Students choose a historical or present-day event to portray through photographs. They narrate this event with photographs and text to communicate its significance in history or our current daily lives.
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Law & Ethics for Photojournalists
Students identify and discuss First Amendment rights, examine how to make sound legal judgements regarding photographs of private individuals, examine difference between public and private figures as far as libel law is concerned,...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Famous Photographs of the Vietnam War: Images that Influenced Peoples' Opinions About the War
Tenth graders analyze photographs featuring the Vietnam War. In this Vietnam War activity, 10th graders investigate selected photographs for the war and note their impressions of the photographs. Students consider the impact of...
10th English Language Arts
Newspapers in Education
Take young writers on an journey through the pages of a newspaper with this language arts lesson series on journalism. Covering the topics of news reporting, opinion writing, photojournalism, advertising, and much more, this resource...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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....
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Influence of James Nachtwey on the Field of Photojournalism
Students explore the work of James Nachtwey. In this photojournalism lesson, students discover the elements of photojournalism as they examine photographs from James Nachtwey regarding Afghanistan, AIDS, Deeds of War, Romania, Bosnia,...
10th - 12th English Language Arts
Through the Viewfinder: Learning to Think Like a Professional News Photographer
Young scholars investigate the skills for photo composition to become quality photojournalists. In this photojournalism instructional activity, students cut out photographs from magazines and decide on the best ones, as well as determine...
10th - Higher Ed English Language Arts