Starting with the Block Island National Wildlife Refuge Quarter, students will learn and demonstrate different techniques for photographing wildlife. Students will identify foreground and background in a composition.
Starting with the Cumberland Island National Seashore Quarter, students will identify animals living on Cumberland Island. Students will use reading skills and write a friendly letter to display and deepen their understanding.
The teacher will introduce the concept of lighthouses and the lighthouse keepers who helped guide ships to safety. Students will research how lighthouse keepers lived and learn about their daily tasks. Students will compare the life of a lighthouse keeper with their own life and share findings through a project of their choice.