Thursday, January 3, 2008

JRR Tolkien Lesson Plan

Homeschool Teacher - Lesson Plan & NewsletterJanuary 3, 2008


Author JRR Tolkien was born on this day in 1892. He is most known for his Lord of the Rings series of books. Read more about him here:
Try this fun Lord of The Rings Word Search:
Writing Prompt
Try out this Hobbit name generator: then write a story about your Hobbit.
You can read samples of JRR Tolkien’s work here:

Language Arts
Have fun with this Tolkien mad libs:

Mr. J.R.R. Tolkien mentions tea scones and seed cakes. Prepare a sumptuous tea including the tea scones and seed cakes for your hard-working parents!

Tea Scones
2 c. flour
1/4 c. milk
1/2 c. sugar
2 tsp. cream of tartar
1/2 c. shortening
1 tsp. soda
2 eggs, beaten
Mix dry ingredients. Blend in shortening (like pie crust). Add eggs, milk, raisins; mix with fork. Press out 1/2-inch thick
on floured board. Cut into triangles. Bake 15 minutes in 400 degree oven.

Seed Cake
1 lemon cake mix
1 c. vegetable oil
1 regular pkg. instant lemon pudding
1 c. water
4 slightly beaten eggs
1/4 c. poppy seeds
(Use 2 eggs and 2 egg whites if watching cholesterol.) Mix all ingredients at medium speed for 4 minutes. Pour into 2
greased and floured bread pans or bundt cake pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 40-45 minutes.

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