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Using Photographs to Teach Social Justice

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Social justice is the theme of a 12-lesson unit that uses photographs to focus students' attention on and expand their understanding of current social issues facing society. Class members learn how to closely examine an image, and to...
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Using Photographs to Teach Social Justice | Exposing Gender Bias

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
New ReviewYoung sociologists are asked to read two photographs, identifying how the photographer uses point of view, color, pose, light, and shadow to express a stereotype of women or to challenge those stereotypes. Partners then create their own...
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World War II in Photographs

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
A picture is worth a thousand words, and this activity is worth so much more! Learners closely analyze a series of photographs from World War II, matching them with their appropriate captions and sequencing them into a correct timeline. 
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Interpreting Photographs: Part One

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Photography is a wonderful artistic medium used to express feelings, historical events, and nature. This worksheet provides three critical-analysis questions that require learners to take an in-depth look a photograph both physically and...
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The War Photographer - Ernest Brooks

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How can a photograph change the course of a war? Learners analyze, through a short video, Ernest Brooks's photographs of the First World War. They investigate how photos served as propaganda and altered the way troops fought the war. The...
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Civil War Photographs

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
One of the first photographed images of the Civil War give historians a glimpse of the realities of war. By viewing images from the war—including pictures of those killed in the bloodiest battles—learners experience the war's impact...
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About Life: The Photographs of Dorothea Lange Going to the Promised Land

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
To better understand the migrant experience during the Great Depression, pupils analyze two primary resources: photographs by Dorothea Lange and a U.S. Map that shows the Dust Bowl. They compare and contrast Lange's images to Steinbeck's...
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Using Photographs to Teach Social Justice | Legal Action: The Supreme Court

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
New ReviewA social justice lesson focuses on the Supreme Court case Loving v. Virginia which struck down laws that prohibited marriages between African Americans and white Americans. The lesson begins with class members examining a photograph of...
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Photo Journal-Taking Good Photographs

For Teachers 4th
Photography is a conduit for helping pupils develop artistic and writing skills. For this lesson, they take photographs, critique each other's photos, and fill out a Google form describing what they have learned.
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Studying Photographs

For Students 8th - 12th
In this early American history worksheet, students examine the provided photograph and then respond to 6 short answer analysis questions about it.
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Photographic Memories

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Explore how photographs can represent a whole story to a viewer. Middle schoolers work on narrative writing techniques in this lesson, focusing on photographs from the New York Times to write first-person descriptive narratives....
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Photographs

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Picture your pupils using this assessment task. Class members must first determine the measurements of smaller copies of photographs placed next to the original. They then determine the dimensions of the entire sheet of photographs.
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The War Photographer - Ernest Brooks

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The roles of journalist, propagandist, and artist are blurred in the man that is photographer Ernest Brooks. His legacy of photographs documents both the reality of the conflict and the humanity behind the lines. As the British...
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Seeing Sense in Photographs & Poems

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students analyze photographs and poetry as forms of each other. In this poetry and photography analysis lesson plan, students use the photographs of Alfred Stieglitz and poetry from William Carlos William to explore how poetry and...
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Compare Present Day Photographs to Historical Photographs from the Museum's Collection

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders discuss photojournalism and then compare present day to historical photographs. They discuss how photos capture daily life and historical events, compare historic photos to those seen today, then take and make a photo book...
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Civil War Photographs: What Do You See?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A study of an image from The Library of Congress collection Civil War Photographs 1861-1865 launches an investigation of the connection between the Civil War and American industrialization. After analyzing “Petersburg, Va. The...
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Using Photographs to Teach Social Justice | Exposing Homelessness and Poverty

For Teachers 6th - 12th
New ReviewPhotos can capture a complete story in a single image. Class members closely examine a photo of a homeless camp and attempt to read the story told by the picture. They then read the caption for the photograph and compare their notes with...
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The Great Pyramids of Egypt: A Photographic Journey

For Teachers K - 5th
Students explore world history by examining images in a slide-show. In this Egypt history lesson, students view a PowerPoint presentation which includes photographs and illustrations of the Great Pyramids. Students identify the...
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A New Deal for the Arts - WPA Photographs

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine school life during the 1930s. They discuss the Great Depression and the New Deal, examine and discuss photographs from the Library of Congress website, and complete a worksheet about school life during the Great...
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Photograph Analysis Worksheet

For Students 6th - 12th
In this primary source analysis activity, students select photographs from the World War I era to analyze. Students respond to 13 short answer analysis questions based on their photograph analyses.
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Analysis of Dorothea Lange's Photographs

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
Students analyze a photo of Dorothea Lange and make connections to its historical context by creating a written and visual response. In this photograph analysis instructional activity, students analyze Lange's photograph and explain the...
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Photographs as History

For Students 8th - 12th
In this World War I worksheet, students examine 28 official photographs from the war and read their brief descriptions. Students analyze the primary sources in order to better understand the war.
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Photograph Analysis Worksheet

For Students 8th - 9th
In this photograph analysis worksheet, students are presented steps for analyzing photographs that include observation, inference, and further questioning.
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Examining Civil War Photographs

For Teachers K - 4th
Students explore U.S. history by analyzing images in a slide-show. In this Civil War era lesson, students view a PowerPoint presentation showcasing photographs of Civil War soldiers, locations and actions. Students collaborate in small...

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