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DUE Tuesday, January 19th


Project Pages


Required (Group Grade)

 ·       1-4 page overview of neighborhood history (15 points)

 ·       6-24 date timeline (10 points)

·        1-4 map(s) showing neighborhood location and boundaries (10 points)

·        All work presented on attractive, easy to navigate website (15 points)

 Optional (Must add up to 100-110 per person)

 High Tech Neighborhood Tour

·        Podcast - 80 points

·        Interactive map- 80 points

·        Video – 70 points

·        PowerPoint- 50 points

Ö      Depicts at least 8 significant sites

Ö      High quality production values—sound, editing, images

Archival Research

·        Scans and summaries of news articles – 50 points

·        Documentation and brief analysis of tracing deed of house – 50 points

·        Documentation and brief analysis of City Directories (at least 3) – 40 points

·        Documentation and brief analysis of census data (at block group or tract level; at least 3 censuses) – 60  points

 ·       Documentation and brief analysis of historical maps – 50 points

·        Collection and analysis of historical photos and/or other primary sources related to neighborhood – 30-50  points

 Ö      Documentation is clearly and neatly presented

 Ö      Analysis shows understanding of data collected



 Creative Responses

·        Photo essay (at least 12 images with captions) on a theme – 25 points each

·        Photo essay (at least 12 images with captions) as a neighborhood overview- 30 points

·        Original drawings or paintings of neighborhood scenes – 20 points each

Ö       Reveals significant information about unique character of neighborhood

Ö       Reflects both effort and aesthetic sense


  • Of known residents (e.g. parents, neighbors) – 15 each
  • ·        Of local merchants -20 each
  • ·        Of long-time residents previously unknown – 20 each
  • ·        Of community leaders – 25 each
    • Clear indication of who was interviewed
    • At least 5 substantial questions
    • Photo and transcription OR video



·        Attend and describe community meeting- 20 points

·        Attend and describe community event (fair, performance, etc.)– 15 points

·        Visit and document local gathering place (community center, restaurant, rec center)- 15 points each

·        Visit and document important local institution (historical society, elementary school, museum, church)- 15 points each

Ö       Experience is described clearly and colorfully to reveal unique character of neighborhood

Ö       Experience is documented with at least 5 photos with captions



YOU will make up your own grade sheet; point values are adjustable on case-by-case basis. PROPOSAL DUE MONDAY, 12/ 7

Can be individual or collaborative or a mix of both as long as your total effort adds up to 100-110 in the optional section




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