Durham based photographer, Marthanna Yater, whose work has been honored with the highest achievements in black and white photography, specializes in capturing storytelling images in organic settings. She delights in seeing and photographing, children in the elements during moments of discovery. Yater holds a B.S. in Human Development with graduate studies in Early Childhood Education. She recently spent time in rural Iowa teaching photography, experimental art, storytelling and writing to homeschooled children of the corn. ARTS-CURRICULUM INTEGRATION: (VISUAL ART) (PHOTOGRAPHY) (SOCIAL STUDIES) (LANGUAGE ARTS)
GRADES: Pre-K K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Seeing You, Seeing Me: Literacy Through Photography
Children will learn to read photographs and explore their identity through self-portraits. They will tell their own stories and create a booklet. Students will also photograph family, friends, and their environment to better understand others. Workshop Lesson Plan
Max Participants: 8 is ideal, (flexible), please call to discuss
Duration: 60 minutes
Special Requirements: Classroom with a table and chairs that will accommodate eight students and two instructors and space for a computer, printer and to place cameras. Equipment needed. Electrical outlets, extension cords, laptop which I will bring, SD memory card reader, portable printer and paper. Paper to create zines/booklets, markers, point and shoot cameras, provided, screen for projection.