The Hobbit Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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• Gandalf selects the respectable and seemingly unadventurous hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, to take part in an adventure, knowing that he has adventurous ancestry.

• Bilbo invites Gandalf to tea in an attempt to avoid involvement in the adventure.

• In response to a secret sign made by Gandalf on Bilbo's door, thirteen dwarves arrive unexpectedly and without invitation at Bilbo's house. As a good host, Bilbo makes them all welcome and shows them great hospitality.

• The dwarves sing about their history and lost treasure; their song awakens Bilbo's desire for adventure.

• Stung by the dwarves' dismissal of him as unsuitable, Bilbo asks to join the adventure.

• Gandalf gives Thorin a map of the Lonely Mountain, which reveals a secret entrance into the dragon's lair, along with a key to the secret door.

• Thorin recounts the history of how they were driven from their home where Thorin's grandfather was king and robbed by Smaug...

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