Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Lesson plan pages 11-16

 Harry has not yet arrived in Privet Drive.  There are strange happenings all around Great Britain!
What would you do?
Professor McGonagal after waiting all day in front of #4 Privet Drive

Key Terms
beady-eyed
rummaging
amused
chuckled
muttered
tabby
ruffled
precious little to celebrate
irritably
noble
pin pricks
irritably
exasperated
admire
piercing

Pronunciation
realize real i z
flicked  flict
noble nobl
glumly  glumli
distance dis tnece
ru mers
ad mire

Background links:
Surry Little Whinging
 https://www.hp-lexicon.org/2003/11/13/surrey-showing-the-location-of-little-whinging-on-the-scene-investigation-by-nik-the-hermit/

Owl behavior http://www.owlpages.com/owls/articles.php?a=2


Questions
What has happened in the story so far?
How is Mr Dursley taking the situation with the owls and strange people in the street?
Who has been waiting all day in front of #4 Privet Drive?
Who arrives suddenly?
What time is it?
How does the new arrival recognize the cat?
What are the rumors?  Are they true?
Where is Harry going to live?  Why?
How is everything going to be explained?


Homework:
Write the letter that the Dursleys are going to receive.  Tell Harry's Aunt and Uncle what happened in a way that they are going to understand.   

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