Presentation on theme: "Interpreting Literature and Essay Writing The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring."— Presentation transcript:
Interpreting Literature and Essay Writing The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Objectives To provide practice in interpreting literature 1.To use analysis to determine plot, setting, and conflict within a work of literature 2.To use analysis and synthesis to determine the relationships and motivations of characters in a work of literature
Objectives To provide practice in writing an essay for the GED. 1.Develop an opinion based on any one of five prompts. 2.Express that opinion in writing
Literature Terms Plot Setting Conflict Characterization
Settings The Shire Bree Rivendell Isengard Moria Mordor
Characters Bilbo Frodo Sam Merry Pippin Gandalf Strider Aragorn Legolas Gimli Boromir Elrond Arwen Saruman Sauron Gollum
Characters Isildur Orcs Uruk-Hai Nazgul Or Ringwraiths
Before the Show Watch for: The six settings The Main Plot The Secondary Plot with Aragorn Who is Frodo? How do the Hobbits change their attitude about Strider as they journey to Rivendell? What is Frodo’s reaction when he learns that Aragorn is the Heir of Isildur?
Before the Show Watch for: What does Gandalf fear in Moria and Why? Why does Frodo try to leave the Fellowship and enter Mordor by himself? Why does Sam walk out into the water knowing that he can not swim? Why does Aragorn decide not to follow Frodo into Mordor?
And Now The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
The Essay Choose One Prompt I.Choose your favorite character, describe your character’s response/relation to the Ring of Power. II.Why does Frodo choose to take the Ring of Power to Mt. Doom? III.Choose one of the Nine Companions. Why is that person part of the Fellowship of the Ring? IV.Should the One Ring be destroyed or used in Gondor? Explain Why? V.If you could add a tenth companion to the fellowship, what creature would it be? Describe your new creature in detail.