March 21

Day 80

Basic Reading: 

    The Children of Húrin: Chapter 17: The Death of Glaurung
    *Read the second third of this chapter today.

Supplementary Reading:

  • Prior Versions:

    • Unfinished Tales: Part One, II. Narn I Hîn Húrin: The Death of Glaurung - Read the first section, ending with, “and his sword was beneath him.”

Enrichment Activities:

  • Maps:  

    • Beleriand: Nen Girith, Celebros, Crossings of Teiglin, Amon Obel, Brethil, Haudh-en-Elleth, Cabed-en-Aras

  • Timeline: First Age 499

Discussion Questions:

    1. Was Túrin unwise to retrieve his sword?
    2. Why does fear cause people to assume the worst?
    3. What does Níniel expect to find?


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