Reading A Historical Photograph
This Reading A Historical Photograph lesson plan also includes:
- Join to access all included materials
Students examine a historical photograph to gather information and draw conclusions.
7 Views 18 Downloads
- Activities & Projects
- Graphics & Images
- Handouts & References
- Lab Resources
- Learning Games
- Lesson Plans
- Primary Sources
- Printables & Templates
- Professional Documents
- PD Courses
- Study Guides
- Performance Tasks
- Graphic Organizers
- Writing Prompts
- Constructed Response Items
- AP Test Preps
- Lesson Planet Articles
- Interactive Whiteboards
- Home Letters
- All Resource Types
- Show All
See similar resources:
About Life: The Photographs of Dorothea Lange Going to the Promised Land
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...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: How to Analyze a Historic Photograph
Students analyze historical images. In this primary source analysis lesson, students examine an photograph of Hershey, PA from the 1920's. Students collaborate with one another and their instructor to note the details in the photograph...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Early English Exploration and Settlement of the Colony of Virginia
With resource links, a detailed procedure, embedded primary source documents, and a Readers Theater script, you're ready to teach! Re-enact historical events in order to boost historical perspective, discern main ideas, and draw...
5th - 6th English Language Arts
Jim Murphy, The Great Fire - Grade 6
The Great Fire by Jim Murphy provides the text for a study of the Chicago fire of 1871. The plan is designed as a close reading activity so that all learners have the same background information require for writing. Richly detailed, the...
6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
New Review An Educator’s Guide to Ruta Sepetys
Historical fiction novels give readers a chance to step into someone else's shoes. An educator's guide from Penguin Common Core Lesson Plans provides resources to accompany three historical fiction novels written by Ruta Sepetys: Between...
7th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Historical Source Analysis Sheet
How can you teach high schoolers to evaluate their sources? A helpful, one-page worksheet prompts young researchers to list the creators, arguments, and purpose of their sources as well as any questions they have about them.
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
THE GREAT DEPRESSION THROUGH PHOTOGRAPHS
Middle schoolers, investigating and analyzing the period known as the Great Depression, view and critique photographs of the agricultural Acadian community in the St. John Valley. They assess the photographs to make conclusions about the...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Reading Comprehension, "Bud, Not Buddy"
Students practice their reading comprehension by reading a novel with their class. In this jazz era lesson, students read the story Bud, Not Buddy in class and breakdown the story points and main characters. Students view photographs of...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
King of Prussia Inn: Exploring Historic Places
Learners of any age examine the significance of historic sites, how we understand those sites, and what they mean in terms of history and the culture of the past. They look at maps, artifacts, and data taken from archaeological sites to...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Reading Historical Children's Letters: Persuasive letters, Industrialization, Great Depression, and Japanese Internment
Students investigate the lives of American children of the past. In this historical perspectives lesson, students explore several primary sources available from the Library of Congress to conduct personal inquiry to determine...
8th - 10th Social Studies & History