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Blackstone Valley Expo - STEP #2

 

Assignments

The team must complete assignments a. - c. and their associated worksheet. The worksheets must be printed out, completed and turned in. Assignments d. - g. are optional and will provide greater detail on the subject:

a.     Mill Village Life (pdf) (website) worksheet 
b.     "At Night, You Could Hear the Looms for Miles"  (pdf)
worksheet 
c.     Along the Blackstone: Mill Life video  

Along the Blackstone: Mill Life Worksheet

d.     By Stagecoach to an Industrial Village (Chapter from the book "New England Village: Everyday Life in 1810" - pdf)   
e.     "Mill Times" hosted by David Macaulay (DVD) - obtain this DVD from Mrs. Church
 
f.     Blackstone River Valley: Industrial Revolution (pdf) (website  
g.     Map of the Industrial History of the Blackstone Valley (pdf)   
Slatersville and Whitinsville

A team member must review the 1) Tour brochure of Whitinsville, the 2) Town of Northbridge, MA website, and the 3) Tour brochure of Slatersville.  Additionally, a worksheet for the brochures and the website must be printed out and completed.  A hard copy with your answers must be turned in.

Tour brochure of Whitinsville (pdf) Worksheet 
Town of Northbridge, MA (pdf) (website) Worksheet 
Tour brochure of Slatersville (pdf) Worksheet


Slatersville Video - Worksheet

Hopedale

A team member must review the 1) The Little Red Shop Museum website, the 2) Tour brochure of Hopedale, and the 3) Town of Hopedale website. Additionally, a worksheet for the brochure and the websites must be printed out and completed.  A hard copy with your answers must be turned in.

The Little Red Shop Museum (pdf) (website) Worksheet 
Tour brochure of Hopedale (pdf) Worksheet 
Town of Hopedale (pdf) (website) Worksheet
Ashton Village

A team member must review the Ashton Village materials. Additionally, a worksheet for these materials must be printed out and completed.  A hard copy with your answers must be turned in.

Ashton Village materials (pdf) Worksheet 
If STEP #2 is all done

If your team has completed all the assignments for this topic, go to STEP #3.

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