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Submit your assignment as Care Magical Pets – Assignment 4. 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 ________ Europe, owls were said to be ________ and ________ companions because of their great capacity of ________, and also because of their skill to ________ complex ________ and ________. 2. ________, the Greek goddess of ________, was usually represented with an ________ over her ________. Some people even said that she could ________ into an owl so she could ________ an ________on her ________, and learn about the ________ and ________of her people. 3. In some cultures, owls were associated with ________ and ________, mainly because they are _______ creatures and birds of _______ or _______. 4. In other _______, it was believed that having any part of an owl, like _______, eyes, _______, or even the whole _______, would _______that person and would give him special ________. 5. ________ from Medieval Europe kept a lot of owl parts to ________ the demands of their ________, which were from ________ that needed _______for their _______ battles, to _______ who wanted to know the _______ of his/her ________ one.
True or False (5 points)
1. A constant hooting near your house foretells good luck. 2. In Japan owls were related with Lei Kung, the god of thunder. 3. If an owl hoots at the moment of childbirth it means that the newborn will have an unhappy life. 4. In Ancient Rome people believed that it was a bad omen if they saw an owl during daylight, so they captured it, killed it, and threw their ashes to the River Tiber. 5. If a pregnant woman hears the shriek of an owl, her child will be a boy.
Match the Columns (15 points)
Match the columns in A, with the statements in B. To make grading easier, please send your answers like this: 1a, 2b… (these are not necessarily the correct answers!). Thank you!
A a) Leather gloves b) Avian Influenza c) Henry Herbert Hoot, D.H. d) Water dish e) Zoonoses f) Owl (Winnie the Pooh) g) Large stone h) Hypoglycemia i) Hedwig j) Perch k) Newcastle Disease l) Errol m) Nesting box n) Aspergillosis o) Big Mama
B 1. Causes low blood sugar level condition. 2. Diseases that can be transferred from animals to humans. 3. Used by the owl to hone its beak to an appropriate length. 4. Should be kept in a shaded area. 5. Used to protect your hands and wrists from the owl’s talons. 6. Vaccines are ineffective to combat this disease. 7. Viral disease that affects many parts of the bird’s body. 8. It should be flexible to avoid foot injuries. 9. Doctor of the Heart. 10. Introduces Vixey to Tod when he was left at a game preserve. 11. Snowy white owl with amber eyes. 12. Fungal disease most commonly seen in young or stressed birds. 13. Made of wood and entirely enclosed, only leaving a hole for the owl to enter and exit easily. 14. The Weasley’s family owl. 15. Knows how to read but only when no one is looking over his shoulder.
Discussion (10 points)
Please answer the following:
Now that you have learned more things about toads, cats and owls, which kind of pet would you like to take to Hogwarts? Which one do you think is the easiest to take care of? Which one would be the funniest to have?
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 ourClass Forum.(Click to go to the forum!)
Research (20 points)
In the lesson we learned of some famous cats. In no less than 150 words, write about any other famous owl 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.
After reading Brothers Grimm’s The Owl, 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)
Please imagine and write a brief story of minimum 300 words about an encounter between at least 2 of the famous owls from the lesson. What will happen, for example, if one day Henry Herbert Hoot and Big Mama meet each other at the forest? You can choose any owl from the lesson and all of them if you want to! Be creative and have fun!!
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