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Modern Art and Ideas

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The Museum of Modern Art provides this educators' guide to Dada and Surrealism. Featuring the works of such artists as Jean Arp, Salvador Dali, Joan Miro, and Meret Oppenheim among others, the guide is ideal for art history and...
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Landscapes: Real and Imagined

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students examine three landscapes incorporating images from nature and the unconscious. For this art analysis lesson, students explore the artists' perception and impact on a subject. Students complete image based discussion and imagine...
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Give It All You’ve Got Heroes and Visual Art

For Teachers 5th
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...
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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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Dali & Desnos

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore surreal art and poetry. In this visual arts lesson, students examine works by André Breton, Robert Desnos, Salvador Dalí, and Joan Miro. High schoolers then apply the techniques in the works they analyze to their...
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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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Art

For Students 7th - 9th
For this artistic knowledge worksheet, students examine and discuss the concept of art. Students take a quiz to see how much they know about art history, and discuss questions pertaining to the rights that museums have regarding famous...
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Cast of Characters Lesson Plan: Comparing Artists

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students choose an artist, examine a painting, read a statement of the artist and their biography. They research the artist using the World Wide Web, books, encyclopedias, art, prints or magazines. They write an essay using their notes.
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Elephants

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore elephants.  In this elephant art lesson, students compare Asian and African elephants, and draw an elephant by following step by step instructions from the teacher.
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Look Before You Think: How To Appreciate a Painting

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Dali and Velazquez

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils examine the paintings of Dali and Velazquez and write about the physical characteristics, colors, and shapes of the works. They describe their paintings orally in Spanish.
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Oh My Gosh, It's a Bosch

For Teachers K - 8th
Students explore the art of Hieronymous Bosch. In this surreal art instructional activity, 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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Lesson Plans for Fantasy: Allegory of Air

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students use combinations of real and imaginary objects to create illustrations for a book.  In this Fantasy in art instructional activity, students discuss the elements of fantasy in Allegory of Air.  Students study the work of Salvador...
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Fantasy Visualization

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students 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...
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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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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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The Dream Getaway

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students observe images of amazing places, either real, or imagined by Rene Magritte, Salvador Dali, and Ansel Adams. They think about a time when they wanted to escape and where they wanted to go. They draw their getaway and then...
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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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Anamorphosis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students classify optical illusions according to their distinguishing characteristics. They create anamorphic art and use Mylar flexible mirrors to view and then they describe and analyze the optical illusion.
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Dali's The Persistence of Memory

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders observe the use of line, light and color in the painting. They identify the foreground, middle ground and background of the painting. They create a surreal drawing or picture.
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Surrealism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A study of the Surrealist Movement can lead students on an exploration of art, philosophy, and culture.
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Look to Your Dreams

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students 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.
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George Orwell's Essay on his Life in Burma: "Shooting an Elephant"

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students read George Orwell's essay "Shooting an Elephant" as an analysis for the historical context. In this historical analysis lesson, students analyze the main points in the essay to identify its cultural and historical context....
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Famous Artists Lapbook

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Create mini books with some of the most beautiful and well-known masterpieces of our time. Learners read short paragraphs about famous artists such as Pablo Picasso, Leonardo da Vinci, and Johannes Vermeer, and create different kinds of...