Chapter Two

Chapter Two

Roast Mutton

Vocabulary (to interpret)
  1. et
  2. puffed
  3. track
  4. jogged
  5. dry patch
  6. burglarious
  7. the mischief
  8. gorgeous row
  9. scanty
Questions
  1. Based on the chapter title, what do you think will happen by the end of this chapter?
  2. Who gave Bilbo the note from “Thorin & co”?
  3. What was Bilbo’s biggest concern after starting out with the dwarves?
  4. What color was the hood and cloak Bilbo was given?
  5. When Gandalf showed up, what did he bring with him?
  6. How could people tell Bilbo wasn’t a dwarf*?
  7. Who shared Bilbo’s opinion of meals? Describe what that opinion is*?
  8. “________ “can make a fire almost anywhere out of almost anything, wind or no wind….”
    • Who can make fires?
    • Who is the best at it?
  9. Why do you think a lack of a fire is important?
  10. What was the signal Bilbo was supposed to use if he got into trouble*?
  11. Who or what does Bilbo see?
  12. What kind of language do they use*?
  13. What would a first class burglar do?
  14. How did Bilbo get caught?
  15. What do the trolls call Bilbo?
  16. Please explain: … cook better than I cook, if you see what I mean.
  17. Why didn’t Bilbo run away from the trolls?
  18. What happened to Bert, Tom, and William?
  19. What’s the reason given for what happened?
  20. Gandalf tells the dwarves something about the trolls. What was it?
  21. What does Gandalf and Thorin find?
  22. What does Bilbo find?
  23. Adding what you now know about The Hobbit, what do you think the book is about? How has your opinion changed?

* — Direct quotes used as your answer.

— Before reading on you need to a) think about the question, and b) do your best to answer it in the context of what you are reading.