Saturday, April 25, 2009

Last Homework Assignment!!!

Since this is my first year at Hogwarts, I have no idea how the point system I will give this my best shot!

Gryffindor- "Roar, Roar, Gryffinnor!" - Our grand house has pulled it out in the end scoring

985 points!!! The winners!

Ravenclaw- Second place with 725 points!

Hufflepuff- A close third with 715 points!

Slytherin- Their momentum slithered away with only 425 points in the end!

Friday, April 17, 2009

My Owl Flew today!

I sent my owl with my package today! I hope Minerva likes it! It didn't come together as well as I had hoped, but it is still pretty neat.

Quidditch-Round 3

1. This “Harry Potter” character’s first name comes from Roman mythology. The mythological character’s twin brother is named Romulus. What is the Harry Potter character last name?
b. Lupin

2. Which “Harry Potter” character’s first name is the Roman equivalent of the Greed Goddess Athena?
c. McGonagall

3. In ‘Harry Potter’ World, this wizard has created the Philosopher’s Stone (called the Sorcerer Stone in the US). The historical figure from the 14th and 15th centuries was a scribe and a manuscript-seller who became famous as an alchemist. Who is this individual?
Nicolas Flamel

4. What is the first name of a character whose last name is the name of a Bulgarian leader from early 9th century who doubled the country’s territory?
c. Viktor

5. Which character’s name is the name of goddess in Indian mythology?
b. Patil

6. “Where the Wild Things Are” tells the story of Max, a young boy sent to bed without his supper for his wild antics. Who created this winner of the Caldecott Medal?
a. Maurice Sendak

7. What was NOT one of the unexpected defense mechanisms that Harry, Ron, Hermione, and Griphook encountered in their attempt to rob Gringotts?
b. The Thieves’ Downfall

8. What was Snape aiming at when he cut off George’s ear?
a. Another Death Eater’s back

9. How much older than James was Lily? (Referring to Harry’s parents, not children).
d. 2 months

10. Food is one of the five exceptions to what magical law?
b. Gamp’s Law of Elemental Transfiguration

Picture Hunt:



Where the Wild Things Are:

Saturday, April 11, 2009

Homework Questions!

1- Who wrote the obituary of Dumbledore in The Daily Prophet? Elphias Doge
2- What is a Squib? A witch or wizard that can not do magic.
3- Who stole the locket Horcrux from the Black House? Mundungus Fletcher
4- What are the Albus Dumbledores' siblings names? Aberforth and Ariana
5- Where did Hermione leave the money for the eggs and bread that they stole from the lonely farm? It was in a chicken coup or under a chicken house/coup?!
6- What is the quote Lily and James Potter have on the front of their tombstone? "The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death."
7- Why did Gilbert Grindewald leave wizarding school? He was expelled in his sixth year for his dangerous and evil experiments that nearly resulted in the deaths of some of his fellow students.
8- Where does Xeno Lovegood first say that Luna is when Ron, Hermione and Harry visit? He said she is down by the bridge catching Plimpies.
9- What wood is the wand from The Deathly Hallows supposed to be made out of? Elder wood.
10- How did Harry, Hermione and Ron escape the vaults of Gringotts? They flew out on a dragon.
11- What is the name of the all-female Quidditch team that Ginny has a poster of in her room? Holyhead Harpies
12- Describe what the Undetectable Extension Charm is. This charm causes a container's capacity to be increased, without changing the object's external appearance. Hermione casts this spell upon her small beaded handbag in Deathly Hallows.

Oh my!

I realized I haven't posted in a while! Sorry...I have been very busy! I will try to get homework done this evening!