New Harry Potter covers in animated gifs

After viewing and discussing the animated book covers, students could:

  • explain how the illustrations were created
  • describe a cover
  • design a book cover and write about their design.

 

A handwritten plot outline J.K. Rowling made while writing Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

In 2015, Sarah Schnack shared this link with us. It could be used to:

  • motivate students to plan their ideas
  • show students how good authors develop a plot for their narratives
  • provide students with an example of how to create and map out a narrative plot.

 

Daniel Radcliffe raps Blackalicious's 'Alphabet Aerobics'

Could your students write an alphabet rap? This could be a whole-class collaborative activity.

 

The sport they play on broomsticks

Here's an interesting Harry Potter-related sport. There are photos on this Facebook page and a link to the story.

Ideas for writing:

  • Is this a real sport?
  • Write a report (this could be a podcast).
  • Write the rules.
  • Write captions for the images.

 

Images by Aline Berry and Lara Hughes (Pixabay).

Related resources

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Useful links and resources to support The Writing Book.



 



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