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PROJECTS!

SOUSAPHONE
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.

VERONICA LAKE
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.

GENERIC
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.