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Tolkien's Middle-earth:

Lesson Plans for Secondary School Educators



Unit Five: "The Tides of Fate Are Flowing"


Preliminary Quiz

1. In which part of Rivendell did Frodo hear Bilbo recite poetry?

(Answer: the Hall of Fire, page 224)

2. To whom did Gandalf say, "He that breaks a thing to find out what it is has left the path of wisdom"?

(Answer: Saruman, page 252)

3. What did Aragorn call "a pretty hobbit-skin to wrap an elven-princeling in"?

(Answer: Frodo's mail-coat of mithril, page 327)

4. In Lothlórien can be found the elanor. What is it?

(Answer: a small golden flower, page 341)

5. Who seemed to Frodo "present and yet remote, a living vision of that which has already been left far behind by the flowing streams of Time"?

(Answer: Galadriel, page 364)

6. Just before the breaking of the fellowship, who asked Frodo to "lend him" the Ring?

(Answer: Boromir, page 390)


Unit Five Content

Overview
Comments for Teachers
Preliminary Quiz
Key Terms
Handouts
Discussion Topics
Suggested Activities
Bibliography

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