Note to teachers:
This project focuses on the mannerism/behavior etiquette among different races in The Hobbit.
In the past, I have used this project to open up discussion about how Tolkien’s description of behavioral etiquette among races is
English Language Arts, Writing, Reading Strategies
This mini-project is to help students read critically, annotate and analyze text that is unfamiliar and difficult. You will need to spend time annotating by example before letting the students annotate independently. In the past, I
English Language Arts, Oral Communication, Reading Strategies
The focus of this project is to allow students to express their interpretation of characters and scenes in The Hobbit using music to make the connection. The written explanation demonstrates their ability to express these connections
I use this project in closing to a British Literature unit. I have found it to be very useful and a creative way for students to enjoy a little English culture and take a breather. As my class has just finished their final productions
This project explores the differences between Grendel's Mother and the Dragon as well as how they are "two sides of the same coin." Neither character has any hope left after many desolate years of experience--life has taught them the same lessons
This lesson is to help you get to observe how your students work in a collaborative environment. Oftentimes their strengths and weaknesses may be noticeable through this activity.