J. R. R. Tolkien
The Boomerang is a monthly digital downloadable product that features copywork and dictation passages from a specific read aloud novel. It is geared toward 8th to 10th graders (ages 12—advanced, 13-15) and is the indispensable tool for Brave Writer parents who want to teach language arts in a natural, literature-bathed context.
This guide contains the following features:
- 4 Passages (one per week) for copywork/dictation
- Notes about punctuation, spelling, vocabulary, and literary elements
- 9 Think Piece questions
- Golden Lines prompt
- Book Club Party ideas
- 46 pages
- Original Publication Date: August 2011
- Updated: August 2019
About the book
A great modern classic and the prelude to The Lord of the Rings.
Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely traveling any farther than his pantry or cellar. But his contentment is disturbed when the wizard Gandalf and a company of dwarves arrive on his doorstep one day to whisk him away on an adventure. They have launched a plot to raid the treasure hoard guarded by Smaug the Magnificent, a large and very dangerous dragon. Bilbo reluctantly joins their quest, unaware that on his journey to the Lonely Mountain he will encounter both a magic ring and a frightening creature known as Gollum.—Amazon
Purchase The Hobbit novel here
This book selection is from the year-long Boomerang program.