Project: Applied Communications Documentary of Occupations

Teacher: Nancy Kelley
School: Topeka High School
Location: Topeka , Kansas USA
Start Date: 03/23/2009
End Date: 05/04/2009
Project Plan
Unique Requests of
Participating Mentors:

Be willing to share personal stories of their own ancestry and be able to encourage students to share their family stories. Also be ready to critique and review project outcomes.

Description:

Students will creat and produce for oral presentation a documentary that describes the occupations of their ancestors.

Benchmarks:

Number 1: Working in groups 2. Presentation experince 3. Extending communication skills beyond the classroom 4. Understanding how communication works in the work environment

Duration:

6

Grade Level:

10

Content Area:

Applied communications

Student Outcomes:

Presentation of an oral documentary. Increased reseach skills practice in visual presentation skills

Evaluation of
Student Outcomes:

peer evauluation with a rubric mentor feedback evening presentation outside of class with public response.

Teacher Role:

Organize students for preperation in the task. Present a clear work schedule to students and mentors Encourge students to stay on task while being creative in their outcomes.

Mentor Role:

research critiquing, motivation, providing authentic experinces