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What Do You See?

Using the Photo Analysis guide below, describe what you see when looking at photographs or viewing film clips.
Photo Analysis Guide
Observation Knowledge Interpretation
Describe exactly what you see in the photo.

What people and objects are shown?
How are they arranged?
What is the physical setting?
What other details can you see?

Summarize what you already know about the situation and time period shown, and the people and objects that appear. Say what you conclude from what you see.

What's going on in the picture?
Who are the people and what are they doing?
What might be the function of the objects?
What can we conclude about the time period?

Further Research: What questions has the photo raised? What are some sources you can use to find answers?


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