The Hobbit: Chapter 14: Fire and Water
*This chapter will be read over the course of two days, so read about half of it today.
The History of The Hobbit, Part Two: Chapter XIV: While the Dragon’s Away . . . - opening section
Rhovanion: Esgaroth, Lonely Mountain, Running River, Dale
Character Cards: Bard
Timeline: Third Age November 2941
Other: Look up illustrations of Smaug’s attack.
1. Do you know someone who always has a grim outlook? In what type of situation might such a quality be beneficial?
2. Why did Smaug attack Lake-town?
3. What is the strongest display of courage in this chapter?