June 21

Day 172

Basic Reading: 

    The Hobbit: Chapter 11: On the Doorstep

Supplementary Reading:

  • Prior Versions/Background:

    • The History of The Hobbit, Part Two: Chapter XI: The Lonely Mountain

Enrichment Activities:

Discussion Questions:

    1. Is the dragon aware of the company’s presence?
    2. What did the Dwarves expect Bilbo to do?
    3. Did the thrush understand what was happening?