Assignment Four
Due Date: December 31st/May 31st

E-mail your work to hol.wombat@mail.com with WOMBAT - HW4 - HOL ID (e.g. WOMBAT - HW4 - ma1876) in the subject line.

Attachments will NOT be opened. If you include any images in your assignment, please upload them to a site such as Imgur, Tinypic, Photobucket or other and send me the link.

Include your HOL name, HOL ID, and House in the body of your email.

There are more than 60 points worth of options below. You can pick which ones you would like to do to achieve them. You will not be awarded more than 60 points for your work, even if you complete all parts of the assignment.


Ethical Journalism: 20 points

Rita Skeeter, ex-journalist for The Daily Prophet, said that the business of a reporter is to sell newspapers. Is the changing editorial stance of The Daily Prophet throughout the Harry Potter series following this pattern? Why or why not? 200 minimum. Please cite all sources that you use.

Riddle Me This!: 15 points

Solve this jigsaw puzzle and send me the correct solution!

http://www.jigsawplanet.com/?rc=play&pid=3179d03a90b2

Cover Art: 10 points

Create your own cover of The Daily Prophet using the events that happened in the Harry Potter books. 

Questions: 10 points

  • When did serious changes regarding the attitude of the Ministry and the wizarding people start?
  • When was freedom of speech encroached the most?
  • What is one example of prejudice in the wizarding world?
  • What is the first action when a state acts illegally or makes a mistake?
  • What are all variants of The Prophet called?

Dear Diary: 15 points

Put yourself in the shoes of a Muggleborn, a house-elf, a goblin or a werewolf. In no less than 150 words, write a diary entry explaining how you are fighting the prejudices of the wizarding world.

Creative Diary: 15 points

Same premise as Dear Diary, except visualize it in either a drawing or a graphic.

Wizarding Newspapers: 15 points

Solve this cryptogram and send me the solution either as a picture or a phrase.

http://imgur.com/xvCG1bX