U.S. high school students will have free digital access to the New York Times through September 1, 2021.

1. After looking closely at the above image (or the full size image), think about these three questions:

2. Next, join the conversation by clicking the Comment button and posting in the box on the right. (Students 13 and older are welcome to comment, but teachers of younger students are welcome to post what their students have to say.)

3. After posting, try reading back to see what others have said, then respond to another person by posting another comment. Use the Reply button or the @ symbol to address this student directly.

Every Monday our representative, Visual Thinking Strategies, will enable a discussion from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern Time by paraphrasing comments and linking them with responses to deepen student understanding. You can use their answers as models for your own.

4th On Thursday afternoon, we will post more information about the photo at the end of this post. How does reading the caption and learning the backstory help you see the picture differently?


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