Bilbo Baggins is a happy, sedentary sort of hobbit, leading a comfortable, predictable life filled with no wild adventures or daring risks, that is, until Gandalf comes to his door. What Gandalf proposes to an overwhelmed Bilbo is a chance to be a burglar on a grand and dangerous adventure. Bring your students into the adventure as well with this guide filled with activities that any teacher can do. With unit tests, vocabulary helps, and critical thinking skills, students will be learning much more than "just" about a book. A note about the author, quizzes, a variety of interdisciplinary crafts, worksheets, and exercises make this a comprehensive learning tool for any literature lesson. 48 reproducible pages with answer key, softcover. Grades 5-8.