Saturday, April 17, 2010

Care of Magical Creatures

Part One: Please Describe and Explain 5 items that you would use for the care of Magical Creatures. ie: mittens for handling of poisonous plants, goggles etc. There are no wrong answers as long as they can describe how the object is used. You will received 5 points for each described item and 5 points if you post an original photo of everyday items found around your home to represent each item. (originality marker rules applies for photos)

The originality marker...

Freshly ground pepper - used to feed salamanders. Grooming supplies - used to groom unicorns. Something shiny - used to attract Nifflers.
Oven mitts - used to handle dragon eggs.
A violin - used to lull dangerous three-headed creatures to sleep.

Part Two: Complete the following quiz about House Elves. 5 points for each correct answer.

1. Please describe the physical appearance of a house elf.

House elves are short with large bat-like ears and enormous eyes.

2. Kreacher is the house elf of which wizarding family?
the Black Family and later to Harry Potter

3. What is Hermione Granger making for the house elves?
small hats and socks

4. How do you free a house elf?
A house elf is freed when his master gives him clothes.

5. What does S.P.E.W. stand for?
Society for the Promotion of Elvish Welfare

Part Three: Bonus/Extra Credit assignment. For a bonus assignment, knit or crochet a SPEW project that will be sent to our lovely Ms. Mooney as part of this year's S.P.E.W project. You will receive 25 points for your completed project.

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