The format will be the same as previous literary term assessments- You will be given a series of passages from the novel and asked to identify the literary terms
- Vocabulary Quiz
The format will be the same as previous literary term assessments- You will be given anumber of sentences related to the novel and must identify which vocabulary wordbest relates.
Written Assessments- Blog Writing- Bilbo Classified-
an exercise in characterization –
28 pts- News Flash -
an exercise in irony and plot comprehension –
28 pts- A Hobbit Weekend –
an exercise in pastiche writing –
28 pts- Bilbo Character Map –
an exercise in characterization
- Vocabulary- Sentence Writing-
an exercise in contextual writing, sentence fluency,word choice, and circumlocution –
- Sequence Map –
an exercise in
narrative comprehension, summary, and imagery –
50 pts- Formal Essay
(we will be working on this at great length)
112 ptsEssay Topics
Analysis of the QuestGood versus EvilTolkien’s use of LanguageBilbo as a Dynamic Character
Oral Language- J.R.R. Tolkien Poetry Recital –
an exercise in public speaking, diction, andprojection –
- In class Reading
– an exercise in reading fluency–
This will be an on-going assignment. You will be expected to read in class. You will receive points for your active participation.
- Oral Commentaries –
an exercise in analysis and oral language proficiency–
This will be similar to the essay process. You will have to form opinions regarding thenovel, support and defend you viewpoints by supporting evidence from the text.
Oral Plot Summaries
an exercise in reading comprehension and oral languageproficiency–
Simply add up all the points you have amassed and divide by the totalnumber of possible points. This will give you a percentile.
Additional Resources- The Tolkien Professor’s Hobbit Lectures
As series of podcasts that explain and analyze a number of themes and conceptsfrom the novel.