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Objectives: Students will understand the difference between a caption and text for a photo essay.

Activities: • Use to look at pictures with captions. Use the photo gallery on the site. • Read the captions. Discussthe difference between a caption and a photo essay test. • Pick a picture and write photo essay text for it.

Snow covers the upper portion of the Helderberg Mountains as the fall colored leaves still show on the lower portion of the range near Altamont on October 29, 2008. (Skip Dickstein / Times Union)

Brian Bateman poses with pumpkins he carved featuring images of presidential candidates John McCain, left, and Barack Obama, right, Tuesday in Albany. Bateman, a product development analyst at the New York State Industries for the Disabled, has been showing his pumpkin politicians at festivals. (Cindy Schultz / Times Union)

Stephen Coughlin of Mohonasen, left, and Chris Meade of Burnt Hills - Ballston Lake battle for the ball during their Class A boys sectional Soccer game at Mohonasen High School in Rotterdam, Thursday, Oct. 23. (Hans Pennink / Times Union)