Students will slow down their image-making process and use technology that requires deliberate staging of photographs. Students will explore what it means to be the authors and subjects of artistic and historical study. This project aims to activate and inspire personal agency and self-expression.
Photograph by Idris Solomon
This lesson plan was created during United Photo Industries’ Spring 2019 Teacher Professional Development Day. Many thanks to PhotoWings for supporting UPI Education!
Yolanda Betances, Ken McFarlane, Naomi Martinez, Angelisha Tyus, Helen Leshinsky, and Idris Solomon
6th – 12th grade
Art, English Language Arts
4 class sessions (with an ongoing photo-a-day assignment for a month)