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57 resources with the concept the lord of the rings

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The Fellowship of the Ring

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Here's a must-have resource for educators who use J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit and/or The Lord of the Rings. Packed with materials for both tales, the packet includes both a reader's guide and an educator's guide, lesson plans, vocabulary...
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The Hobbit

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Here’s a series of exercises designed to be used after readers have finished reading The Hobbit. Pairs identify the speaker of a series of quotes, match characters with qualities, and provide evidence from the story to support their...
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Old Hobbits Are Hard to Break

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Explore film adaptation of literature with this lesson, which focuses on the world of film advertisements. Middle schoolers discuss various films (including The Lord of the Rings) and create advertisements for a pretend film based on a...
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Plan Your Unexpected Journey

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Leave your hobbit hole and start an adventure with J. R. R. Tolkien's timeless tale of dwarves, dragons, and hobbits.
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Literature Study Guide - The Fellowship of the Ring

For Students 7th - 9th
Explore the fantastical world of J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy with this project about the first book, The Fellowship of the Ring. The activities in the lesson lend well to class assignments or an individual report,...
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Literature Study Guide - Return of the King

For Students 7th - 9th
With several activities such as a reading schedule, literature question page, and supplementary list of literary projects, this novel activity would be an excellent addition to your junior high or high school class. Use the activities...
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Literature Study Guide - The Hobbit

For Students 7th - 9th
With several online resources for J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit, as well as many reading and literary analysis activities, this novel study guide is a great way to keep your young readers organized during a book report. The guide includes...
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Literature Study Guide - The Two Towers

For Students 7th - 9th
Enter the fantastical world of J.R.R. Tolkien with this book report guide. Focusing on The Two Towers (though only the online reading resources are novel-specific), the guide includes resources for online reading, a reading schedule, and...
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George R.R. Martin Discusses Lord of the Rings

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
George R.R. Martin, famous in his own right for heroes, villains, dragons, and direwolves, offers his rationale for why viewers should vote for J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings with its elves, wizards, and hobbits as part of the Great...
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The Hobbit: Novel Study

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
All it takes is a little adventure to interrupt a quiet, simple life. A study guide for The Hobbit explores the adventures that disrupt Bilbo Baggins' quiet life. Questions discuss key events found within J.R.R. Tolkien's novel and...
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A Reader's Guide: The Lord of the Rings

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Delve into the delightful depths of J.R.R Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings with a thought-provoking reader's guide. With literary questions for the novel as well as the subsequent The Two Towers and The Return of the King, the guide is a...
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The Hobbit

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
From dragons to dwarves, from riddles to rings, the great adventure story of The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien has captivated generations of readers of all ages. An educator's guide explores the novel's literary elements, including the...
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Tolkien's Sources: Where Did All of This Come From?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Fans of Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit will enjoy this presentation that traces the sources of the names in J.R.R. Tolkien’s works. Did you know, for example, that “Orcs” comes from the Old English word for demon?
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History of the English Language

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How was the English language formed? Before reading The Hobbit, glance back and trace the development of the English language with your class. Maps and bulleted lists help learners understand the influences that created Old English. 
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Six Degrees of Lord of the Rings

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Here's a fascinating take on a three-year honors, AP language, and AP literature course. Designed for teachers, the presentation suggests how to connect Tolkien's classic to the AP English canon. Very thought-provoking and definitely...
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Acronyms--Characters in The Hobbit

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Have your class create acrostic poems for characters in The Hobbit. First, define acronyms and work together to complete sample acronyms for their own first names. Young scholars then research specific characters in the novel and create...
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Etymology: A Mini-Lesson on Teaching a Word's History

For Teachers 8th - 11th
As you're reading The Hobbit with your class, show them the etymology of the word attercop. This presentation would benefit with some additional examples or with a practice slide that offers a list of words from the book that pupils must...
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Descriptive Writing-The Hobbit

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young readers write a descriptive paper on the fantasy characters in The Hobbit. They take notes as they read the novel in order to provide descriptions of the character traits of hobbits, dwarfs, trolls, wizards, and goblins. They pay...
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Descriptive Writing - The Hobbit

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Hobbits, dwarfs, wizards, trolls, and goblins. Readers track these fantastic creatures through J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit noting passages of character description and  scenery changes. Using specific passages from the novel, class...
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Magical Creatures Land

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
The opening of J.R.R. Tolkein’s The Hobbit provides a model of how to use rich details to create a setting. After reading the description of Bilbo Baggins’ abode, young writers create their own magical home for a fantasy creature. The...
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Narrative Writing - The Hobbit

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Hobbits, dwarfs, wizards, trolls, and goblins. Readers track these fantastic creatures through J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit noting passages of character description and habitats. Using specific passages from the novel, class members craft...
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Comparing Themes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Compare and contrast the themes of two works by J.R.R. Tolkien. High schoolers read The Hobbit and The Fellowship of the Ring, Then they write an essay that compares the themes found in each novel.
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The Hobbit - Essay Questions

For Students 7th - 12th
In this literature worksheet, students respond to 4 short answer and essay questions about Tolkien's The Hobbit. Students may also link to an online interactive quiz on the novel at the bottom of the page.
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The Hobbit Study Questions & Essay Topics

For Students 8th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to six short answer and essay questions about Tolkien's The Hobbit. Students may check some of their answers online.