How to Read a Photograph: Pre-Visit

Unit: From Barter to Big Business

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Destination(s)

Philipsburg Manor Upper Mills

(914) 631-3992
381 North Broadway

Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591
http://www.hudsonvalley.org/historic-sites/philipsburg-manor

County

Westchester

Grades

4th Grade

Author

Gwen Kopeinig and Diane Moller

Summary

The ability to "read" and interpret primary sources can enhance our understanding of history and the work historians do. This lesson uses photographs to help students learn these skills. It can be used to introduce a visit to Philipsburg or Lyndhurst manor or can be taught independently. More Overview