Day 5

The Hobbit Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    An Unexpected Hero's Journey, Part 2

    Kind of Activity:

    Long-term Project


    Reach conclusions about the use of the Hero's Journey in literature and media.

    Common Core Standards:



    By now, all students should have finished their illustrations and filled in all the corresponding plot points. Their illustrations should read almost like a summary of The Hobbit, from beginning to end. Give students the opportunity to share their work with each other. Encourage them to compare their illustrations - did some students choose different plot events than others? What aspects of The Hobbit cannot be made to fit the Hero's Journey...

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