Bibliography for Teachers
Barthes, Roland. Camera Lucida; Reflections on Photography. New York: Hill and Wang,1982.
Gardener, Alexander. Gardener's Photographic sketch Book of the Civil War. New York: Dover Press, 1959.
Milton, Meltzer. Dorothea Lange: A photographer's life. New York: Farrar, Straus and
Orvell, Miles. American Photography. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.
A Choice of Weapons. New York: Harper & Row, 1966.
The Learning Tree. New York: Harper & Row, 1963.
Riis, Jacob. How the other half lives. New York: Dover Press, 1971.
Rosenblum, Naomi. A World History of Photography. New York: Abbeville Press, 1997.
Sontag, Susan On Photography. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1977.
Reading list for Students
Curtis, Christopher P. Bud not Buddy. New York: Dell Yearling, 1999.
Hermes, Patricia.Westward to Home. New York
Scholastic Inc., 2002.
Janke, Katelen. Survival in the storm:
The Dust Bowl Diary of Grace Edwards. New York: Scholastic, 2002.
Steinbeck, John. Grapes of wrath. New York: Viking Press,1939.
Taylor, Mildred. Song of the Trees. New York: Penguin Books, 2003.
Woodruff, Elvira. Dear Levi: Letters from the Overland trail
New York: Yearling, 1998.
List of materials for classroom use
Response Logs and Journals.
Window Organizer- Classroom Activity-Appendix 1.
Response Starters- Classroom Activity-Appendix 2.
Photo Analysis Worksheet-Classroom Activity- Appendix 3.
Appendix1: Window Organizer
Facts | Ideas
Feelings | Questions
Appendix 2: Response Starters
This reminds me of….
This relates to…
What this means to me is….
I think this represents…
The idea I'm getting is…
At first I thought…but now I…
So, the big idea is…
A conclusion I'm drawing is…
I wonder why…
The compositional elements of the picture are…
The image is simple, elegant, powerful, dramatic, spontaneous…
The context seems sinister, direct…
It is a product of careful design because…
This is a social documentary because…
The range of emotions expressed are…
It is fantasy with a magical appeal because…
The photograph is packed with action because…
Appendix 3- Photo Analysis Worksheet
Who are the people in this photograph?
What objects do you see?
What activities are going on?
Is it posed or spontaneous?
Is it literal or symbolic?
What can you infer from this photograph?
What questions do you have about the photograph?