Teachers Lesson Plans

How do you Feel?: Grade K-3


Through photography, the students will explore emotions and moods and become aware that a photograph expresses ideas and feelings and generates certain emotions in the person looking at it. An introduction to the expressive character of photography?


The students will recognize that there are different ways of representing emotions and that photography can communicate feelings and ideas.


The students will produce photographs reflecting various emotions.


Using a vocabulary appropriate to photography, the students will demonstrate that photography can communicate emotions and ideas, basing their interpretations on the visual elements of a photograph.

Cross Curriculum Links:

This lesson also explores the following subject areas: English and dramatic expression.


Three 20-minute sessions