Lesson 5: Expressions in Photography

Looking at The Scream by Edvard Munch, children recreate the image adding an expressive photo self portrait to a background created in another medium

Learning Objectives

  • Taking photographs in different poses which show different expressions

  • Knowing that paintings and photographs can express emotion

  • Replicating the mood and expression of a painting

  • Editing photos successfully

Teacher Video: Expressions in photography

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