July 3

Day 184

Basic Reading: 

    The Hobbit: Chapter 17: The Clouds Burst
    *Finish this chapter today.

Supplementary Reading:

  • Prior Versions/Background:

    • The History of The Hobbit, Part Two: The 1947 Hobbit

Enrichment Activities:

Discussion Questions:

    1. How did Gandalf know about the attacking Goblins?
    2. What can you infer from the sudden alliance of the Elves, Men, and Dwarves?
    3. Why did the Eagles decide to join in the battle?