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1 Harry Potter Lexicon Club Meet 2W

2 Let’s Read the Comments! Let’s read everyone’s comments!Let’s read everyone’s comments! uestbook.phphttp://www.harrypotterlexiconclub.com/G uestbook.phphttp://www.harrypotterlexiconclub.com/G uestbook.phphttp://www.harrypotterlexiconclub.com/G uestbook.php

3 Today’s Reading… Harry Potter: Film WizardryHarry Potter: Film Wizardry “Number 4: Privet Drive”“Number 4: Privet Drive”

4 Today’s Video… “Harry Potter in 99 Seconds”“Harry Potter in 99 Seconds” Made by: PaintMade by: Paint YHIDP_Yhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y57s YHIDP_Yhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y57s YHIDP_Yhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y57s YHIDP_Y

5 HPPS – Cover/Title Pages… The Bloomsbury Cover is by Thomas Taylor

6 Chapter 1: The Boy Who Lived This chapter is one of few not from HP’s point of viewThis chapter is one of few not from HP’s point of view Main themes are already revealedMain themes are already revealed Vernon is against having any funVernon is against having any fun Potter parents diePotter parents die Potter parents sacrifice themselves for HarryPotter parents sacrifice themselves for Harry Dumbledore: “would trust Hagrid with my life”Dumbledore: “would trust Hagrid with my life” Different Page #’s between countries Timeframe: Oct. 31 st – Nov. 1 st, 1981 (debatable) We meet Dursleys, we learn about the peculiar happenings upon arrival of Harry, meet McGonagall, Hagrid, Dumbldore Prejudice, Death, Sacrifice, Acceptance

7 Chapter 1: The Boy Who Lived There are many shrubs on Privet Drive, and Harry is “hedged” in his cupboard for 10 years on this streetThere are many shrubs on Privet Drive, and Harry is “hedged” in his cupboard for 10 years on this street Privet – a type of shrub

8 Q&A with J.K. Rowling Tell us about what made you include many owls swooping overhead hear Vernon’s office…Tell us about what made you include many owls swooping overhead hear Vernon’s office… “In Britain there is a superstition that it is unlucky to see an owl by daylight, a superstition I had fun with in the first chapter of Philosopher’s Stone where, of course, the sudden explosion of owls flying by daylight represented something very lucky indeed, though the Muggles did not know it.”“In Britain there is a superstition that it is unlucky to see an owl by daylight, a superstition I had fun with in the first chapter of Philosopher’s Stone where, of course, the sudden explosion of owls flying by daylight represented something very lucky indeed, though the Muggles did not know it.”

9 Q&A with J.K. Rowling Do you agree with Petunia Dursley that Harry is a “nasty, common name”?Do you agree with Petunia Dursley that Harry is a “nasty, common name”? “Harry is completely imaginary. I took his surname from a family I lived near when I was a child, just because I liked the name and ‘Harry’ has always been one of my favorite Christian names.”“Harry is completely imaginary. I took his surname from a family I lived near when I was a child, just because I liked the name and ‘Harry’ has always been one of my favorite Christian names.”

10 Chapter 1: The Boy Who Lived There are many shrubs on Privet Drive, and Harry is “hedged” in his cupboard for 10 years on this streetThere are many shrubs on Privet Drive, and Harry is “hedged” in his cupboard for 10 years on this street White is associated with good guysWhite is associated with good guys He is always on the move (and humming)He is always on the move (and humming) Privet – a type of shrub Albus – White Dumbledore - Bumblebee

11 Chapter 1: The Boy Who Lived In the movie, McGonagall called the Dursleys “the worst kind of Muggles” because of their objection to imagination and creativityIn the movie, McGonagall called the Dursleys “the worst kind of Muggles” because of their objection to imagination and creativity The newscast said that it is going to be a wet night – bad luck for HP – he’ll be sleeping on the porch!The newscast said that it is going to be a wet night – bad luck for HP – he’ll be sleeping on the porch! Dedalus Diggle supposedly set off fireworks in Kent on Oct 31 st, but he IS a valued member of the Order of the Phoenix Deluminator is 1 of very few electric-like devices

