What is it about? - Read a familiar and beloved series with a critical and creative eye.
Who is it for? - Students who are interested in developing a new, or deepening an existing love of the Harry Potter universe
Why do we offer it? - To allow students to harness their creative energy and focus it into a disciplined, structured art form.
How is it taught? - Using the novel as a tool to practice writing skills and understand political issues.
"Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone", by J.K. Rowling
1. Understanding Characters' Motivation
1. Build-a-House assignment
2. The Untold Story - Retelling the story from a different perspective