Preview (Mac), or other photo-editing software
20-25 minutes for initial discussion time and brainstorming
Students’ preparation time will vary
Class presentation times will vary
1. Ask students to find a photo which can be used to show one their family or cultural traditions.
In class in pairs, have students share with one partner about their photos. This will serve as brainstorming for captions.
2. Ask students to spend some time in class writing short captions.
3. As homework, students should import their photos into PowerPoint and create captions using the drawing tools. Alternately, Mac users can use Preview’s drawing tools.
4. Students will present their work to the whole class by projecting their captioned photos and giving a brief oral presentation.
Below is an example:
Some students may lack the technological knowledge to complete this assignment. This may require extensive instructor support. Additionally, food and holiday related vocabulary is needed.