Scholastic journalism programs are on the rise. I am an Emmy-award winning television writer/producer and experienced journalism educator and this comprehensive BUNDLE provides everything the media instructor or adviser needs for a full semester of TEACHING PHOTOJOURNALISM-SEMESTER/UNIT PLAN.
This bundle provides 11 distinct UNITS with comprehensive lesson plans for each one, totaling 233 pages of instructional materials. Buy it now before these products are listed separately and you’ll save 15% off the price of buying each individual item– PLUS, as a bonus for purchasing this bundle, you’ll receive a PHOTO ETHICS HANDOUT for FREE – with specific guidelines for ethically and sensitively covering stories centered on tragedy and grief.
This PHOTOJOURNALISM UNIT PLAN is completely turn-key and ready to teach! See just a sampling of materials in the Preview.
You’ll receive the TEACHING PHOTOJOURNALISM BUNDLE via zip file with a suggested order for instruction… or, mix and match lesson plans, activities, and resources to meet your school media program’s individual needs. Materials are delivered as Word documents and PPT slides that you can customize.
LESSON PLANS INCLUDE:
• Detailed lecture notes and guided discussion questions.
• Links to additional resources and examples
• Photo examples cleared for classroom use
• Overhead projection notes and PowerPoint presentations
• In-class activities for small and large peer groups
• Key Vocabulary lists
• Technology connections lists
• Works Cited/Resource lists
• ASSESSMENT/HOME CONNECTION ASSIGNMENTS for every lesson plan
• Complete RUBRICS for every ASSESSMENT/ASSIGNMENT
• PowerPoint templates designed specifically for home connection assignments/assessments
• Test with answer key
MATERIALS TEACH CREATIVE AND TECHNICAL STANDARDS:
Understanding the Camera –Lesson Plan 1- Camera Settings & Functions: A Beginner’s Guide for Student Photojournalists –with PPT teaching resource (attached separately)
Using Light –Lesson Plan 2 - Beginner’s Guide to Lighting for Photojournalists - with PPT template for home connection assignment (attached separately)
Shooting Events// Creating Photo Essays — Lesson Plan 3 - -- Visual Storytelling- A Beginner’s Guide to Creating Photo Essays with PPT template for home connection assignment (attached separately)
Shooting Sports/Action ––– Lesson Plan 4 - Shooting Sports Images: A Guide for Scholastic Journalists
Collaboration & Taking Group Photos–– Lesson Plan 5 -Improving Photo Coverage Through Collaborations- including How to Take Group Photographs.
Creating Photo Illustrations & Manipulation Ethics–– Lesson Plan 6 - Photo illustrations & Manipulation Ethics.
Camera Care & Handling – Lesson Plan 7 - Student Journalists’ Guide to Handling and Caring for the Camera with summative assessment and answer key.
Photo Editing – Lesson Plan 8 - Student Journalist’s Guide to Efficient and Ethical Pre-Press Process.
Writing Captions & Cutlines —Lesson Plan 9 - Student Photojournalist’s Guide to Writing Captions and Cutlines with PPT template for home connection assignment (attached separately)
Archiving –Lesson Plan 10 - Accessing Information in the Photo File
Law and Ethics for Photojournalism –-- Lesson Plan 11 - Photojournalism Ethics and Law – A Role-Playing Exercise