• Lesson Plans for Photojournalism, First Quarter 2017-18


    DATE

    What’s Due Today

    Student Expectations

    in Class Activities

    Homework with A/B Due Dates

    8/16 A 8/17 B

    • First Day of School


    • Recognize composition and their impact on photography

  • Class Intro

  • Syllabus

  • Photo Assignments

  • Discussion: What makes a good photo?

  • Rules of Composition notes/examples

  • 9/5 Photo rules of composition due

  • 8/18 A 8/21 B


  • Produce photos that apply the composition rules

  • Upload photo using available technology like email, Google, dropbox, etc.

  • More examples of photo rules of composition

  • PPT on Photo Composition and Tips

  • Read p. 46-50 from Get the Picture and Discuss


  • 8/22 A 8/23 B


    • Selfie Photo due 8/23

  • Recognize major events in the development of modern-day photography

  • Recognize the ethical and legal standards of photojournalism

  • Discussion how do photos impact you? the news?

  • Margot Comstock photos (email)

  • PPT on ethics (Lori)

  • Read & Discuss p. 304-309


  • 8/24 A 8/25 B


    • Continue with major events in the development of modern day photography

    • View additional photos from PPT on newsworthy photos

    • Begin Century of Images Documentary


  • 8/28 A 8/29 B


    • HELP with School photos



  • 8/30 A





  • 8/31 B 9/1 A


  • Continue with major events in the development of modern day photography


    • Finish Century of Images & Discuss

    • Teach Life Formula for Visual Variety -notes, examples

    • Life Formula Due 9/11

    9/4

    LABOR DAY




    9/5 B 9/6 A

    • Photo Composition rules due 9/5

  • Upload images

  • Evaluate the technical qualities of photos

  • Recognize the major events in modern-day photography

  • Upload, view, and critique the Rules of Photo Composition assignment

  • Begin War Photographer Documentary


  • 9/7 B 9/8 A



  • Evaluate the technical qualities of photos

  • Recognize major events in modern-day photography

    • Finish War Photographer Discussion & Handout Questions


    9/11 B 9/12 A

    • Life Formula due 9/11

  • Evaluate the technical qualities of photos

  • Upload images

  • Upload, view, and critique Life Formula Assignment

  • Conduct question & answer and take photo during the lunches


  • 9/13 B 9/14 A


  • Evaluate the technical qualities of photos

  • Begin the Annie Leibovitz documentary

  • 9/19 Annie Leibovitz photo due

  • 9/15 B 9/18 A


  • Evaluate the technical qualities of photos

  • Finish Annie Leibovitz documentary, Discuss and complete handout


  • 9/19 B 9/20 A

    • 9/19 Annie Leibovitz photos due

  • Upload image

  • Evaluate the technical qualities of photos

  • Illustrate event with appropriate caption

  • Upload, view, and critique Annie Leibovitz photo

  • Caption Writing notes & examples

  • Write caption for Annie photo

  • Upload image

  • Evaluate the technical qualities of photos

  • Illustrate event with appropriate caption

  • 9/21 B 9/22 A


  • Use lighting to be aware of its qualities like direction, intensity and color

  • Show Dusk & Dawn examples

  • ISO technical -notes, handout, examples

  • 9/25 Dusk & Dawn Photos due

  • 9/25 B 9/26 A

    • Dusk & Dawn Photos due 9/25

  • Upload images

  • Upload view, and critique Dusk & Dawn assignment

  • Question & answer photos during lunches

  • ISO photos (practice) due 9/27

  • 9/27 B 9/28 A

    • ISO practice photos due 9/27

  • Evaluate the technical qualities of photos

  • Upload, view, and critique ISO photos


  • 9/29 B 10/2 A



    • Produce photos that apply composition rules

  • Walk campus and photograph inside and outside together



  • 10/3 B


  • Upload images

  • Evaluate technical qualities of photos

  • Finish campus shoot

  • Upload, view, critique images


  • 10/4 A

    10/5 B

  • Interview students

  • Incorporate photo rules of composition

  • Take photos for yearbook for people section Q & A


  • 10/6 A 10/9 B


  • Interview students

  • Incorporate photo rules of composition

  • Take photos for yearbook for people section Q & A


  • 10/10 A

    10/11 B


    • Upload images

    • Evaluate technical qualities of photos

    • Catch up for missing assignments

    • Photograph food/lunch


    10/12 A

    • End of first 9 wks - Early Release