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Visual Arts Careers: Video-Based Career Exploration Lesson

Grade Level Grades 3-12
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Career Girls Empowerment Lesson Video Series:
Visual Arts Careers (1:38 sec)

An art curator, a photographer, producer, and film director share why they are passionate about using images to tell a story.

“There is something incredible to me about that moment when I look at a photograph and connect with it.” That’s how a photography curator role model explains why she loves her career in visual arts. An assistant director role model is passionate about her job behind the camera because that’s where a lot of the creative control is when making a film.

Use the resources here to learn more about why a career in the visual arts might be for you!

Empowerment Lesson Video:Watch this short video as a jumping-off point for in-depth learning experiences using the resources below.

Fun Page Activity: Discover the visual artist in you with an activity that lets you use pictures to tell stories.

Independent Learning Guide: Watch the video, then use this guide to learn more from a photographer, producer, and other real-life role models about opportunities for girls who are interested in the visual arts. This all-purpose guide can also be used by educators, parents, and mentors to jumpstart a lively discussion about reasons to pursue a career in the visual arts, including so that more women's voices are heard.

Classroom Lesson Plan: This step-by-step lesson plan is available to guide a more in-depth "before, during, and after" learning experience when viewing the video with students. This lesson plan is also suitable for use in after-school programs and other educational settings.

Standards

Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.
Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 6 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 7 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 8 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

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