May 26

Day 146

Basic Reading: 

    The Hobbit: Chapter 3: A Short Rest
    *Finish this chapter today.

Supplementary Reading:

  • Background:

    • The History of The Hobbit, Part One: Chapter III: Rivendell, (i) through (iv)

  • Prior Versions/Background:

    • The History of The Hobbit, Part Two: The 1960 Hobbit, New Chapter III: Arrival in Rivendell

Enrichment Activities:

Discussion Questions:

    1. How does the interaction between the Elves and the Dwarves align with the history you’ve read so far?
    2. Have you ever been somewhere that seemed perfectly suited to whatever you might like best?
    3. How does the new information revealed by the moon-letters impact the quest?