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Realism and Fantasy with Art

Realism and Fantasy with Art
Realism and Fantasy with Art
Realism and Fantasy with Art
Realism and Fantasy with Art
Realism and Fantasy with Art
Realism and Fantasy with Art
Realism and Fantasy with Art
Realism and Fantasy with Art
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Realism and fantasy are the focus of this “looking at art” activity that integrates Art with Language Arts and addresses visual literacy skills.

In fiction, realism and fantasy are created with words that create images. In art, realism and fantasy are created with the images themselves. In this activity, students look at Surrealistic art with an eye toward delineating what can be and what cannot be.

***This lesson is included in the “Learn Language Arts Strategies with Art” series***

This lesson includes

- suggested art works especially suited to distinguishing between realism and fantasy
- summary of the general procedure
- list of materials needed and preparation required
- step-by-step directions for looking at art
- suggested questions for art observation
- suggestions for extending the lesson with art and reading
- list of related resources to enhance the lesson
- a student response worksheet that can be used for identifying realism and fantasy

This comprehensive lesson is designed to address language arts skills along with art appreciation and art analysis. Extensions can expand the lesson into art technique and art history.

********** PLEASE NOTE ***********

This lesson is one in a series in which students are engaged in art observation activities that focus on specific skills including compare and contrast, fact and opinion, main idea and details, making generalizations, making inferences, vocabulary learning strategies, and more.

Get the complete BUNDLED collection here:
Learn Language Arts Strategies With Art - BUNDLE

Related resources to use with this activity:

See Artist Biographies for Kids for a selection of one-page artist biographies and accompanying student response worksheets.

Download the free resource Looking at Art with Kids for additional ideas and suggestions for using art observations across the curriculum.

Related art lessons to use for exending this lesson:

Chagall-Inspired Surrealistic Drawing
Picasso-Inspired Abstract Face Drawing

For more art-integration ideas and suggestions, download my free resource:
Making Time For Art


Creating Art With Kids and Share2Learn resources are designed to focus primarily on the creative process. They are intended to be open-ended enough to encourage student creativity and detailed enough to give teachers clear direction.

Visit my blog, Creating Art With Kids, for detailed descriptions and helpful tips about the teaching process for many of my art lessons.


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