Following on from my previous post, I think I have finished planning my grade 8 unit on documentary photography. I have decided to let the kids brainstorm, plan & decide what they would like to document. My only worry is that it will have to be done during their time outside of school, while we develop skills and critique in the classroom. *Fingers crossed.* I have set the summative task like this (click on the picture to enlarge it):
I am hoping the students realise that anything can be documented photographically. I am also assuming that most may choose an aspect of family life or locale, which is OK. To assist them, I’ve come up with the following planning sheet below. I intend to use this as part of their assessment as well. (If you wish, you may also view/download the doc via Google here.) Apologies also for the size of the Issuu embed, but it is not allowing me to change the size : (
My next step is to now write the rubric. If you have any feedback, constructive criticisms or advice to add, please do feel free to drop me a line in the comments.