How to Build Reading Comprehension
Intermediate students that develop the
journaling and summarization skills
process the reading fully.
6th Grade Students Journal Entries
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
By J.K. Rowling
Chapter 11 Quidditch
Vocabulary: Hogwarts, Witchcraft, Wizardry, Quidditch,
Setting : Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry,
Characters: Harry Potter, Ron Weasly, Hermione Granger,
and Professor Snape
Summary: Harry plays the strange new team sport Quidditch. The New Quidditch season begins at Hogwarts, and Harry's first season is about to begin. Harry will play in his first match against his enemies Slytherin. To prepare, Harry and Hermione study Quidditch Through the Ages. The Quidditch match begins with Harry unsure of his ability on his new broom. Harry is the Seeker for the team, he must track down and capture a golden marble with wings called the Golden Snitch. The Golden Snitch buzzes Harry and darts of towards the fans. The Slytherin Seeker knocks past harry and is penalized. Harry’s broom starts bucking wildly and flies around uncontrollably. Hermione sees Snape is doing magic with his wand towards Harry, chanting a spell and forcing Harry to dive and almost crash. The Weasley twins dart over to rescue Harry, Hermione runs to Professor Snapes bleachers and lights his robe on fire. The enchanted broom is back in Harry's control yet busted. Harry drops to the ground and crashes, and miraculously capturing the Golden Snitch.