George Lucas Educational Foundation
Project-Based Learning

Anatomy of a Project: "Give Me Shelter"

Juniors at Casco Bay High School, in Portland, Maine, explore homelessness by working in teams to make audio slide-show portraits in a semester-long project about housing issues and public policy.

    Additional Resources for the "Give Me Shelter" Project

    Samples of Student Work:

    "Give Me Shelter" Slide Shows


    Casco Bay High School's Web site

    View a profile of Casco Bay High School teacher Susan McCray

    Click on any of the titles below to download a PDF of one of Casco Bay High School's many resources.

    Teacher Planning Guides:

    Form: Casco Bay - Expedition Planning Template (568K)

    Guidelines: Casco Bay - High School Expedition Guidelines (568K)

    Assessment Forms:

    Give Me Shelter Project: Research Interview Form (153K)

    Multi-Media Presentation Rubric (255K)

    Writing Oral History Assessment (156K)

    More at Free Resources and Downloads for Project Learning

    Schools That Work

    Casco Bay High School And King Middle School

    Public, Urban
    Grades 6-8
    Portland, ME