Worth a Thousand Words-The Photography Essay
Students act as a public relations firm representing the school district and use photography to develop positive attitudes toward all programs. They brainstormed alternative methods to use photography and selected the photographic essay.
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A Lens into 9/11
A picture is worth a thousand words. The photos taken on 9/11 tell more than a thousand words—they tell stories. Class members analyze photographs taken on September 11, 2001, in order to understand the emotions they evoke, and write...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
World War II in Photographs
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.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words
This exercise on the Constitution requires small groups to design a visual metaphor that expresses the concept behind one of seven principles: popular sovereignty, federalism, republicanism, separation of powers, checks and balances,...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
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
Holocaust: Voice of the Children
A picture is worth a thousand words. A visual account of the Nazi Empire, past and present scenes of WWII Concentration Camps, and the children of the Holocaust are presented in this slide show. Image heavy and graphic in nature, this...
7th - 11th Social Studies & History
A Gesture Is Worth a Thousand Words
Learners identify those components of language that can cause misinterpretation of a message or intent. They identify the words, slang, phrases, that have caused hurt. Students comprehend the importance of clarity when using...
1st - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
A Picture is Worth a Million Words
Students practice composing digital photographs by documenting activities in their lives. In this photography activity, students utilize digital cameras to create beautiful art from things they find around the campus or at their home....
7th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts