justice
♦ His dynamic character
♦ And more
Gandalf.
♦ His noteworthy character traits
♦ The mentor archetype
♦ And more
Thorin Oakenshield.
♦ His leadership
♦ His bravery and his pretentiousness
♦ His family background
♦ His classification as a foil to Bilbo
♦ His fatal flaws
Dwalin.
♦ General character details (e.g., family ties)
Balin.
♦ General character details (e.g., his acceptance of Bilbo)
Gloin.
♦ General character details (e.g., his skepticism of Bilbo)
Oin.
♦ General character details (e.g., family ties)
Dori.
♦ General character details (e.g., his strength)
Nori.
♦ General character details (e.g., his appearance)
Ori.
♦ General character details (e.g., his musical talent)
Kili & Fili.
♦ General character details (e.g., their youth)
Bombur.
♦ General character details (e.g., his laziness)
Bifur.
♦ General character details (e.g., family ties)
Bofur.
♦ General character details (e.g., family ties)
Gollum.
♦ His home
♦ His miserable disposition
♦ His interests and talents
♦ His significant loss
Smaug.
♦ His greediness
♦ His vengefulness
♦ His appearance
♦ His symbolism
♦ The cultural perspective on dragons
Elrond.
♦ The Last Homely House
♦ His special, helpful traits
♦ His graciousness
♦ Foreshadowing
Beorn.
♦ His personality traits
♦ His special skills
♦ His discomfort toward visitors
♦ His pursuit of justice
♦ His help given to the adventurers
♦ And more
Bard of Esgaroth.
♦ His tremendous talent
♦ His honorable nature
♦ His leadership
♦ His response to tragedy
♦ His sense of fairness and justice
The Elvenking.
♦ His suspicion of strangers
♦ His weakness
♦ His crucial role late in the novel
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