Salvador Dali Teacher Resources
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Early Modern Art
Whether you are teaching an art class or world history class, this presentation will appeal to viewers' creative minds and receptive eyes. With brief explanations on Cubism, Expressionism, Surrealism, Dada, and Bauhaus as representations of the five central themes in early modern art, the slides let the vivid images of Picasso, Dali, and Matisse (among others) do the talking.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads
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 and display them in a gallery walk.
5th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 30 Downloads
The Age of Confusion
According to the presentation, the age of confusion was marked by a very specific set of art and philosophical movements. Take a visual trip, and explore expressionism, cubism, Dada, Bauhaus, existentialism, and the new modes of understanding that defined early 20th Century art.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
Spain & Catalonia - A Thematic Introduction to Salvador Dali
Students 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 10 Views 32 Downloads
Learners view and discuss a selection of paintings from Salvador Dali, Rene Magritte, and other Surrealist artists. They play a game in which each person in a group writes a sentence and passes it on to the next person without letting them see.
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 11 Downloads
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 spending a day in the landscape art.
9th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 16 Downloads
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 from first impressions to a more detailed examination.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 13 Views 22 Downloads
The Surreal Deal
Students examine the art-historical contexts used by Salvador Dali and identify examples of them. They explore surrealism by playing the game Exquisite Corpse, automatic writing or drawing, and dream illustration. They tour the Dali Museum.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 29 Downloads
Place Value & Picasso
Place value to the millions is the focus of this math instructional activity. Third and fourth graders investigate multiple ways to represent a number. They examine place value while studying factual information about Pablo Picasso. Resources are provided.
3rd - 5th Math 153 Views 973 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Dali & Desnos
Students explore surreal art and poetry. In this visual arts lesson, students examine works by André Breton, Robert Desnos, Salvador Dalí, and Joan Miro. Students then apply the techniques in the works they analyze to their own poetry.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 2 Downloads
Different Brush Strokes for Different Folks
Pupils 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 position.
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Ambassadors of Art
Have your class create their own art exhibit. Learners study the exchange of artwork between the Louvre in Paris and two American art museums, and create an introductory exhibit featuring European and American art from the Renaissance through the 20th century.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 27 Views 95 Downloads
Lesson Plans for Fantasy: Allegory of Air
Students use combinations of real and imaginary objects to create illustrations for a book. In this Fantasy in art lesson plan, students discuss the elements of fantasy in Allegory of Air. Students study the work of Salvador Dali and Mir to use as inspiration as they create their own illustrations for a book.
5th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 15 Downloads