Name: ________________________Learning Team: ________________
Part 1 – Individual Work
Task 1 – Whilst Reading Activity
Whilst reading ‘Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone’, complete the following
Make a list of the characters as you meet them.Put them under the heading of the chapter they appear.
Maintain this list for every chapter.Part B
Write a reflection at the end of each chapter detailing what you liked about the chapter, whatyou did not like about the chapter and why you think that chapter is important to the story
Criteria for whist reading activitiesVeryHighHighMedLowVeryLowNotShown
Understanding of the characters, themesand issues of the novelUse of detail and examples whereappropriateMechanics of language – punctuation,spelling, grammar etcAdherence to presentation guidelinesCompletion of all activitiesComments
Task 2 - Brochure
Using the information from chapter seven of the book, complete
of the following
Construct a brochure advertising the virtues of the system of school houses at Hogwarts. Tryto entice prospective students and parents to select Hogwarts with your brochure thatcontains text and graphics.
Prepare a magazine article explaining the sorting process into the four different houses atHogwarts and the characteristics of students in each of those houses. Images and text wouldbe required in your article.
Remember: use information and descriptions from the text – particularly the Sorting Hatsong, the method of sorting students, and Harry’s experience of being placed in a House. You may wish to draw on your additional knowledge of the school houses gained fromreading any of the Harry Potter books.
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