This lesson explores several of the themes in the seriesTHE NATIONAL PARKS: AMERICA'S BEST IDEA by comparing the works of artists and photographers who documented and interpreted the spectacular scenery of the Parks during the 19th and 20th centuries. At the end of their viewing and research, students will analyze how artists and photographers contributed to chronicling the imagery of the national parks and brought awareness to Americans of the importance of the region or the park.
National Parks: Images of the Parks
Subject English Language Arts — Writing • Social Studies — Geography
Grade Level Grades 6-8
Resource Type Lesson Plan