photographic essay

Curriculum Embedded Task
Virtual Learning Academy Charter School (VLACS) Performance Design Team
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History / Social Studies
U.S. History
9, 10, 11, 12
High (9-12)

In this task, students assume the role of a photojournalist that has been hired by a cultural and ethnic museum to create an online exhibition of photographs with corresponding descriptions focused on ideas of unity and pluralism. By looking at several social groups’ experiences and interactions...

Complex Project
Providence Schools
Nilda Caraballo
Stephanie Morrison
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English / Language Arts
American Literature
High (9-12)

Students will create a photographic essay that argues for their view of the American Dream today. They will compare and/or contrast their view of the American Dream with F. Scott Fitzgerald’s portrayal of the American Dream in the novel The Great Gatsby. Students will also analyze a...