Photograph Analysis Worksheet
Step 1. Observation
A. Study the photograph for 2 minutes. Form an overall
impression of the photograph and then examine individual
Next, divide the photo into quadrants and study each section to see what new details become visible.
B. Below list people, objects, and activities in the photograph.
Step 2. Inference
Based on what you have observed above, list three
things you might infer from this photograph.
Step 3. Questions
A. What questions does this photograph raise in your mind?
B. Where could you find answers to them?
Adapted from the design developed by the Education Staff,
National Archives and Records Administration,
Washington, DC 20408.