Photography in the classroom Summer 2014
Protect yourself Make sure parents have signed a release that is included in the student handbook at the begging of the year.
Taking good pictures • Top Ten Tips for Great Pictures • 13 Lessons to Teach Your Child About Digital Photography • Better Photos
Photo editing • Photoscape • Free photo editing software • Download • Editing in Word or PowerPoint
Photovisi • All about me • Reports • Preview upcoming units
Big Huge labs • Book Trailers • Reports • Vocabulary • Create badges • Trading cards • Movie Posters • Student of the week poster
Photostory 3 • Digital Storytelling • Reports • Field Trips • Book Trailers
Lesson plans ideas • PBS Lesson Plans • Take pictures to indicate growth: August, December, May • Create a class rule book • Photographer of the week • Student of the week • Special activities, email pictures to parents
Lesson Plans & ideas • Create stationary for students • Picture of the day • PowerPoint presentation for Open House • Scavenger Hunt • Reports
poetry • Visual Poetry – TEKS – choose the appropriate form for his/her own purpose of writing; visually interpret text to create a presentation using Photostory • Students will read a favorite poem and create a PowerPoint slideshow depicting a visual interpretation of the images in the poem • Present students with pictures to write a poem that will be placed in a presentation. • Students will write their own poem and take pictures to illustrate the “feeling” of the poem
Predicting and story writing • What is happening in this picture? • What do you think happened right before this picture was taken? • What do you think happened right after this picture was taken?