Given archival photos and cameras, students will analyze patterns of change in their neighborhoods, between 1988 to 2018, by documenting current areas and predicting what will change in the next 30 years.
Photograph by Larry Racioppo/NYC-HPD
This lesson plan was created during United Photo Industries’ Spring 2018 Teacher Professional Development Day. Many thanks to PhotoWings for supporting UPI Education!
Lothar Troeller, Meghan Clark, and Chela Crinnion with curators Michael Lorenzini and Dante Matero
the NYC Municipal Archives
9th – 10th grade
1 – 2 weeks