CHRM-401 Lessons

Welcome back students! I hope you’re all as excited as I am to begin Year Four of Charms. As many of you are probably aware by now, you have standardized exams administered by the Ministry of Magic coming up at the end of next year. Those exams, called the Ordinary Wizarding Levels, cover lar…

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Last week we opened with a discussion of counter-charms and learned about negation charms, the first of Heap’s Five Categories, which are spells that exist solely to cancel other spells. This week we will examine her second category, inverse charms. You will also learn a bit about magical ine…

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Last week we discussed inverse charms, or charms with opposite effects that completely undo one another. This week we’ll be discussing partial-inverse charms, or charms that have opposite effects but, as their name suggests, only partially undo each other under some circumstances. Don’…

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We’re nearing the end of our unit on counter-charms! We will wrap up with preventive counter-charms next class, examining the effects of spell order, but this is your last class on the ways in which one charm can counter another! It’s also one of my favorite classes to teach, since it r…

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This is it! Today is the last you’re going to hear about counter-charms in the formal sense in our discussion of preventive counter-charms. Of course, they’ll keep cropping up throughout the rest of your studies this year and in future years, so don’t think you can forget everythi…

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Huzzah! Congratulations on completing your midterm! I was highly impressed with the quality of work I saw and your eagerness to complete it. We are now moving into a new set of concepts relating to the natural world around us based on an understanding of the elements that started two thousand years…

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I hope you all enjoyed your first lesson on substantive charms! I do hope you enjoy learning about them! Let’s move on now to liquid relating charming. Liquid Charms Liquids are similar to the gases we learned about last class because they too can change shape depending on the container you…

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Today we will continue learning about substantive charms, but before we begin I would like to remind you of the upcoming final exam! If you haven’t already, I would strongly suggest reviewing the different categories of counter charms, how they affect one another, and why a certain pair of ch…

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This is it, folks – your last introduction class to substantive charms! The final exam for this year will cover everything you’ve learned from the beginning of this year until now. This class will not be a review lesson like in past years, and the content you learn today will be include…

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We will delve into Intermediate spellcasting this year. We will start with an exploration of Counter-Charms, then move on to Substantive Charms (i.e. charms dealing with thermal and electromagnetic energy and with the three states of matter). The course will be very heavy in spell memorization, covering approximately 30 new spells.
Course Prerequisites:
  • CHRM-301
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