I chose the character of Dobby from the harry potter series because he is one of the characters that I love because he is not the usual character because he is kind and smart and saves harry’s life about 9 times which is a lot because most of those are in one book. Dobby is a male house-elf who served the Malfoy family who treated him cruelly. In 1992, he tried to warn Harry Potter of the plot to have the Chamber of Secrets reopened which he came to know via the contact between his masters and Lord Voldemort. Dobby kept hurting himself in numerous ways, like ironing his hands, hitting his head against a lamp, and banging his head against cabinets. He felt this was necessary because he was disobeying his masters. Harry freed Dobby in the second movie/book. Dobby was born 28 June (year unknown) – March, 1998. He was killed by Bellatrix Lestrange well saving Harry, Ron, and Hermione from Bellatrix Lestrange and the Malfoy’s.
James just moved from B.C. to a school in Ontario. As a grade 8 student, moving half way through a school year, he's having a hard time adjusting to all this change. He feels the reasons for his move are private, and he's not comfortable discussing them with anyone, but people keep asking about it. He feels like after the first two weeks in his new class he doesn't want to be friends with anyone. His teacher, along with the work being assigned, seems so different from what he was doing out west. James is becoming very stressed out. Just recently, he verbally abused his bus driver on his way to school and was given a suspension.
After reading this short story, create a blog post that:
- Highlights some of the key information in the story, in your own words. (What are the issues?)
After reading I think the key information is that it is hard to make friends and keep up with work when you move half way through the year.
- Give an example of at least one strategy James could begin to use that you think would help with his mental health.
The strategy that I would use in his situation is to ignore his classmates and bus driver and then ask the teacher for help because you don't get the work.
- Include a question that a classmate could answer that relates to this topic and/or specific example.
What are the ways you deal with stress and why?
Hey Kole I can’t believe that we are almost done Orbiting Jupiter, did you like it so far? Any way the question that I have for you is:
What do you think will happen in chapter seven and why? You can use information from the book or things that you just predict.
Also anyone can answer if they won't to or give me feedback.
Question:If you were to pick a soundtrack for your Orbiting Jupiter movie which songs (3-4) would you chose and why did you chose them.
If were to pick songs for a sound track to Orbiting Jupiter These are the songs that I would chose: We Go Together from the movie Grease, I Think I’m Going to Like it Here from Annie, All I Want For Christmas Is You, and It’s My Life by Bon Jovi. So here you go the reasons why I would chose these songs.
The first song that I would chose is We go together from grease. I would choose to do this song because it reminds me of Joseph and Maddie. It reminds me of them because when they first meet and start to fall in love and thot that they were meant for each other but no one else wanted them together. And in movie grease at the beginning no one thought that they were meant for each other but they always knew that they were, and this song just rapes up that story.
The next song that I would chose is I think I’m going to like it here from Annie. I would chose this song because it reminds me of Joseph and how he is starting to open up to his new family(Jack and his parents) and starting to be happier and trust more people such as Jack and his parents, also the teachers, and the principle. I also would chose this song because in Annie she was adopted and ended up loving her new family and her new family loving her. And in Orbiting Jupiter joseph and his new family are starting to love each other and are starting to help each other.
The next song that I would chose is All I want for christmas is you I would choose this song because all joseph wants for christmas is his daughter Jupiter. All he want is Jupiter because he wants to see her and maybe get to keep and raise her.I also think that he wants to see her to make sure she didn’t have parents like his dad, want I mean by this is that in the book they make Joseph's dad sound like he was rude and maybe even abused him and Joseph wanted to make sure that Jupiter was not hurt.
The next song that I would chose is It”s my life by Bon Jovi. I would chose this song but not for a certain part of it but for the overall story. I would chose it for the overall story because in my opinion the song is about doing what you want and not letting others control you, And over most of the book sofar almost everyone has been trying to control Joseph and his life.The people who were trying to control his life is, the teachers (new and old), his old dad, the person who tried to help him when he went to stone bridges, and at first his new family (jack’s parents).
There are the songs that I would chose if I were to pick song for the soundtrack of Orbiting Jupiter: We go together from the movie Grease, I think I’m Going to Like it Here Annie, All I Want For Christmas Is You, and It’s My Life Bon Jovi.
If you were to casting a movie for Orbiting Jupiter who would you cast as the lead characters.
So for the dad I think I would pick Dwayne Johnson. I would pick him because he is a very good actor and I think that he would play a nice father.I think he would make a good father because in the book the dad seems strong and protective, and in most of his movies he is strong and the hero just watch San Andreas it is a very good movie that he is in.
For the mom I would pick Emma Stone. I would pick her because she is a nice and she is a good actor.Also I think she would be a good mother because the mom in the book is strong and caring and in almost all of her movies she is caring and strong.
As an audience member to Orbiting Jupiter how do you think Joseph's character has changed from chapter 1 to chapter 2.
This week my class started chapter 2 of Orbiting Jupiter and the character Joseph has changed a lot. I think that Joseph's character has changed a lot because in this chapter he is more open to other people. The people that he has been more open to are jack with is his foster brother and he is also being more open to the teachers at his new school. I think he is opening up to them more because they are being nicer to him.
I would love to read what you think so if you could right a comment and tell me if you agree or disigree and tell me why.
We just started a book called Orbiting Jupiter so far it is really good but there are lots of people that have preconceived this means having an a pinon before you meat them. The people that have them is almost everyone but the ones with the most are his teachers and his new principle there preconceived is that he is a bad kid because at his old school he almost killed one of his teachers and he also has a kid that he has never met.
this is my info-graphic it is about good digital citizenship. if you could please read it the comment on things that I can do better that would be appreciated.