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34 resources with the concept costumes

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Costume Exploration

For Teachers 10th - 12th
What a great lesson, upper graders are sure to love. They explore costume design and the relationships between theatre, culture, and history. They research three time periods, write a response about two of them, then create a composit...
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Fact Sheet: Costumes and Cosmetics

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Theatre producers in Shakespeare's time didn't have the special effects that are common today, so they had to get creative. Using the handout, pupils explore the topic of costume design. Additionally, readers learn about the stage makeup...
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Developing Theater Literacy

For Students K - 12th Standards
The second lesson in a five-lesson theatre arts unit focuses on developing a grade level appropriate understanding of dramatic text elements, of theater history, and of the purposes of theater performance.
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Theater Making: Acting

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Theater comes alive for actors of all ages through the activities packed in a dynamic dramatic arts resource. Lessons for early elementary learners focus on creative play and improvisation. Middle school lessons focus on vocal and...
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Lesson 2- Costume Design

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Clothes might not make the man but they certainly do help an actor create a character. How costume designers employ the same elements of design found in sets (line, color, texture, shape) to realize a character is the focus of a lesson...
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Drama: A Warm-Up Routine

For Teachers 8th
Marketing, lighting, setting the stage, and a script. It sounds like we're going to be putting on a show! Your enthusiastic young actors research pop culture in all its facets, then set to work to write a polished script and perform an...
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Costume for an Inaugural Ball

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students research fashions past and present. They design period costumes for inaugural balls, using color, patterns, shapes and researched information. In addition, they discuss the natural resources, technology and other factors that...
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Creating Stage Designs that Reflect

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers identify and research cultural, historical, and symbolic clues in dramatic texts. They demonstrate knowledge of research sources.
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Anything Fabric

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students participate in a circle activity in which a piece of fabric is passed from student to student. They each tell something that the fabric could be such as a bonnet or turban. They use their imagination as they determine what the...
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Water Water Water - Costume Designing

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create costumes using recycled materials determined beforehand by the teacher in this High School Drama/Art lesson on costume designing. The example lesson is based around the title of "Water, Water, Water" but can be adapted...
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Costume And Make-Up Shakespeare Style

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create original costumes and make-up for a puppet presentation of a scene from Shakespeare in this week long creative project. Performances of the Shakespeare scenes end this lesson geared towards state and national standards...
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Garbage Bag Costume Creation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create plastic bag costumes for a short scene developed in the classroom. Performances and assessment occur at the end of this quick instructional activity. A very creative mini-project for theatre arts classes.
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Paper Plays

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students consider alternate uses of everyday items and create costumes and props from these items for skits to entertain Students.
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Macbeth: Shakespeare for Elementary Students (Elementary, Literature)

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners act out a fully realized Shakespearean play designed to be utilized by mid level elementary students.
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What Can I Be?

For Teachers Pre-K - K
It's that time of year again: Halloween! Does your class know how they're going to dress for this festive celebration? Watch this video with your class to help inspire them.
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In Production

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners explore play writing and production. In this career education and literacy lesson, students work in groups to write a vignette about a chosen career. Learners write scripts, design costumes, and paint scenery.
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Flower Mask

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this coloring worksheet, students create a flower mask by first coloring the many flowers and plants on the mask pattern. Students cut out the mask and attach the ties.
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One Of A Kind

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students explore current fashion trends. As a class, they discuss the statements that a dress makes, brand names, and cultural trends. Fashions from other cultures are observed and discussed by students. In pairs, students create...
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Creating Opera

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students study the how music enhances drama in opera. They work in small groups to develop a short story that would be enhanced with music, costumes and props. They perform their operas for classmates and others.
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Costume Building with Recyclable Items

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students create costumes that match a description of a character using only recyclable objects.
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Clothing

For Teachers 5th - 12th
As part of an investigation of the folk traditions of their area, class members research the articles of clothing worn at earlier times, the fibers and materials, and the machinery used to produce these items. In addition, class members...
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Costumes

For Students 6th - 8th
In this theater worksheet, middle schoolers find the words related to the subject of costumes for a play. The answers are found while clicking the button at the bottom of the page.
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Dress-up to the Olde Masters

For Teachers K - 4th
Students examine paintings. Wearing costumes, students imitate a scene from a great painting. Students create a story and a series of scenes that demonstrate the painting. Students act out a series of scenes from the story they created.
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Symbolism in the Beijing Opera

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine examples of symbolism represented in the Beijing Opera. They analyze the uses of color in symbolism.