Teaching with Historic Places Photo Analysis Worksheet

Step 1: Examine the photograph for 10 seconds. How would you describe the photograph?

Step 2: Divide the photograph into quadrants and study each section individually. What details--such as people, objects, activities--do you notice?

Step 3: What other information--such as time period, location, season, reason photo was taken--can you gather from the photo?

Step 4: How would you revise your first description of the photo using the information noted in Steps 2 and 3?

Step 5: What questions do you have about the photograph? How might you find answers to these questions?

Last updated: February 13, 2016

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