12 Chapter 1: The Boy Who Lived There are many shrubs on Privet Drive, and Harry is “hedged” in his cupboard for 10 years on this streetThere are many shrubs on Privet Drive, and Harry is “hedged” in his cupboard for 10 years on this street White is associated with good guysWhite is associated with good guys He is always on the move (and humming)He is always on the move (and humming) Named after William Topaz McGonagall, a poet known for being really badNamed after William Topaz McGonagall, a poet known for being really bad Privet – a type of shrub Albus – White Dumbledore – Bumblebee Minerva – A Roman Goddess McGonagall – A Scottish Poet

13 Chapter 1: The Boy Who Lived Dumbledore says that he passed parties on the way to Privet Drive – but didn’t he apparate?Dumbledore says that he passed parties on the way to Privet Drive – but didn’t he apparate? Voldemort’s rise to power began in the early 1970’sVoldemort’s rise to power began in the early 1970’s Dumbledore says, “Voldemort had powers I will never have.” McGongall says, “It’s only because you’re too – well – noble to use them.”Dumbledore says, “Voldemort had powers I will never have.” McGongall says, “It’s only because you’re too – well – noble to use them.” The main theme of the book is that it is our choices that make us who we are

14 The Mega Project… Your Topic: has to be object, person, OR place that appears in the 1 st bookYour Topic: has to be object, person, OR place that appears in the 1 st book Video: has to be between 2-10 minutes – it will be approved by me, and has to relate to topicVideo: has to be between 2-10 minutes – it will be approved by me, and has to relate to topic Info Page: has to be about 1-2 pages, ALL INFO THAT YOU ALL FOUND HAS TO GO ON THIS!Info Page: has to be about 1-2 pages, ALL INFO THAT YOU ALL FOUND HAS TO GO ON THIS! Game: can be anything relating to topic – from Jeopardy! To a word search…Game: can be anything relating to topic – from Jeopardy! To a word search… Quiz has to be 10 multiple choice questions about topic – ALL ANSWERS HAVE TO BE SOMEWHERE ON THE INFO PAGEQuiz has to be 10 multiple choice questions about topic – ALL ANSWERS HAVE TO BE SOMEWHERE ON THE INFO PAGE PowerPoint: has to be at least 3 slides, as long as you want it to be, and you will present it with notecards that I give youPowerPoint: has to be at least 3 slides, as long as you want it to be, and you will present it with notecards that I give you Extra Credit is on the website (within 2 days)Extra Credit is on the website (within 2 days)

15 The Mega Project… We will work on this project every even meet (2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12)We will work on this project every even meet (2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12) Topic due at the end of this meetTopic due at the end of this meet Video due at end of Meet 4Video due at end of Meet 4 Info Page due at end of meet 6Info Page due at end of meet 6 Game due at end of meet 8Game due at end of meet 8 Quiz due at end of meet 10Quiz due at end of meet 10 We will watch 1 st HP movie on meet 11We will watch 1 st HP movie on meet 11 PowerPoint due at beginning of meet 12 (We will present it then as well)PowerPoint due at beginning of meet 12 (We will present it then as well)

16 Today’s Assignment… Before the next meet, read one of these 3 essays – the link is in your pamphlet…Before the next meet, read one of these 3 essays – the link is in your pamphlet… The link is in your pamphlet… lexicon.org/about/books/ps/rg-ps01.htmlThe link is in your pamphlet… lexicon.org/about/books/ps/rg-ps01.html lexicon.org/about/books/ps/rg-ps01.html lexicon.org/about/books/ps/rg-ps01.html

17 Today’s APQ… What is Harry Potter/J.K. Rowling’s birthday???What is Harry Potter/J.K. Rowling’s birthday???


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