From the Inside Out

Based on the project Kin, featured on The FENCE 2017 outdoor public art exhibition.
Lesson Overview

Students will reflect on important relationships in their lives through photography and writing.

Photograph by Emily Schiffer

Learning Objectives
  • Think critically about personal narratives
  • Analyze visual images and reflect on meaning
  • Use a combination of visual, verbal and sensory skills to develop narratives

This lesson plan was created during United Photo Industries’ Spring 2018 Teacher Professional Development Day. Many thanks to PhotoWings for supporting UPI Education!


Gordon Baldwin, Miyagi Scott, Carla Rice, Rockyatu Otoo, Kim Morris with artist and educator Emily Schiffer

Featuring photography by

Emily Schiffer

Grade Level

1st – 12th grade


English Language Arts, History, Art and Social Studies

Time Required

3 – 5 class sessions

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