June 11

Day 162

Basic Reading: 

    The Hobbit: Chapter 7: Queer Lodgings
    *Finish this chapter today.

Supplementary Reading:

  • Prior Versions/Background:

    • The History of The Hobbit, Part One: Plot Notes A

Enrichment Activities:

  • Maps:  

    • Middle-earth: Carrock, Lonely Mountain, Mirkwood, River Anduin, Misty Mountains, Grey Mountains, Long Marshes   

  • Timeline: Third Age June 2941

Discussion Questions:

    1. Why did Beorn help the company?
    2. Why does Bilbo feel reluctant to enter the forest?
    3. Does Gandalf suspect the identity of the Necromancer?