ANST-501 Lessons

Professor Morgan brandishes her wand with a flourish and the doors to her classroom open once again. The beaming smiles of her fifth year students are reflected in the smile upon her own face. The classroom decor has changed once again for this year: the walls now feature Aztec-inspired artwork, ...

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Standing at the front of the classroom, Professor Morgan flicks her wand and an image of a city in ruins surrounded by dense jungle appears floating above the students. Another wand movement and the ruins seem to speed back in time, the stones moving to form complete buildings, and the jungle rec...

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As the students take their seats, Professor Morgan lazily draws strange, yet somewhat familiar images in the air. Curious, the students start tracing the shapes with their own wands until the classroom ceiling is covered with oddly shaped animals. Professor Morgan smiles and snaps her wand sharpl...

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Professor Morgan’s class quickly settles into their seats, eager to see what sort of magic she will perform at the beginning of today’s class. They watch as she carefully unrolls a large piece of parchment, gently hangs it on the front wall, and steps away to reveal… a map. A f...

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The students enter Professor Morgan’s classroom surrounded by a tone of nervous energy. They take their seats, noting the towering stacks of parchment on the desk. Professor Morgan notes their nervousness and traces their gaze back to the precariously placed piles. Oh no, my dears - that i...

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Upon entering the Ancient Studies classroom, the students see two large banners depicting ancient warriors in curious battle gear. The image on the left is semi-concealed in darkness and depicts a warrior dressed to resemble some sort of large cat. The image on the right depicts a warrior wearing...

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The students enter Professor Morgan’s classroom to find it looking rather different from what they have seen before. All of the desks have been moved to the sides of the room and an enormous blanket is now covering the floor. Professor Morgan beckons the students to join her in sitting on...

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Surprised to have received owls from Professor Morgan, the students nonetheless follow the instructions left for them in the classroom and head out to the school grounds close to the quidditch pitch for their lesson. Travelling down the hill, they spy the professor waving enthusiastically and g...

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Upon entering Professor Morgan’s classroom for the last time this year, the students discover the professor sitting cross-legged upon her desk. Her eyes are closed while her hands rest gently in her lap. She smiles, opens her eyes, and gestures for the students to take their seats. Have yo...

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Year Five of Ancient Studies takes us across the ocean to the Americas. Our studies will focus on familiar civilizations such as the Maya, Inca, Aztec, and Navajo, as well as the lesser known - but equally fascinating - cultures of the Nazca, Mi'kmaq and Salish. We may trade Muggles for No Majs, however an in depth look at these civilizations and their magical practices will reveal very similar practices to those found in our own European history. Enroll