Project: Germany & the Resistance during World War II

Teacher: Kael Moffat
School: Highland Park High School
Location: Topeka, Kansas USA
Start Date: 04/12/2010
End Date: 05/12/2010
Project Plan
Unique Requests of
Participating Mentors:

Mentors who have a personal interest in history and would like to share their knowledge, research, and writing skills with a student to help them learn and understand German history during World War II.

Description:

Students in the this project are German Language Learners. They will apply their German Language and culture skills by completing three objectives with a mentor by learning about a person involved in the German Nazi Resistance during World War II: 1. Short essay in German about the Resister (Teacher will provide mentors with translated research questions) 2. PowerPoint & Presentation in German and translated in English 3. Reflection letter to German Nazi Resister in English

Benchmarks:

1. German Language & application (Culture/History) 2. Research and Writing skills 3. Technology & Cooperative learning

Duration:

4

Grade Level:

10

Content Area:

German Language & History

Student Outcomes:

1. Short essay in German (Teacher will provide mentors with translated research questions) 2. PowerPoint & Presentation in German and translated in English 3. Reflection letter to German Nazi Resister in English

Evaluation of
Student Outcomes:

1. Rubric for essay, PowerPoint, Presentation, Reflection Letter 2. Classroom/work involvement

Teacher Role:

1. Facilitate learning: planning & teaching curriculum 2. Grade Student Outcomes 3. Communicate with mentors for proactive communication with student(s)

Mentor Role:

1. Facilitate proactive communication with student(s) 2x a week 2. Research and writing assistance 3. Review/Critique powerpoint and reflection letter