April 30

Day 120

Basic Reading: 

    Unfinished Tales: Part Two, IV. The History of Galadriel and Celeborn, Amroth and Nimrodel

Supplementary Reading:

  • Background:

    • The History of The Hobbit, Part One: Introduction

Enrichment Activities:

  • Maps:  

    • Arda: Middle-earth, Umbar, Eressëa, 

    • Middle-earth: Lórien, Dagorlad, Cerin Amroth, River Nimrodel, Moria, Fangorn Forest, Gondor, Eriador, White Mountains, Bay of Belfalas, River Gilrain, Ethir Anduin, Ered Nimrais, River Celos, River Serni, Dor-en-Ernil, Mirkwood, Eregion, Misty Mountains, River Anduin, Mordor, Lindon, Dol Guldur, Rhovanion, Imladris, River Silverlode, Caras Galadhon, Dol Amroth, River Morthond, River Ringló, Grey Havens

    • Beleriand: Brithombar, Eglarest, Isle of Balar, Thangorodrim, Blue Mountains, Doriath

  • Character Cards: Thranduil, Prince Imrahil

  • Timeline: Second Age 3434 - Third Age 2129

Discussion Questions:

    1. What evidence do you see of the Shadow in the Second Age in Middle-earth?
    2. Why does Tolkien tell such sad stories?
    3. Do you believe Amroth and Nimrodel ever met again? If so, how?