June 24

Day 175

Basic Reading: 

    The Hobbit: Chapter 12: Inside Information
    *Finish this chapter today.

Supplementary Reading:

  • Background:

    • The History of The Hobbit, Part Two: Chapter XII: Conversations with Smaug, (i) through (iii)

Enrichment Activities:

Discussion Questions:

    1. Was Smaug aware of his weak spot?
    2. When have you had to confess saying things you regretted?
    3. Why does too much quiet make people nervous?