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Ode to Salvador Dali

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students translate Lorca's poem, Ode to Salvador Dali from Spanish and read their interpretations to the class. They discuss the lives and times of both Lorca and Dali.
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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...
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The Age of Confusion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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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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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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Landscapes: Real and Imagined

For Teachers 9th - 11th
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...
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George Orwell, Salvador Dali, and Censorship

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students express their views on censorship and read Orwell's essay about Dali. They examine other controversial pop culture figures and write about them.
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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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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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Dali and Velazquez

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners 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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Experimental and Documentary Films

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Some of the boldest films in history have been documentaries or experimental films. Explore non-narrative cinema and its avant-garde techniques with a short video about a creative faction in film history. Additionally, the video...
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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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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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Dali & Desnos

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore surreal art and poetry. For 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.
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Fantasy Visualization

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Young scholars 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...
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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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Surrealism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Introduce studio artists to the elements and principles of surrealism with a lesson that includes models of the works of famous surrealists. Class members then select a project from a menu and create their own film, poem, or...
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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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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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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 lesson, students discuss the elements of fantasy in Allegory of Air.  Students study the work of Salvador Dali and Mir to...
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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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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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"Shooting An Elephant": George Orwell's Essay on His Life in Burma

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High school readers examine George Orwell's essay "Shooting an Elephant" for examples of symbolism, metaphor, connotation, and irony. They analyze how these literary tools convey the writer's main point and contribute to the persuasive...

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