Salvador Dali Teacher Resources
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Give It All You’ve Got Heroes and Visual Art
Sure, your young artists probably know Van Gogh and Picasso, but are they equally as familiar with Frida Kahlo and Andy Warhol? Small groups examine the work of famous artists. Then, they create their own hero portraits in Cubist style...
5th Visual & Performing Arts
Spain & Catalonia - A Thematic Introduction to Salvador Dali
Young scholars examine the life of Salvador Dali and compare their cultures with that of Dali. On a map of Spain, they locate places where Dali lived and discuss his reasons for moving to various places.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Landscapes: Real and Imagined
Students examine three landscapes incorporating images from nature and the unconscious. In this art analysis lesson, students explore the artists' perception and impact on a subject. Students complete image based discussion and imagine...
9th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts
Look Before You Think: How To Appreciate a Painting
Students develop an elementary understanding of the history of art. They study the basic elements of a painting including perspective, composition, color, light and symbolism. They look at each selected painting and analyze it, moving...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Different Brush Strokes for Different Folks
Students examine the art of Salvador Dali and discuss the criteria for judging art. They select a painting by Dali and write an essay explaining what they like about it. They also write a letter to a friend or critic justifying their...
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Lesson Plans for Fantasy: Allegory of Air
Learners use combinations of real and imaginary objects to create illustrations for a book. In this Fantasy in art lesson, students discuss the elements of fantasy in Allegory of Air. Learners study the work of Salvador Dali and Mir to...
5th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts