June 12

Day 163

Basic Reading: 

    The Hobbit: Chapter 8: Flies and Spiders
    *This chapter will be read over the course of four days, so read about one fourth of it today.

Supplementary Reading:

  • Prior Versions:

    • The History of The Hobbit, Part One: Chapter VIII: Mirkwood - opening section

Enrichment Activities:

Discussion Questions:

    1. Why were there no spider webs across the path?
    2. Who might have left the boat in the enchanted stream?
    3. Who was hunting in the forest?