June 1

Day 152

Basic Reading: 

    The Hobbit: Chapter 5: Riddles in the Dark
    *Read the third fourth of this chapter today.

Supplementary Reading:

  • Background:

    • The History of The Hobbit, Part One: Chapter V: Gollum, (iii) The Ring

Enrichment Activities:

Discussion Questions:

    1. How might the loss of the Ring affect Gollum’s life?
    2. Why didn’t Bilbo tell Gollum what was in his pocket?
    3. Does the Ring turn Bilbo’s sword invisible?