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1 Lesson Plan Catch the Moment (Shutter Speed) (2)
This lesson demonstrates the advantage of using different shutter speeds. Students are asked to shoot various types of photos.
2 Library Media Making The Not Quite White Apartment on Irolo: A Conversation with Deanna & Jeanette
A video conversation with lead instructor Deanna and youth artist Jeanette about the process of creating a photo book. Specifically, they discuss the relationship between student and mentor.
3 Teaching Activity Writing Prompt: The House On Mango Street
In this activity, students use this creative writing prompt to write a short story or poem using House On Mango Street as inspiration.
4 Teaching Activity Writing Prompt: My Name
This activity supports a series of lessons of exploring the notion of "self" and "place" photographically using a selection from a novel, starting with an excerpt that examines "naming" and moving on to descriptive language on sense of home or place.
5 Teaching Activity Photographic Assignment - Navigating Your Neighborhood!
This activity builds observational skills and sensorial awareness, while shooting in a familiar area.
6 Teaching Activity Writing Prompt: Describe a family photograph
This activity uses memory, sensory perceptions, and imagination. It can be used to discuss what people project in to an image and why people may respond to an image differently.
7 Teaching Activity 25 Vantage-Point Portraits
This activity provides a hands-on exploration of point-of-view or vantage point when shooting. It is also a good exercise to use when exploring portraiture and in stimulating students' ability to see differently.
8 Teaching Activity Collage
This hands-on activity is great for engaging youth in their own, unedited creative process, while teaching them about composition, visual narrative, deriving meaning from work, expressing creative intent, and more.
9 Teaching Activity Photo Drawing Exercise
This activity is designed to develop a greater sense of composition.
10 Teaching Activity Photo Hunt
This activity focuses on capturing the energy of a place or situation. It allows students to practice taking a wide variety of photos and develop their observation skills.
11 Teaching Activity Ocean Habitats
This activity introduces the idea of recycling as art. Students are asked to create an ocean habitat using scrap-recycled materials.
12 Teaching Activity Intro to Interviewing
This activity introduces students to interviewing strategies using a Flip Camera. In addition, students learn to use different shots while filming.
13 Teaching Activity Looking Closer - Exploring Aperture through Macro Photography
In this activity, Students learn to understand how to achieve various depths of field and using meter to balance exposure on manual mode.
14 Teaching Activity Shooting ABC's (Looking Closer at the Forms around Us)
This activity allows students to take a closer look at the forms and shapes in the world and photograph different objects that look like the letters of the alphabet.
15 Teaching Activity "Art in the Street" (Finding Relationships Between Text and Image)
This activity demonstrates the relationship between image and text.
16 Teaching Activity Creating a Sensory Portrait: An Observation Exercise
This exercise accomplishes two things: it is a great warm-up exercise to introduce a group of people to one another in a fun and different way; and it helps students to understand how we use a range of sensory cuesprimarily visual, but others, as wellto decode and understand a situation, person, or place.
17 Teaching Activity Origin of Cave Art Activity
Origin of art/cave art, creative thinking, observation, artistic analysis, practical painting techniques.
18 Teaching Activity Speed Painting with Ketchup and French Fries
YouTube video demonstrates what you do can do with fresh McDonald's French Fries and 10 packets of Ketchup. A 50 minute speed painting session plays in 4 mins. Ketchup as paint and french fries as a paint brush.
19 Teaching Activity Hula Hoop Photography
Use a hula hoop to teach perspective.
20 Teaching Activity Painting with Light
Use long exposures to create "light paintings".
21 Teaching Activity Figure Drawing for Comics
22 Teaching Activity Learning Cinematic Language
A shooting exercise to develop skills in narrative filmmaking
23 Teaching Activity One, Two, and Three-Point Perspective (For the Comic Artist in You)
The key concepts are setting your horizon line and what that means when making a vanishing point in one, two and three point perspective.
24 Teaching Activity Visual/Aural Scavenger Hunt for Documentary
25 Teaching Resource L.A. on the cheap: Art for free, or for practically free
The challenge: how to keep things both real and affordable in the ongoing quest to stay in contact with art. Here are some local resources, and how to experience them for free.
26 Teaching Resource Coachella Syllabus Template
This is a Syllabus Template for Venice Arts' project Picturing Health, which was implemented in eight Southern and Central California communities in 2010-11. It may serve as a useful guide for others implementing similar programs in their communities. Note that it is a one-week, intensive camp model.
27 Teaching Resource Printing photos in the field with the Polaroid Pogo
Information on the benefits of the Polaroid Pogo and how to set up a camera to print directly to it.
28 Teaching Resource TOE 2010-11 Curriculum
This is a curriculum developed for the Robert Ho Foundation.
29 Teaching Resource Recording sound for film
Discussion on the various approaches to recording sound for a film project
30 Teaching Resource Media LIteracy PT. I Music Videos
What is Media Literacy? Media Literacy stresses the importance of being an active viewer, one who questions industry norms and standards, deconstructs imagery, and decodes embedded messages in mainstream media content.

 
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