Students should read Chapter 8 through Chapter 11.
Common Core Objectives
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 8 - Chapter 11
Gandalf leaves Bilbo and the dwarves once they reach the forest of Mirkwood, and tells them not to touch the water or stray from the road. Unsurprisingly, they manage to do both. Bombur falls in the river and immediately falls into a deep...