In this instructional PowerPoint, I have applied Joseph Campbell's theory of the monomyth to J.R.R. Tolkien's protagonist, Bilbo Baggins.
For each group of chapters, I have delineated the breakdown of Campbell's theory, with instructions for annotation at the high school level. At the end of the PowerPoint, I have included ideas for unit summative and ongoing formative assessments.
I also have tried to break the theory down into understandable language for kids, and I have taken only what is relevant to the novel. Students can compare Bilbo to other heroic journey stories to see how the theory relates.