Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers - Study Guide
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#1 on the Big Read List (UK's top 200). The first book in Tolkien's classic Lord of the Rings series.
Through J.R.R. Tolkien's tale of fantasy, hobbits, adventure, danger, loyalty, and courage, students will learn:
Author Biography: Learn about J.R.R. Tolkien and the fascinating history behind the author and novel.
Vocabulary words used throughout the novel, utilizing a variety of activities to stimulate retention and growth.
Literary Techniques: character analysis, analogy, paradox, Christ-figure, literary motif, irony, homonyms, descriptive writing, similes, metaphors, mixed metaphor, imagery, foreshadowing, protagonist, antagonist.
Moral Lessons and Character Values: choices, good and ill, regret, stewards of nature, guard our speech, falsehood, demonizing the enemy/opponent, doing wrong and self-justification, swearing oaths, fatalism, hope, trust and distrust, focus on God, do not boast, temptation, perseverance, following Christ, forgiveness, mercy, pity.
Activities and Writing Assignments: Read/review prequels, Tolkien glossary, topographical terms, prequel foreshadowing, music, church history, eulogy, funeral rites, rumors, historical analysis, author viewpoint, conservation, trees, art, name study, perspective project, mythical creatures, diorama, will-o’-the-wisps, Augustine & just war, herb gardening, Holy Days, martyrs, Essays: foiling, tone, mood, morality of Middle-earth, deliberate choice, dichotomies, mythology, communion, biblical accuracy, providence of God, anthropomorphism, compare & contrast, dramatization, character sketch, film analysis, Sam.
Suggestions for Further Reading: We include an in-depth reading list of more books by the same author(s) and other books and movies that tie in with, or are similar to, The Two Towers
All of the unit lessons are written from a Christian perspective!
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Learn More about the Book
Read the story summary of The Two Towers and get the book HERE.
Check out the prequels: The Hobbit and Fellowship of the Ring, and the sequel: Return of the King.
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- Recommended Grade Level:
- Imaginitive, Middle Earth
- British Literature, Fantasy
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- Study Guide Author:
- Michael Poteet
- For the Book By:
- J.R.R. Tolkien
- Study Guide Page Count:
- 106 pages