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

E-mail your work to with HW4 - HOL Name (e.g. HW4 - Maxim Trevelyan) 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 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 words minimum. Please cite all sources that you use.

Riddle Me This!: 15 points

Solve this jigsaw puzzle and send me the correct solution!

Cover Art: 10 points

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

Challenge the System: 15 points

Create your own wizarding newspaper that will challenge the narrative of The Daily Prophet. Write its name, why you want to set it up, what kind of stories you would talk about, who will be its writers, where you would establish the office and how you would advertise it. 150 words minimum.

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.

cryptogram puzzle
cryptogram puzzle