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Additional Lessons 11 - 20 of 28 for Salvador Dali
  11.   Van Gogh-Getters
...Dr. Gachet" sell for in 1990? How does this reinforce the idea of van Gogh as a tragic artist? 3. On the board, brainstorm a list of famous artists. Some suggestions may include Leonardo DaVinci, Michelangelo, Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Claude Monet, Edouard Manet, Francisco Goya, Marc Chagall, Salvador Dali and Georgia O'Keefe. Have students divide into pairs or groups of three, and have each group select a different artist from the list. Explain to students that they will be researching the lives and works of their chosen artists and then creating pieces of art in their artist's style that reflects an event in thei...
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    Grade Level: 6-12

  12.   Alice In Wonderland
...wanted to capture that which is beyond reality, a super reality, or, in French, surr?alit? - hence, the English term surrealism. 3. The next step is to show students examples of surrealist paintings from the 1920s and 1930s. Famous examples include The Persistence of Memory and many other works by Salvador Dali and The False Mirror, Time Transfixed, and many other works by Ren? Magritte - as well as paintings by Max Ernst and David Alfaro Siqueiros. Ask students which elements in these paintings are as bizarre as the events and juxtapositions in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. In answering, students will no doubt comm...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  13.   Spanish/European Influence on Hispanic Culture
...Spanish locations museums architecture bullfighting, flamenco Europeans other than Spaniards in the Caribbean and south America background on Cervantes Texts and Materials: What will students read, study, examine , overview? Ariel, bilingual Spain book, reading maps regions flashcards Antoni Gaudi Salvador Dali Pablo Picasso. Christopher Columbus Diary. Internet research Sequence of Lessons Power point slideshow video on Pablo Picasso video on Salvador Dali travel video to Spain maps and direction giving regions of Spain famous Spaniards architectural influence Ferdinand and Isabella and the black legend of Spain Las Ca...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  14.   Artists in History
...and information computer generated or NEATLY hand printed OR PowerPoint with slides printed out and handed in. Time for oral presentation is minimum 5 minutes. Write or print out what you intend to say and rehearse it before your presentation. Do NOT select Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Picasso, Salvador Dali, Andy Warhol, Van Gogh or Georgia O'Keefe. Follow up assignment: A work of art created by you that is in the "style" of the artist you have chosen. Do NOT copy their work, your piece must be original. Grading Criteria Oral Presentation: 50 points (thorough, accurate information) Poster/PowerPoint Presentation: 25...
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    Grade Level: K-12

  15.   The Surreal World
...available on the WebMuseum from Paris. Surealisme! (http://pharmdec.wustl.edu/juju/surr/surrealism.html) contains definition, imags, Surrealist games, poetry, music and links. Surrealism: 1924-1940 (http://www.ee.pdx.edu/~igal/visocomm/surreali.html) contains a summary of the movement and images by Salvador Dali. Academic Content Standards: Grades 9-12 Language Arts Standard 1- Demonstrates competence in the general skills and strategies of the writing process. Benchmarks: Writes compositions that are focused for different audiences; Writes compositions that fulfill different purposes; Writes expository compositions; Wri...
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    Grade Level: 6-12

  16.   Discovering Dynamic Decades
...lab or seek after-school help. Internet Access Lists of Writers, Artists, and Musicians Writers Artists Musicians Ernest Hemingway Pablo Picasso Glenn Miller T.S. Eliot Henri Matisse Jacques Ibert Aldous Huxley Kathe Kollwitz Serge Prokofiev Italo Calvino Max Beckmann George Gershwin Bertolt Brecht Salvador Dali Aaron Copland Jack Kerouac Andy Warhol Gunther Shuller Allen Ginsberg George Segal Pierre Boulez Yevgeny Yevtushenko Robert Rauschenberg Peter, Paul, & Mary James Baldwin Claes Oldenburg Bob Dylan Kurt Vonnegut Jasper Johns The Who This is just a sample list of people to research; one could go on and on with the...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  17.   The Dream Getaway
...st. Keywords: fantasy, utopia, model, dream, landscape, ideal, escape, sculpture, surrealism, imagination, metaphor, environment, construct, 3D modeling, imaginary, miniature, selfinvestigation Body: 1. Show students images of amazing places, real or imagined. You might find images by Ren Magritte, Salvador Dali, and Ansel Adams useful here. 2. Hand out pencils and inexpensive paper such as newsprint. Ask students to think about a time that they have wanted to escape the world as it is. Where did they want to go? Ask them to think about what they would need and want in this escape world. Explain that they are going to co...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  18.   Ambassadors of Art
...American Artist: Mary Cassatt -Post-Impressionism Artists: Paul Cezanne, Vincent van Gogh, Paul Gaugin -Expressionism Artists: Henri Matisse, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Emil Nolde -Abstraction and Cubism Artists: Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, Marc Chagall, Piet Mondrian -Surrealism Artists: Max Ernst, Salvador Dali, Joan Miro, Paul Klee -Abstract Expressionism American Artists: Arshile Gorky, Jackson Pollock, Lee Krasner -Harlem Renaissance American Artists: Jacob Lawrence, James Van Der Zee, Lois Jones -Pop Art American Artists: Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol -Photorealism Artists: Don Eddy, Audrey Flack, Chuc...
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    Grade Level: 6-12

  19.   Get Surreal
...themes reflected by some of these artists? q. How did Boris Margo help the Surrealist movement? r. Why does the exhibit devote a special section for the California Post-Surrealists? s. What are some differences between the beginning and ending sections of the gallery? t. Who does Ms. Dervaux call "Dali's most successful American follower"? Which other artists might have deserved this distinction? 3. Explain to students that they will be further exploring the Surrealism movement, in the spirit of the new exhibit, to create audio guides. Divide the class into pairs and allow each pair to select a different artist mentione...
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    Grade Level: 6-12

  20.   Back to the Drawing Board
...te a children's book and illustrate it in the style of a favorite artist. Try to match the theme with the artistic style (e.g., a book about favorite foods could include Andy Warhol-like paintings of cans of various foods, and a book about a strange dream might be illustrated in he surreal style of Salvador Dali). Science- Learn about one of da Vinci's scientific inventions (a good reference on da Vinci's machines is ( http://www.museoscienza.org/english/)). Then interview an engineer about the difference between today's version and da Vinci's. How much is still based on da Vinci's original sketches and explanations? Wer...
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    Grade Level: 6-12


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