Project: Civil Disobedience

Teacher: Jeremy Stattman
School: Capital City
Location: Topeka, Kansas USA
Start Date: 04/05/2010
End Date: 04/30/2010
Project Plan
Unique Requests of
Participating Mentors:

1. Mentor who understands and is able to be involved proactively with behaviorally challenged students. 2. Some students have participated in the telementoring project before.

Description:

Students are learning about civil disobedience. They are studying the historical examples Thoreau, John Brown, Ghandi. They will be studying recent examples from international movements. They will then write a paper discussing possible current issues that may be solved by using civil disobedience.

Benchmarks:

1. English Curriculum

Duration:

4

Grade Level:

10

Content Area:

English Literature

Student Outcomes:

1. Essay writing 2. Participation in class

Evaluation of
Student Outcomes:

1. Rubric for essay 2. In class participation

Teacher Role:

1. Teach curriculum 2. Write weekly message to mentor

Mentor Role:

1. Write message two times a week 2. Assist in writing and researching essay paper