July 19

Day 200

Basic Reading: 

    The Fellowship of the Ring: Book One, Chapter III: Three is Company
    *This chapter will be read over the course of four days, so read about one fourth of it today.

Supplementary Reading:

  • Prior Versions:

    • The Return of the Shadow: II. From Hobbiton to the Woody End

Enrichment Activities:

  • Maps:  

    • Middle-earth: The Shire, Mount Doom, Rivendell

    • The Shire: Bag End, Buckland, Crickhollow, Bucklebury, Brandywine Bridge, Hobbiton, The Hill

  • Timeline: Third Age April - September 3018

Discussion Questions:

    1. Why is Frodo reluctant to leave the Shire?
    2. What do you think of Lobelia buying Bag End?
    3. Which of your friends would stay late to help you pack up before a big move?