Newman to Now Lesson Plans

These lesson plans were developed by Shelby County School teachers in 2019 to accompany the Newman to Now Digital exhibit.

These lessons focuses on four photographs by Don Newman and four from Gary Walpole.  The specific photographs from the collection the Shelby County Court House, the Sterick Building, Central Station, First United Methodist Church.  Visual Art A addresses TN Visual Art Standard HS1.VA.P3.A, and Visual Art B addresses TN Visual Art Standard HS2.VA.Cr2.A.

This lesson focuses on the Overton Park Shell, utilizing three photographers, newspaper articles and other primary printed resources, and the virtual walking tour clip. It addresses TN US History Standards 71 and 76.

This lesson uses Overton Park Shell material from the exhibit as well as images and information about Mid-Century Modern buildings in Memphis. It addresses TN US History Standards 71 and 76.

DON NEWMAN