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Lesson: After Nature: Visions and Visionaries

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Build visual literacy, discussion, and critical thinking skills with an innovative art lesson. Young analysts discuss the use of decalcomania, surrealism, and automatism in various contemporary pieces, discuss constructed truth, and...
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Lesson: Double Album: Pick up the Right Things

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Kids consider contemporary art as a forum for modern culture. They engage in a discussion about poetry and art that expresses feelings of surrealism and schizophrenia. They then create a collection of material objects and compose a paper...
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Alice In Wonderland

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers compare and contrast surrealist paintings to Alice in Wonderland.  In this literature lesson, students examine surrealism paintings and apply those principles to Alice in Wonderland.  They explore how the artists and...
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Bringing Surrealism into the Digital Realm

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students write a three page article on two famous surrealist artist of their times. Then, they compare and contrast their similarities and document in the article website references used on footnotes. Students also use pre-existing...
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Daydreaming with Marc Chagall

For Teachers K - 6th
Explore the concepts of surrealism and cubism that Marc Chagall portrayed in his art. Your elementary artists will read articles about the artist and practice the methods used in surrealism and cubism.
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Lesson: Double Album: Sentence as Thought

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The cut-up technique invented by surrealist artist Tristan Tzara is the focus for today. Young artists examine the technique and analyze its use in relation to expressing and viewing the world. They then use a newspaper to create a...
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The Surreal Deal

For Teachers 10th - 12th
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.
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Found News Poems

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Combine informational text and creative writing with one fun activity! Middle and high schoolers write found poems based on newspaper headlines that they find. The resource includes a thorough lesson plan and many links to articles that...
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Spain & Catalonia - A Thematic Introduction to Salvador Dali

For Teachers 10th - 12th
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.
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Getting Animated

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students create a simple animation illustrating a chemical element in the periodic table. For this chemistry lesson plan, students create a new way to describe elements by using them in an artistic form.
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Marc Chagall / Magic Realism

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Surrealistic painters like Marc Chagall and Wendy Rouse show viewers an expansive world in a small area. Young artists have a opportunity to create their own surrealistic paintings in response to a study of works by Chagall and Rouse.
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Wide Awake Dreaming

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Pupils examine and discuss works of art by Juan Miro and other surrealist artists. They discuss paintings of Juan Miro, create a drawing of a dream-like creature, and write a description of their creature.
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Surrealism

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders research several surrealist artists, e.g. Dali, Magritte, etc., and analyze and compare their styles. They apply their knowledge to their own drawings in pastel of flowers and plants.
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Imagination Station: Introduction to Dali

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students take an imaginative examine the paintings of Salvador Dali and discuss their reactions to them. They respond creatively to a painting of their choice in written or visual art form.
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Surrealist Games

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students engage in a game of Exquisite Corpse. By looking at a painting by Ren?? Magritte and creating their own Surrealist "room," students further explore the Surrealist idea of placing common objects in unusual locations.
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Different Brush Strokes for Different Folks

For Teachers 10th - 12th
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...
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Look to your Dreams

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explore the life and Surrealist art of Salvador Dalí identify and discuss imaginative, impossible or unexpected elements in Surrealist artworks.
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Oh My Gosh, It's a Bosch

For Teachers K - 8th
Young scholars explore the art of Hieronymous Bosch. In this surreal art lesson, students look at paintings by the Dutch painter and then follow the provided steps to create their own surreal piece inspired by his works.
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Let's Call It Automatic

For Teachers 3rd - Higher Ed
Young scholars write whatever comes into their minds quickly and extend that strategy to art. They draw whatever ideas come to mind and students create in a stream of consciousness style. They listen to different types of music while...
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"Yellow Submarine"

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students are introduced to the fantasy film Yellow Submarine, a true masterpiece. They read and discuss the text before and after they see the film. Students view this lesson as a window into their music and the "Hippie" counterculture...
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French Impressionism

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Ah, Impressionism, one of the most studied genres of art. High schoolers study the works of the major French Impressionist painters: Renoir, Monet, Degas, Gauguin, Seurat, Toulouse-Lautrec, Utrillo, Pissarro, Cassatt, Morisot, and...
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Computer/Video Game Illustration

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students review catalogs of different types of video or computer games. In groups, they write an explanation for each game. They create a screen highlight from a game of their choice and illustrate it on a piece of construction paper....
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Oh Picasso!

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students identify the painter Picasso as a famous Spanish cultural figure, name at least one of Picasso's painting styles and describe aspects of Picasso's Blue Period. They create their own Blue Period inspired work of art.
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Look to Your Dreams

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Pupils research the life of surrealist artist Salvador Dali and create their own "surreal" art in the form of a collage, based upon their dreams or fantasies.