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by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Tue Feb 20, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: The Scrapbook
Topic: Exhibitions and Journeys of HP Magic
Replies: 0
Views: 39

Exhibitions and Journeys of HP Magic

-Name: Exhibitions and Journeys of HP Magic -Link: Link -Type: HOL-wide held in the Sett (Hufflepuff) -Date: November 2017 -Organizers: Professor Felicia Hartwick & Professor Tarma Amelia Black Harry Potter, A Journey Through a History of Magic was published on October 20, 2017. Of course, we al...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Feb 19, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Quick Quotes
Replies: 214
Views: 8926

Re: Quick Quotes

Part of a superhero's origin story

From Ready Player One, by Ernest Clive
After five long years, the Copper Key had finally been found, by an eighteen-year-old kid living in a trailer park on the outskirts of Oklahoma City. That kid was me.
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Feb 19, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Harry Potter Book Festival 2018
Topic: Week 3 - Invent a Game
Replies: 8
Views: 94

Re: Week 3 - Invent a Game

Will Lestrange submitted: My idea for a game is inspired by a series of books that I remember reading as a kid: the "Choose Your Own Adventure" books. Each of those books had a specific theme, but you got to be the protagonist of your own story - and every so often the book asked you to m...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Feb 19, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: Harry Potter Book Festival 2018
Topic: Week 3 - Invent a Game
Replies: 8
Views: 94

Re: Week 3 - Invent a Game

Shiloh Adlar submitted: I actually participated in a game a while back that I really wish had more detail added into it. Basically, there was a game board and there were quests that you chose to complete. There were four main quests which were the border squares (think of a Bingo board) then the ce...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Feb 19, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Harry Potter Book Festival 2018
Topic: Week 3 - Invent a Game
Replies: 8
Views: 94

Re: Week 3 - Invent a Game

Polaris Black submitted: Five of Anything is a just-for-fun icebreaker that can be adapted to get to know your book club participants via forum. The topic can be five of anything - most liked or disliked. The concept can be extended to apply only to books. No one is asked to leave their comfort zon...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Feb 19, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Harry Potter Book Festival 2018
Topic: Week 3 - Invent a Game
Replies: 8
Views: 94

Re: Week 3 - Invent a Game

Pezzie Wolfe submitted: Books For Humanity! So, come up with card ideas that are similar to the black one the one 'JUDGING' is going to read a loud. There should be a way for someone to pass on the "card" so as the players do not see it. Then players need to come up with family friendly i...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Feb 19, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: Harry Potter Book Festival 2018
Topic: Week 3 - Invent a Game
Replies: 8
Views: 94

Re: Week 3 - Invent a Game

Gail Allen submitted: My game is about quotes from books. How it works is that everyone will pick a number of quotes from different books (the amount depends on how long you want the game to last). The first player will give their quote and then it's the job of everyone participating to make a scen...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Feb 19, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: Harry Potter Book Festival 2018
Topic: Week 3 - Invent a Game
Replies: 8
Views: 94

Re: Week 3 - Invent a Game

Aurelia West submitted: Each player would choose a book and start at a designated spot on the board (think of a clue board where the spaces players start at are scattered rather than next to each other). Each turn a player would roll a die, move the designated amount of spaces and draw a card of th...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Feb 19, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: Harry Potter Book Festival 2018
Topic: Week 3 - Invent a Game
Replies: 8
Views: 94

Re: Week 3 - Invent a Game

Arianna Stonewater submitted: Every year I go to a Harry Potter themed NYE party and I usually make a game for it. This year I made a game based off the Sleeping Beauty Pretty Pretty Princess board game.The object of the game is to go around the board and collect all of the pieces. You collect a pi...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Feb 19, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: Harry Potter Book Festival 2018
Topic: Week 3 - Reading Initiatives
Replies: 10
Views: 88

