Photography Teacher Resources
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Explore how photographs can represent a whole story to a viewer. Middle schoolers work on narrative writing techniques in this activity, focusing on photographs from the New York Times to write first-person descriptive narratives....
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
4-H Photography Intermediate Activity Pages
Photography is the focus of this 4-H photography learning exercise. Learners examine the history of the camera, complete a photography service project, discover careers in photography, and determine their photography skill level. They...
7th - 10th 21st Century Skills
4-H Photography Advanced Activity Pages
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,...
6th - 8th 21st Century Skills
4-H Photography Beginning Activity Pages
Activate interest in photography with these beginning activity pages! Learners build their own pinhole cameras, fill in a crossword puzzle about camera equipment, complete a service project, and research careers. This resource is...
6th - 9th 21st Century Skills
Photography and the National Park Service
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...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Photography in the Industrial Work Place - Activity 1
Young scholars capture the industrial workplace environment through photography in this three day introductory lesson provided by Oregon Public Broadcasting. This lesson requires a field trip and photography equipment.
9th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts
Why My Community Matters: Photography & Oral Histories
Kids get out and interview a community member to show why their community is important to them. There are three main components to this lesson plan, a literary circle/ book club, a photography assignment, and the interview/oral history...
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
What Cameras See That Our Eyes Don't
Cameras are amazing tools that enhance the way we see the world. From capturing time-lapse footage of seeds sprouting or seasons changing, to high-speed photography showing a bullet crashing through its target, cameras allow us to see...
3 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Photography Merit Badge Workbook
Engage your class in photography with this series of activities! Beginning photographers research and explain elements of photography, camera equipment, and careers in photography. After the research portion, learners complete one of two...
7th - 12th 21st Century Skills
Lesson: David Goldblatt: Structures and Normativity, looking at Photography
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...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Haiku and Photography: A Natural Connection
Encourage your young poets to use their surroundings as inspiration. Have them take pictures of the world around them, choose a picture, and create a short haiku poem based on that picture. Consider having learners write a different...
3rd - 8th Visual & Performing Arts