History Explorer Podcast: Portraiture and Identity

Grade Range: 6-12
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media, Worksheets
Date Posted: 11/15/2011

In this episode of the History Explorer podcast series, Shannon Perich, curator in the Photographic Collection at the Museum examines three unique photographic portraits, showing how portraiture and the creation of an image between sitter and photographer, can be used to express many ideas, beyond that of simply a picture of an individual.  The resource includes both an audio and image-enhanced podcast, a teachers guide and a student worksheet. 

National Standards

Historical Thinking Standards (Grades 5-12)

Instructional Strategies