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The Hobbit - A Fantasy Fiction Novel Study
Tolkien fans unite! Bilbo Baggins embarks on an epic hero's journey in this classic prequel to J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings trilogy.
Johanna England Chavez, LMSW
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Completed by 42 learners
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Once per week
over 8 weeks
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per learner - per class
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Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
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Elves, dwarves and trolls, oh my! The Hobbit is a fantastic introduction to Tolkien's work as the prelude to his masterful The Lord of the Rings trilogy. The novel explores themes of good versus evil, courage, race and friendship. J.R.R. Tolkien is considered by many to be the father of modern fantasy literature. His work has delighted generations of fantasy lovers with an appeal not often matched. It is witty, exciting and full of Tolkien's own, wry brand of humor. Students do not need to...
As an undergraduate, I completed a minor in English literature and creative writing. Reading is one of the great loves of my life and I find such pleasure in sharing it with children. Literature can provide a vast educational experience beyond the joy of the reading itself. A great novel exposes readers to history, culture and strong social messages. It is my mission as a language arts teacher to teach children to look beyond the obvious in books and mine all of the richness they have to offer.
Students will be given weekly assignments to complete before each class.
1 file available upon enrollmentCurriculum will be provided by the instructor. Students will need a copy of The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien (ISBN: 978-0-345-33968-3). Students will also need access to a printer and a binder to store their work in.
50 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
Johanna England Chavez, LMSWBehavioral Health Professional and Certified Book Nerd
367 total reviews
877 completed classes
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