Lesson Plan


A lesson that helps learners take a closer look at their community in pictures and in words.


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  • Language Arts > General
  • Social Studies > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12


Photo Photography Essay Community



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Curriki Rating
On a scale of 0 to 3
On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2012-07-29.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 3

Reviewer Comments:

This resource examines the question of what it means to be a photojournalist. Students are asked to capture the essence of their communities in pictures and words. The goal is to enhance understanding of the student’s community while improving skills in writing, photograph and presentation. Students will storyboard an essay, capture and document images, outline, draft and edit text and present the photo essay using presentation software.
Sofia Sanchez
This is a wonderful and highly constructive lesson that displays authenticity with the guiding questions at the beginning. Because students must use technology to capture their photos and to eventually…

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