Through J.R.R. Tolkien’s tale of fantasy, hobbits, adventure, danger, loyalty, and courage, students will learn:
Author Biography: Learn about J.R.R. Tolkien and the fascinating history behind the author and novel.
Vocabulary words used throughout the novel, utilizing a variety of activities to stimulate retention and growth.
Literary Techniques: Exposition, tone, paradox, anthropomorphism, homonyms, rhyme, point of view, rhythm, paradox, comic relief, setting, alliteration, assonance, foreshadowing.
Moral Lessons and Character Values: God is in control, pity, self-awareness, advice, true friends, Word of God guides us, ethnocentrism, temptation, flee from sin, pray, seek counsel, God provides strength, prisoner treatment.
Activities and Writing Assignments: Read the prequel, mapwork, Tom Bombadil, novel prologue, crossword puzzle, debate, compare & contrast paper, character journal, walking tour, use of color, art, blind walk, travel account, class discussions, poem, Tolkien’s Poetry—mini poetry element study, oral reading, title.
Suggestions for Further Reading: We include an in-depth reading list of more books by the same author(s) and other books and movies that tie in with, or are similar to, The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien.
All of the unit lessons are written from a Christian perspective!
Features and Benefits of the study guide
Printed Workbook Format
- Large 8.5×11 format is convenient to read and easy on the eyes
- Every question has plenty of whitespace for student’s answers
- Encourages neat and clean handwriting practice
- Easily transports without the need for a laptop or other expensive equipment
- Provides a permanent record of the student’s work
- Convenient, removable answer key included for the teacher!