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Submit your assignment as Care Magical Pets – Assignment 2. Remember to include your HOL Name, HOL ID and House at the top of your e-mail, and please don’t send your homework as an attachment. Thank you!!!
FINAL DUE DATE: January 15th, 2018
DIRECTIONS: Below you will find a series of exercises with a different amount of points. Please choose your own combination in order to earn 30 points of assignment and, if you wish, 30 points of extra credit. I can’t award you more than that, so only the first 30 or 60 points (depending if you are sending extra credit or not) will be graded.
Fill-in-the-Blanks (10 points)
1. In the _______ century, the years of witch-hunt in ________ and ________, people used to believe that witches had allies: ________ disguised as animals, usually adopting the form of a _______, that were ____ ___ ______ all kind of evil things for their ________. 2. People assured that they had seen witches ________ and giving names to their toads, dressing them with little ______ or _______ velvet ______, and putting them ______________ in their _______ legs. 3. ________ believed that toads that weren’t lucky enough to be ________ as _____ were used as ________ to prepare harmful ________ or to do ________. 4. Other beliefs said that ________ made themselves ________ using a _______ made of toad’s _______ and _______ sap. 5. Some muggles thought that by just ________ at these small animals, they would _______ or have ________. Other beliefs were that toads caused diseases to _______, produced ________ storms, or caused you ________ by just ________ them.
Matching (10 points)
Match the type of pet care with the sentences below. They can repeat more than once. Possible matches: Housing, Feeding, Health, Diseases.
1. Don’t forget to wash your hands after you handle your toad. 2. The enclosure should have a pond or bowl where your toad can soak. 3. Burns, Red Leg, Fungal Infections, Internal Parasites. 4. Toad eyes are clean and bright; its skin is shiny and free of excessive slime or cuts; it is active and will try to escape if it senses that you are trying to catch it. 5. Diet consists of insects like crickets, fruit flies or worms. 6. Keep your toad in a quiet place. 7. To keep your pet healthy, daytime temperature must be accompanied by nightly temperature. 8. Dehydration, Minor Cuts, Metabolic Bone Disease, Dropsy. 9. Create an enclosure that resembles the characteristics of the toad’s habitat. 10. Adult toads eat about three times per week, while young adults may eat daily.
Discussion (10 points)
Please answer the following:
Why do you think toads are among the least popular pets at Hogwarts?
There is no right or wrong answer, just please explain the reasons behind your wishes. At least 100 words for full marks. Please post your answer in the correct thread in our Class Forum.
Research (20 points)
In the lesson we learned of some famous toads. In no less than 150 words, write about any other famous toad or frog that you know. It can come from a book, tale, movie, T.V. show, or anywhere else. Please include the source(s) where you got your information.
Coloring (20 points)
Have fun and make pretty this coloring page! You may do it using any computer program, or if you prefer, print the image and color it by hand! Please do not send your work as an attachment, submit it to an image hosting site like Photobucket, and then send me the link to your picture.
Puzzle (20 points)
Read the story "The Toad" by Hans Christian Andersen, which you can found here: http://hca.gilead.org.il/the_toad.html When you are done, solve the following crossword puzzle! In your homework just send me the answers please . I don't think it is difficult, but the questions are very specific, so read the story carefully!
Art Project (30 points)
After reading Hans Christian Andersen’s The Toad, please choose the scene that you liked the most from the story and make a depiction of it. It can be a drawing, a graphic, a sculpture, a photograph, or any other mean of art that you can think of, just make sure it is your own work. Please do not send your work as an attachment, submit it to an image hosting site like Photobucket, and then send me the link to your picture.
Creative Writing (30 points)
Inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s The Toad, write your very own toad story, in which your main character is, of course, a toad! Be creative! Your story should be at least 300 words long for full marks.