Re: Week 3 - Reading Initiatives

Will Lestrange submitted: (NOTE: The below is obviously out of character .) The most memorable reading initiative I remember from my childhood was the "Book It!" program from a fast-food restaurant known as "Pizza Hut". As I remember the program in my elementary school, each mon...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Feb 19, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: Harry Potter Book Festival 2018
Topic: Week 3 - Reading Initiatives
Replies: 10
Views: 88

Re: Week 3 - Reading Initiatives

Shiloh Adlar submitted: The library where I live has summer camps for children. These are reading camps that have a lot of fun and games, but they also have storytellers to help bring the stories to life. As a group, the children will read a book together and then they will sometimes put on a play ...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Feb 19, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Harry Potter Book Festival 2018
Topic: Week 3 - Reading Initiatives
Replies: 10
Views: 88

Re: Week 3 - Reading Initiatives

Professor Scarlet Leslie-Lewis submitted: With so many great books available, choosing the next book to read can be an overwhelming experience. Even though we are warned not to, people often judge books by their covers. But what happens when the cover is taken out of the picture? This was the main ...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Feb 19, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: Harry Potter Book Festival 2018
Topic: Week 3 - Reading Initiatives
Replies: 10
Views: 88

Re: Week 3 - Reading Initiatives

Polaris Black submitted: These are just a few of the many initiatives in the United States that were created to help get children reading Between the Lions is an award-winning PBS children's series and associated web site, which was designed to help young children learn to read. The literacy curric...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Feb 19, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Harry Potter Book Festival 2018
Topic: Week 3 - Reading Initiatives
Replies: 10
Views: 88

Re: Week 3 - Reading Initiatives

Pezzie Wolfe submitted: A Read-In! How much fun would it be to have a read in with an over night of fun, pizza, treats, friends, family and reading! Group read alongs, sliently reading, listening to an audiobook. And when it's time to go home, everyone gets a new book donated by those who attended ...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Feb 19, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: Harry Potter Book Festival 2018
Topic: Week 3 - Reading Initiatives
Replies: 10
Views: 88

Re: Week 3 - Reading Initiatives

Gail Allen submitted: An initiative I heard about, and really like, and would love to have in my place of work, is that places that do routine work have their employees pick a book of the month that they then buy as an audiobook on a collective account and put on a company device that then each emp...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Feb 19, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Harry Potter Book Festival 2018
Topic: Week 3 - Reading Initiatives
Replies: 10
Views: 88

Re: Week 3 - Reading Initiatives

Bull J. Johnson submitted: One initiative that my library holds each summer is a book bingo. However, this book bingo also has activities to do. The activity that I did last year was to attend a library event where we listened to a librarian read a few stories. Then we did a art project. The art pr...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Feb 19, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Harry Potter Book Festival 2018
Topic: Week 3 - Reading Initiatives
Replies: 10
Views: 88

Re: Week 3 - Reading Initiatives

Aurelia West submitted: My local library does a summer reading challenge each year, much like the one the book club hosts. Unlike the book club, the challenge is split into three different age groups: children, teens, and adults. There isn't a particular goal set for how many books to read and part...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Feb 19, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Harry Potter Book Festival 2018
Topic: Week 3 - Reading Initiatives
Replies: 10
Views: 88

Re: Week 3 - Reading Initiatives

Arianna Stonewater submitted: Paws to READ My local library has a program called "Paws to READ." Once a month during the school year (and weekly during the summer) children are invited to come to the library and read to therapy dogs. This is an amazing program to help install confidence i...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Feb 19, 2018 4:45 am
Forum: Quidditch Talk
Topic: Unfogging the Quidditch Pitch
Replies: 11
Views: 9108

Re: Unfogging the Quidditch Pitch

*What will be the first word of the first question? * What
*How many different Beaters will get a hit?* three
*Will the length of the answer to the final question be over/under/exactly 7 characters? (according to the question set!) * over
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sun Feb 18, 2018 6:01 am
Forum: Harry Potter Book Festival 2018
Topic: Harry Potter Book Festival 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 174

Re: Harry Potter Book Festival 2018

Remember, Week 3 Tasks are due soon!

18 February, 11:59 pm HOL time

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