At my uni we've been studying the way gender and sexism shapes the education curriculum.
This was an Статья we were actually дана to read and Дебаты about in a seminar:
"Harry Potter's girl trouble The world of everyone's Избранное kid wizard is a place where boys come first. By Christine Schoefer
Four factors made me go out and buy the Harry Potter books: Their impressive lead on the bestseller lists, parents' raves about Harry Potter's magical ability to turn kids into passionate readers, my daughters' clamoring and the mile-long waiting lists at the public library. Once I opened "The Sorcerer's...
I Любовь Draco Malfoy so much! And we all know that he has a knack for good comebacks. So, these are some things Ты can say или do when he insults you. Let's get this Список started!
1.If he calls Ты a Mudblood, say "At least I'm no bleached blonde." 2. If he makes fun of Ты for being bad at Quidditch, get the Snitch from right under his nose and don't let him forget it. 3. Slap him across the face. 4. Do a Moody and turn him into a ferret. 5. Turn his hair pink. 6. Call him a Daddy's boy. 7. Bewitch snowballs to constantly hit him on the back of his head. 8. Sneak a Puking Pastille into his dinner--...
5. Ginny-For starters, I Любовь her beautiful red hair. It's so gorgeous. I Любовь it when she has that white цветок in her hair, it's pretty. I also Любовь her eyes. She's just stunning. She has an amazing smile. She is such a natural beauty.
4. McGonagall-Now, before Ты start calling me weird, let me explain. Have Ты seen her as a young woman? She's gorgeous! I Любовь her big eyes, they're so amazing. She has gorgeous hair.
3. Luna-I Любовь Luna's looks! She's stunning! I Любовь her long, blonde hair. I also adore her eyes, not to big and not too small. I Любовь her редис, редька earrings, they compliment her...
Supplies: Paper (You could use regular paper and give it a tea/coffee effect или Ты could use parchment paper. (I used the parchment) These Harry Potter FREE Fonts found here. (You can pick and choose which ones Ты want. There is no wrong way to do this, I promise) Address Labels (this is to print out a faux wax seal) Twine (optional)
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The first page of the acceptance letter says:
Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry Headmaster: Albus Dumbledore (Order of Merlin, First Class, Grand Sorc., Chf. Warlock, Supreme Mugwump, International Confed. of Wizards) Dear (Your name)