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Choosing photos for publication

Description In this one-day lesson, students will participate in a fictional scenario in which they make decisions about the front page content for their student newspaper, The Monthly Gazette. Then, they will discuss how the content they have chosen (stories, photos, etc.) impacts the content and …

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Capture the moment

In this lesson, students will learn about the importance of storytelling in journalistic photography. Using selected student photography, they will discuss the visual impact that can occur when photojournalists capture unique storytelling moments.

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Introduction to basic exposure

Description This lesson is three days long.  At the beginning of each class period, students will learn about one of the different aspects of exposure (ISO, Shutter Speed, Aperture).  Then, the teacher will provide opportunities for students to practice those techniques and think critically about how …

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