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Lesson 1: Photograph Analysis Worksheet

Step 1: Observation
Study the photograph for two minutes. Form an overall impression of the photograph and then examine its details. Next, divide the photograph into quadrants and study each section to see what new details become visible.

Use the chart below to list people, objects, and activities in the photograph.

PeopleObjectsActivities
 

 

 

 

 

Step 2: Inference
Based on what you have observed above, list three things you might infer from this photograph.
 

 

 

 

 

Step 3: Questions
What questions does this photograph raise in your mind?
 

 

 

 

 

Where could you find answers to them?
 

 

 

 

 

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