Students write ekphrastic poems based on powerful photographs. They explore the stories photos tell, make personal connections to them, and amplify under-represented voices including their own.
Students create blackout poems to highlight themes explored in texts about the experiences of indigenous communities in North America.
Students will do a deep dive into the lives of the people whose stories they hear about in the news and will develop a deeper understanding on how one individual can have a global impact.
A project-based unit that engage students in the production of their own citizen journalism for Andrea Bruce's Our Democracy project.
Students practice skills for preparing and conducting interviews for documentary films.
Students evaluate how photojournalist Daniella Zalcman communicates interviews with blended photography in order to create their own blended portraits that communicate how their identities are...
This resource describes methods for producing documentary filmmaking projects with students that make local connections to global issues by outlining the development of the film “Placing Identity.”
Students will consider the relationship between humans and the natural world through evaluating a podcast, exploring photography, discussion, and writing.
Students are invited to make their voices heard this election season by writing a letter to a member of Congress that explains the global issue they want to see prioritized. Deadline: November 16
In this 30-45 minute lesson, students evaluate how a photojournalist composes portraits of elderly women in Japanese prisons using details from interviews.
Reading comprehension tools, activities and other resources to bring "Losing Earth," The New York Times Magazine's special issue on climate change, into the classroom and beyond.