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A "Photo Essay" is a writing piece that is heavily supported by images.

Steps and Dates:

 Step Description Due Date
Think of a topic.  
 I'd like it to be about you in some way; an interest, an experience, a view that you have.  
It can be about a "thing" or an interest, only if it contains more information about you than it does about the thing.  
In other words, if your topic is mountain biking, the photo-essay should focus on rides you've done and bikes you've had/built, rather than just an informative piece about mountain bikes or rides. Browse the samples below.
 Monday, September 18, 2017
Create a doc.
Create a Google doc, make it "anyone with the link" can view.  
On your doc, put in the title, insert a two-column table.  
One side of each row will be for the images and the other side will be for the text.  
Add "placeholder" text and/or images to indicate the content of each row and their order.  
Next, copy the address of your doc, go to this document and  fill in your row of the table.
 Wednesday, September 20, 2017
 3 and 4
Add images and text.
Use images and text to tell a story or inform your reader in a logical and intentional sequence.  
Write the text portion so that the whole thing can be read without looking at the images, and it would still make sense and sound good.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 
Print your draft (ok if b/w) and work with an editor to improve your writing.  
The age of the editor doesn't matter, but you'll need to work with someone who will be able to help you make substantial improvements in structure, voice, word choice, and style (not just mechanics).  Keep these paper edits
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Turn it in
No need to print your final product because it should already be linked from the chart below. Friday, September 29, 2017


Room 25 Photo Essays