Students plan a tour of landmarks and points of interest in the Bronx.
Questions to Consider:
What is a landmark or point of interest? Why are they important to a community?
Questions to Explore:
How can a tour be planned to include sites such as: Poe Cottage, the Hall of Fame for Great Americans, the Bronx Zoo, the Botanical Garden, Van Cortlandt Mansion, Montefiore Hospital, the Morris Vault at St. Ann’s Church, and High Bridge?
Begin the tour at Lehman College. On what streets will the bus travel? At what locations should the bus stop? What is the importance of each site? Write a description of what you are passing by and stopping at during the tour. Create a brochure with a map. Write advertisements for the media about the tour you create.
Suggested Books & Web Sites
Landmarks; Monuments; Colleges & Universities; Buildings; Parks; Bridges; Transportation