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Sanctuary

Based on the project Living in Sanctuary, a sister project of Abuelas presented as an Emergi-cube at Photoville 2017.
Lesson Overview

Based on the project Living in Sanctuary, students will reflect on the themes of home, identity, family, and safety and tell their own narrative through images, text and audio.

Learning Objectives
  • Think critically and discuss populations that need and deserve sanctuary.
  • To create a photo story based on the themes of home, identity, family, and safety.
  • Identify various points of view for telling a story, and what it looks like to take control of their own narrative.

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

Authors

Mane Andreasyan, Tyrone Brown-Osborne and Ben Russell with photographer Alan Chin

Featuring photography by

Cinthya Santos Briones

Grade Level

8th – 12th grade

Subjects

Humanities, Art, Photography

Time Required

15 – 20 class sessions

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