Images from the collection, Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Black-and-White Negatives, provide visual images to introduce and spark curiosity about Jacob Have I Loved by Katherine Paterson, a novel about jealousy set on an island in the Chesapeake Bay in the early 1940s.
Students will be able to:
- develop a visual image of the place described in words in their reading;
- develop a visual image of the activities described in the book and in their further studies of the Chesapeake Bay;
- develop a visual image of costume and appearance of the time.
Recommended Grade Level
- Arts & Culture
- Great Depression and WWII, 1929-1945
Kathy Isaacs, American Memory Fellow, 1999