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.


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.


1. English Curriculum



Grade Level:


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