Refine Your Results

Now... gain access to over 2 Million curated educational videos and 500,000 educator reviews to free & open educational resources

Get a 10 Day Free Trial

23 resources with the keyterm surrealism

Videos (Over 2 Million Educational Videos Available)
The Secret World of Animal Sleep 101 Sleepless on the Savanna Video
3:42
The Secret World of Animal Sleep 101...
Who was Frederick Douglass? Video
3:07
Who was Frederick Douglass?
Language and Creativity Video
5:25
Language and Creativity
Other Resource Types (23)
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Rhythm and Improv, Jazz and Poetry

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Connect the ideas of jazz improvisation and art to writing poetry. Learners collaborate and write different lines of poetry, imitating the jazz styles of improvisation and freewriting. Take a close look at the poems "Tenebrae" by Yusef...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

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...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Lesson: After Nature: Visions and Visionaries

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Build visual literacy, discussion, and critical thinking skills with an innovative art lesson plan. Young analysts discuss the use of decalcomania, surrealism, and automatism in various contemporary pieces, discuss constructed truth, and...
+
PPT
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Early Modern Art

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
+
PPT
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Paul Klee - Swiss Artist

For Teachers 3rd - Higher Ed
Bring the art of Paul Klee, the famous Swiss artist, into your classroom. Ten of Klee's most-famous works are featured throughout the presentation. Learners will be able to analyze the composition, line, color choice, and his modern take...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

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.
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

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.
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

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.
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Wide Awake Dreaming

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students 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.
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Escape from Reality: Miro and Surrealism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the artwork of Joan Miro. In this art appreciation lesson, students research the life and work of Miro as a surreal artist. Students create their own surreal art as they follow Miro's techniques.
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Dali & Desnos

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars explore surreal art and poetry. In this visual arts lesson, students examine works by André Breton, Robert Desnos, Salvador Dalí, and Joan Miro. Young scholars then apply the techniques in the works they analyze to their...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Beginning with Bosch

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students explore surrealism through the artwork of Hieronymus Bosch. For this surrealism lesson, students understand the characteristics of the art of Bosch and create an original artwork and poem to go with it.
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Beginning with Bosch

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students become familiar with surrealism through the artwork of Hieronymus Bosch. In this Bosch lesson, students explore symmetry and surrealism. Students create step by drawings on the computer in the style of Hieronymus Bosch. Students...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

The Surreal World

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of Surrealism and how it can be expressed in various art forms. They next create a Surrealist collage, and engage in a Surrealist process to invent a title for their work. They critique a class exhibition of...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Alice In Wonderland

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils compare and contrast surrealist paintings to Alice in Wonderland.  In this literature lesson plan, students examine surrealism paintings and apply those principles to Alice in Wonderland.  They explore how the artists and author...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Stephen Crane - Surrealism and the Antihero

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students analyze the work of Stephen Crane as a instructional activity on surrealism and an antihero. In this surrealism instructional activity, students complete discuss activities for the topic. Students then analyze Crane's poetry,...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

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...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

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...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Forest and Tapestry Pod and Nude in Open hand

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars discuss and analyze examples of surrealist paintings and photographs from the LACMA collection. Students comprehend the basic tenets and history of the surrealism. They research a surrealist artist they want to emulate in...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Let's Call It Automatic

For Teachers 3rd - Higher Ed
Students 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 drawing.
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Surreal Hands

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Students compare and contrast various forms of artistic expression. They examine the similarities and differences of how various artists worked.
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

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.
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

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.