The Hobbit, or There and Back Again is a children’s fantasy novel by English author J. R. R. Tolkien. The Hobbit is set within Tolkien’s fictional universe and follows the quest of home-loving Bilbo Baggins, the titular hobbit.
This lesson looks at how authors can build tension and suspense in their writing with a focus on The Hobbit. It looks specifically at the part when Bilbo meet Gollum in the cave. Presentation, lesson plan and resources included.