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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 activity, focusing on photographs from the New York Times to write first-person descriptive narratives....
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Review: 19th and 20th Century

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Take a tour of the major art movements that marked the 19th and 20th centuries. This is an excellent resource intended as an art history  review. Through examples it covers, Romanticism, Realism, photography, Impressionism,...
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Make a Pinhole Camera

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Introduce your class to photography by asking them to construct their own pinhole cameras. After putting together their own devices, pupils take and develop pictures and analyze the results. The plan provides step-by-step instructions...
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Sensational Flights!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
What would it be like to have the power of flight? Let your class's imagination fly with a photography project, which includes a narrative writing component. After planning what they want a mural on flight to look like, kids work...
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What Cameras See That Our Eyes Don't

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
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...
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Lesson: David Goldblatt: Structures and Normativity, looking at Photography

For Teachers 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...
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Documenting the Great Depression

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students compare and contrast two photographs from the Great Depression, and identify the ways in which the photographers depicted the hardships of everyday life during this period. They hypothesize about the story behind each photograph...
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A Glimmer of Beauty: Lesson Plan

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Fully analyze the elements of art and unexpected beauty in the William Merritt Chase's Still Life with a Fish. The class will examine the painting very closely, then use photography to express unexpected beauty in still life. This is a...
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A Great Beginning

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Check out this detailed resource for some beginning of the year activities. After examining examples, class members uses the computer lab to create a personal brochure enhanced with clip art or photos to introduce themselves to the...
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Haiku with Images

For Teachers 4th
Using their own photographs as inspiration, 4th graders will write haiku poems. If digital cameras are not available in your classroom, have students find images on the Internet or PicLits. Tip: Choose a theme for all of the haikus:...
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Shape and Space Stop Motion

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Pupils use photography and stop motion to explore 2 and 3 dimensional shapes and objects. In this stop motion lesson plan, students explore different film making techniques.
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Communication Technology

For Teachers 9th
While working in groups, learners refine the negative prints, floppy disks, and photographs they've been working on. They rotate to different stations on paper cutting, airbrushing, and computers. Special attention is placed on the...
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Modern Day Pen Pals, Connecting Our Art Room to the Rest of the World!

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Initiate an international pen pal program! After establishing communication with an art class in another country, groups share pod casts and video streams of their work. The scripted resource details how to prepare for the pod casts, but...
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4-H Photography Beginning Activity Pages

For Students 6th - 9th
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...
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4-H Photography Advanced Activity Pages

For Students 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,...
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4-H Photography Intermediate Activity Pages

For Students 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...
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Photo Journal-Taking Good Photographs

For Teachers 4th
Photography is a conduit for helping pupils develop artistic and writing skills. In 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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Technology in Art

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Complete three different self portraits in this art technology lesson. Your class will discuss the cubism genre and its characteristics. They create a regular self-portrait, a cubism self-portrait, and a cubism digital picture of...
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Intermediate Critical Reading - Photography

For Students 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...
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Photography Narratives

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Pupils write a narrative corresponding to a photo. They create a background story based on the person in their picture and share it with the class.
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Animal Morphs

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students explore animal drawing.  In this cross curriculum drawing, photography,  and animals lesson, students combine computer drawing and freehand drawing to create an animal and its environment using a photograph of their own face...
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About Life: The Photographs of Dorothea Lange Image as Metaphor

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners define metaphor in both art and writing. In this metaphor lesson, students examine a photograph by Dorothea Lange and discuss the metaphor that is displayed in the picture. They write about an object that symbolizes a personal...
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Writing the Artist's Statement

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners read and write an artist's statement. For this artist's statement lesson, students read Dorothea Lange's artist statement before writing one of their own about their photography. They examine their own photography and use...
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Haiku and Photography: A Natural Connection

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students write haiku poems. In this poetry lesson, students take photographs of objects found in nature to inspire them to write a haiku poem.