Creative Photography Q4

TeacherBlair Bauer
Subject AreaCreative Photography
Grade Level7-8
Week #Q4
Unit of InstructionDirect Instruction, Checklists/worksheets, Critique and Pair & Share
Standard(s) Taught

VA.68.C.3.3 use analytical skills to understand meaning and explain connections with other contexts. 

VA.68.C.3.4 Compare the uses for artwork and utilitarian objects to determine their significance in society.

VA.68.C.2.4 Use constructive criticism as a purposeful tool for artistic growth.

VA.912.C.2.5 Develop and use criteria to select works for a portfolio and defend one’s artistic choices with a written, oral, and/or recorded analysis.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will be focusing more on viewing/creating “art” rather than “images”. At this point in the year students are expected to have a solid foundation of understanding when it comes to the operation of their cameras allowing them to focus more on the message behind their photo and its execution. 

Classroom Activities
  • Concept planning/mapping
  • Research on professional photographers, styles and techniques.
  • Taking photos
  • Editing photos
  • Critiques and Pair & Share
Assignments Due
  • Professional Photographer research project
  • “Choose your own Theme” Photo collection
  • Gallery submission piece


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