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Museum Home Education Search Lesson Plans All Curricula About Life: The Photographs of Dorothea Lange Curriculum Lesson Plans
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Developed in conjunction with an exhibition at the Getty Center from October 15, 2002 through February 9, 2003, these lessons allow students to visualize history and explore their own creativity through art and writing activities.

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Journey and Change: The Migrant and Immigrant Experience
Grades/Level: Middle School (6–8), High School (9–12)
Subjects: English—Language Arts
Lesson Overview: Students examine two of Dorothea Lange's photographs in relation to the universal theme of a journey. They make connections between the photographs and poems about journey and write about a journey in their own lives.

Highway West / Lange

Lange & Steinbeck: Pictures and Words
Grades/Level: Middle School (6–8), High School (9–12)
Subjects: English—Language Arts
Lesson Overview: Students pair Dorothea Lange's photographs with passages from John Steinbeck's novel The Grapes of Wrath. Students create an oral group presentation and discuss the relationship between the images and text.

Dust Bowl Refugees / Lange

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