Day 1

The Hobbit Lesson Plan

Reading Assignment, Questions, Vocabulary

Students should read Chapters 1 - 4.

Common Core Objectives

  1. 1

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.7

  2. 2

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.3

Note that it is perfectly fine to expand any day’s work into two days depending on the characteristics of the class, particularly if the class will engage in all of the suggested classroom exercises and activities and discuss all of the thought questions.

Content Summary for Teachers

Chapter 1 - Chapter 4

This section introduces our hero, Bilbo Baggins, a well-to-do hobbit from the idyllic Shire. Hobbits are short, content, simple people who like to eat and smoke and rarely go on adventures. Bilbo's life is upended when the wise wizard Gandalf shows...

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