June 30

Day 181

Basic Reading: 

    The Hobbit: Chapter 15: The Gathering of the Clouds
    *Finish this chapter today.

Supplementary Reading:

  • Prior Versions:

    • The History of The Hobbit, Part Two: Chapter XVb: King Bard

Enrichment Activities:

  • Maps:  

  • Timeline: Third Age November 2941

Discussion Questions:

    1. Why does Bilbo feel differently from the Dwarves?
    2. Do you agree with Bard’s claim on the treasure?
    3. Is Bard justified in besieging the Mountain?