Resources to aid you through the CAP process and provide information to help students understand the connections between their CAP issue, civic actions, and public policy.
CAP Quick Website Guide for Student – Patricia Vasquez
Lesson 4 - Handout (doc) – Helps students plan a Civic Action Project – May Ellen Daneels
Blog & Discussion Activities
Circle Maps - For use with lessons 1, 3, 5 – 14, and the CAP Proposal. -Valerie Felix
Resources from CRF
CAP Web Citizen Assignment: Responding to CAP Colleagues CRF created a quick assignment to encourage students to respond to each other’s posts.
Using the CAP Web Site with Students:
A Discussion with CAP teacher Hayley Lotspeich
CAP Essentials for Students
A step-by-step guide through the civic action process for students.
Take a look at what other CAP students are up to.
The CAPfolio and CAP PSA contests gives students a change to showcase their work and win prizes.
Students from all over the U.S. share and discuss their CAP projects.
Webcasts on teaching the CAP Lessons from CRF staff and CAP teachers.
CAP Planner Rubrics
Proposal Rubric (Aligned to the Common Core Standards)
Teacher Created Assessment ToolsCircle Maps - For use with lessons 1, 3, 5 – 14, and the CAP Proposal. - Valerie Felix
Lesson 5 Quiz (ppt) – A quiz on the Chicago Gang Policy. – Mary Ellen Daneels and Allison Baxtor
Group Information Form (pdf) – Form for students to keep track of their group’s CAP progress. – Patricia Vasquez
Project Folder Checklist (pdf) – Form for teacher to keep track of a group’s progress. – Patricia Vasquez
Peer Group Evaluation Form (pdf) – Form for students to evaluate their own group’s participation and contributions. – Patricia Vasquez
Group Evaluation Form (pdf) – Rubric to evaluate a group CAP presentation. – Patricia Vasquez
Written Report Rubric (pdf) – Rubric to evaluate a written report. – Patricia Vasquez
CAP Report Rubric – Scott Marsden l
CAPFolio Presentation Rubric – Scott Marsden