1. The students are introduced to an Ohio History Connection curator and they review the types of work and research done by an archivist.
2. Students receive instruction on how to analyze the content of various historical images.
3. Students examine images to interpret time, place and setting.
4. Time is allowed for follow-up questions.
After participating in this program, students will:
• know how to extract information hidden in images;
• be able to analyze and interpret images as primary sources;
• understand that a photograph is the product of a series of intentional, creative decisions; and
• be able to use historic images to reflect on the experiences of others.
NCTE – ELA K-12.4 Students adjust their use of spoken, written, and visual language (e.g., conventions, style, vocabulary) to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences and for different purposes.
NCTE- ELA K-12.6 Students apply knowledge of language structure, language conventions (e.g., spelling and punctuation), media techniques, figurative language, and genre to create, critique, and discuss print and non-print texts.
NCTE- ELA K-12.7 Students conduct research on issues and interests by generating ideas and questions, and by posing problems. They gather, evaluate, and synthesize data from a variety of sources (e.g., print and non-print texts, artifacts, people) to communicate their discoveries in ways that suit their purpose and audience.
NCTE- ELA K-12.8 Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g., libraries, databases, computer networks, video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.
NCSS - SS.2 Time, Continuity, and Change
NCSS - SS.5 Individuals, Groups, and Institutions
NCSS - SS.6 Power, Authority, and Governance
NCSS - SS.8 Science, Technology, and Society
Ohio Revised Standards – Social Studies
Topic: Historical Thinking and Skills
• Content Statement 1: The use of primary and secondary sources of information includes an examination of the credibility of each source.
• Content Statement 2: Historians develop theses and use evidence to support or refute positions.
Contemporary World Issues
Topic: Civil and Human Rights
• Content statement 8: Beliefs about civil and human rights vary among social and governmental systems.
• Nations and international organizations pursue their own interests on issues related to civil and human rights, resulting in both conflict and cooperation particularly as it relates to injustices against minority groups.
Social-Emotional Learning Standards
Competency C: Social Awareness
• C1 1.d Evaluate verbal, behavioral, environmental, and situational cues that may influence the feelings of others.
• C3 1.d Examine and address explicit or implicit personal biases toward an individual or group
Competency D: Relationship skills
• D1 3.d Demonstrate responsible use of social and digital media and understand the potential impact on post-secondary goals
English-Language Arts Standards
Speaking and Listening
Comprehension and Collaboration