We found 413 reviewed resources for history of photography
4-H Photography Advanced Activity PagesLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Three pages of photography activities will help your 4-H members work on the advanced life skill of "Communicating." Activities include a checklist of projects, a timeline of the history of the camera, a graphic organizer for reflection,...
4-H Photography Intermediate Activity PagesLesson Planet
7th - 10th
Photography is the focus of this 4-H photography worksheet. Learners examine the history of the camera, complete a photography service project, discover careers in photography, and determine their photography skill level. They complete a...
What would Monet do with a digital Camera?Lesson Planet
2nd - 8th
Students take ditigal pictures of any subject. Using Photoshop Elements, students organize and save their pictures. They edit the pictures using a Paint Dabs filter. Students discuss their photographs and how photography influenced the...
Intermediate Critical Reading - PhotographyLesson Planet
5th - 6th
Inform your class about the origins of photography with this short passage and accompanying questions. After reading a short informational text, leaners answer 3 questions about the content of the text. This resource could be used in a...
Civil War Photography: Photography as a Primary SourceLesson Planet
4th - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
Can we learn a thing or two about history by looking at pictures from the past? As young historians view 2-D and 3-D primary source photographs, they respond to a series of worksheets that guides them toward unveiling clues about the past.
Gyotaku: The Ancient Japanese Art of Printing FishLesson Planet
4 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
An art form rich in cultural significance and historical ties, gyotaku is the ancient Japanese art of printing fish. Your class will not only learn about the competitive fishing culture of nineteenth century Japan and an important...
Photography As A Documentary And Expressive Art FormLesson Planet
Sixth graders conduct historical research and consider the importance of photography as a data collection device. In this lesson on historical documentation, 6th graders formulate questions regarding historical documents in order to...
Lesson: David Goldblatt: Structures and Normativity, looking at PhotographyLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Art can be a vehicle for social change and cultural expression. Upper graders examine the art of photographer David Goldblatt, as it pertains to apartheid, South Africa, and the AIDS epidemic. Discussion questions and image links are...
Lincoln and Photography: A Closer LookLesson Planet
5th - 12th
Students compare and contrast the Lincoln portraits using a Venn diagram and included analysis tool. In this presidential photography instructional activity, students write a journal entry and a letter as if they were Abraham Lincoln....
Read All About It! California History of the 30s and 40sLesson Planet
3rd - 8th
Explore the Great Depression! Discover the challenges people experienced during the time period. Learners investigate photographs from the Dust Bowl and WWII era and create a story line about the photographs, writing a newspaper article...
Photography and the National Park ServiceLesson Planet
9th - 12th
During the 1800s the United States was expanding westward; land was there for the taking. Kids explore how some early photographers used their photography to influenced the US Congress to save areas like Mirror Lake. They complete a...
History Through the Spyglass: Developing Research Skills for Social StudiesLesson Planet
Research everyday life of people living in British North America in the mid 1800s. Use this British North America history lesson to have students discuss resources to use for researching history. They will read about the Hensley Horror,...
From Aaliyah to Jay-Z: Captured Moments in Hip-hop HistoryLesson Planet
6 mins 4th - 8th
To take "the definitive portrait of that person in that moment" is the quest of photographer and hip-hop historian Jonathan Mannion. In this short video, Mannion details his dedication to his art and the process he goes through to catch...