a. Read a biography of John Phillip Sousa.
b. Locate a picture or photograph of Sousa.
c. Locate picture or photograph of a sousaphone / find the genuine article.
d. Explain / diagram how it works.
e. Listen to some sousaphone music / listen to Sousa's music.
f. Learn to play the sousaphone.
g. Interview a player.
h. Surf the web; see what pops up.
a. Read a biography of Veronica Lake.
b. Locate picture or photograph of Veronica Lake.
c. Find pictures of models of her time, wearing her style.
d. Watch a movie staring Veronica Lake
e. Learn the style / replicate it!
f. Locate period articles about how to do it.
g. Try the web; see what pops up.
a. Read a biography of the namesake.
b. Locate a picture or illustration of him/her.
c. Find period references to the word, the namesake, etc.
d. Make a collection / find the genuine article.
e. Do ____, make ____, learn to use _______, sew _______, cook ___,
grow _____, read _______, collect ________, recreate ____, etc.
f. Find contemporary references, examples, citations.
g. Explicate word (definitions, diagrams, example sentences, nuance, part of
speech, synonims, word forms, etc).
h. Try the web; see what pops up.
i. Interview an appropriate individual.
j. Write a mock newspaper article about the creation of the eponym.
k. Draw a comic strip telling the story of the word.
l. Drama / re-enactments.
PROJECTS FOR CATEGORIES.
a. Rocks: collect eponymously named rocks
b. Fashion: dress-up day, catalog collage, sewing, make-overs.
c. Fonts: collect, assemble in fontbook.