How the Other Half Lives, Jacob Riis

Guided Reading Questions



"How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements"
From Scribner's Magazine, December, 1889 as originally published.


Useful Websites


Masters of Photography, Jacob Riis
http://www.masters-of-photography.com/R/riis/riis.html

Jacob Riis, Immigration to the United States Resources, Harvard University Open Collections Program
http://ocp.hul.harvard.edu/immigration/people_riis.html

Documenting "The Other Half:" The Social Reform Photography of Jacob Riis and Lewis Hine
http://xroads.virginia.edu/~MA01/Davis/photography/riis/riis.html


The Tenement Museum
http://www.tenement.org/

Photograph Analysis
National Archives and Records Administration Photograph Analysis Worksheet
http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/worksheets/photo.html

Primary Source Learning Photograph Analysis Worksheets
http://www.primarysourcelearning.org/tps/step1/workshop/2/m_a/psi/images/lesson9/photograph_analysis_sheet.pdf
http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/worksheets/photo_analysis_worksheet.pdf

Visible Thinking, Project Zero, Harvard University
See Think Wonder Explanation:
http://www.pz.harvard.edu/vt/VisibleThinking_html_files/03_ThinkingRoutines/03c_Core_routines/SeeThinkWonder/SeeThinkWonder_Routine.html
See, Think, Wonder Worksheet
http://www.teachersdomain.org/assets/wgbh/echo07/echo07_doc_lpaisee/echo07_doc_lpaisee.pdf