May 30

Day 150

Basic Reading: 

    The Hobbit: Chapter 5: Riddles in the Dark
    *This chapter will be read over the course of four days, so read about one fourth of it today.

Supplementary Reading:

  • Prior Versions:

    • The History of The Hobbit, Part One: Chapter V: Gollum - opening section leading up to section (i)

Enrichment Activities:

  • Character Cards: Gollum

  • Timeline: Third Age June 2941

Discussion Questions:

    1. When have you passed through a significant moment in your life without realizing it?
    2. Should Bilbo have been concerned that the path seemed to be leading down?
    3. Why does Gollum refer to himself in the plural?