The Hobbit Dwarves

Have fun with the puzzle of the 13 dwarves in The Hobbit.

The Hobbit Dwarves Worksheet

Getting to Know the Dwarves in the Hobbit

When Bilbo unsuspectingly opens his door to the first hobbit, he doesn't know what he is in for. Before he knows it, thirteen rather obnoxious dwarves are attacking his pantry. Little does he know, these stranger are about to becoming companions and (some) life-long friends.

Black and White The Hobbit Dwarves Worksheet

Our Hobbit Unit Study includes:

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List of 13 Dwarves in The Hobbit

Answer Key: Matching Dwarf Pairs to their Colors

Black and White The Hobbit Dwarves Puzzle



Here is the answer key.

Answer Key: Identifying Dwarf Characteristics

Hobbit Dwarves Answer Key



This black and white answer key in our Hobbit Unit Study Guide identifies:

Dwarf vs Dwarves

Dwarfs vs Dwarves Chart

Two dwarfs or two dwarves? Which is it?

Tolkien explains in the forward in Modern English the correct plural form of dwarf is "dwarfs." So much for the rule we learned in grade school about changing an "f" to a "v" and adding "es."

But, Tolkien informs us, when referring to the Ancient Dwarves we DO change the "f" to "ves." (This, by the way, only refers to the ancient dwarves of Middle Earth, so if there is another ancient tribe they are probably dwarfs and not dwarves.

Got that?

I'm not quite sure just when you are going to need that information, but at least now you know.


What Else Is in the Hobbit Unit Study Guide?

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Our 136 page unit study includes:

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List of those Other Dwarves

Previously anyone asking you to list the dwarves would probably have meant the dwarves in Snow White.

In the Disney version, their names were: So just what do these Disney Dwarves have to do with Hobbit Dwarves anyway? Not a lot, except - interesting fun fact - the Disney movie Snow White was released the same year The Hobbit was published.

The Hobbit Pages

All of our Hobbit pages at a glance

The Hobbit Unit Study Hobbit Unit Study
Full 136 page unit study for grades 6 - 10.
The Hobbit Analysis Hobbit Analysis
Uncover the symbolism, themes, and genres in The Hobbit
Vocabulary Hobbit Vocabulary
Vocabulary words and definitions for every chapter
Runes Hobbit Runes
Use Tolkien's runes to translate messages in The Hobbit
Point of View Hobbit Point Of View
Find the POV of the inner and outer frames in the narrative.

GreatBlueHeron Hobbit House Egret

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