J K ROWLING
Diagram of the function of Quidditch in HPSS and other HP novels. From our class discussions.
Oprah Interview (in Scotland)
We watched part of this in class. Interesting discussion about Rowling's life, ending the Harry Potter series, and the function of magic.
Launched in 2012, this website offers oodles of info about the Harry Potter novels, e.g., characters, places, objects. And find out what house you belong in!
Pottermore is a companion to the Harry Potter books. One of the main features is the exclusive new content from Rowling on the backgrounds of various characters and aspects of the wizarding world.
Helpful and informative biographical timeline.
Harry Potter Cast - Then and Now (from Entertainment Weekly, 2011 print issue)Assignment Information
- Research Paper Directions
- Educational Plan
- Group Project - Extracurriculars
- Great Expectations Questions
- **Not for FYS 101-4 or 101-8, Fall 2016** Assignment (5pts): Come up with a ride or attraction to Dickens World (based on OT or DC) or the Wizarding World of Harry Potter (HPSS or HPCS). The links below will give you an idea of existing attractions. Try to come up with a new ride or attraction based on a novel we read this semester. You should be creative and imaginative, but try to keep your idea "feasible," a ride or attraction that could be featured at one of these theme parks. Try to connect a key theme or idea to your ride or attraction. Have fun!! Describe your ride or attraction in the Discussion Forum on D2L. Using a reasonable paragraph that gives enough details.
- Final Exam