June 4

Day 155

Basic Reading: 

    The Hobbit: Chapter 6: Out of the Frying-Pan into the Fire
    *Read the second fourth of this chapter today, so that you have finished about half.

Supplementary Reading:

  • Prior Versions:

    • The History of The Hobbit, Part One: Chapter VI: Wargs and Eagles - Finish the opening section

Enrichment Activities:

  • Maps:   

  • Timeline: Third Age June 2941

  • Other: Listen to some wolves howling. Imagine how you would feel if you heard that sound while you were outside at night with no hope of shelter.

Discussion Questions:

    1. Was the short cut worth the danger the company faced?
    2. What is the best way to evade wolves?
    3. Do you think Gandalf has a plan, or is he simply reacting to each new situation in the moment?