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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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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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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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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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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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Garbage Bag Costume Creation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars create plastic bag costumes for a short scene developed in the classroom. Performances and assessment occur at the end of this quick lesson. A very creative mini-project for theatre arts classes.
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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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For Students 6th - 8th
In this theater worksheet, students 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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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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ARTSEDGE: Creating Costumes

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Young designers examine famous monarch portraits and costume books, create a design for the emperor, examine fabric samples and choose a type and color for their costume. They sketch the costume and present it in a class fashion show.
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Rabbit Costumes

For Teachers 6th Standards
How many rabbit costumes can be made? This is the focus question of an activity that requires scholars to use multiplication and division of fractions to solve a real-world problem. They determine the amount of fabric necessary for eight...
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Costume Designer

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Joanne Martin, Costume Shop Supervisor, demonstrates what she does at Santa Clara University. She shares step-by-step tasks when creating a costume for an upcoming dance performance.
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For Teachers Higher Ed
Students demonstrate a knowledge of basic costume design and history by presenting a research board and a design for a play studied by the class. They demonstrate an understanding of basic body drawing by creating a body which they will...
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Creating a Costume Book for the Opera Don Pasquale

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students listen to and watch the opera, Don Pasquale, by Donizetti. They discuss the importance of sets and costumes in an opera and then, with a partner, design a period costume for each of the main characters in the opera.
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Paper Plays

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners consider alternate uses of everyday items and create costumes and props from these items for skits to entertain Students.
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Halloween Costume Survey

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore Halloween by creating a graph. In this data analysis instructional activity, 1st graders examine the many costumes worn by their classmates to celebrate Halloween. Students create bar graphs based on a student...
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In Production

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore play writing and production. In this career education and literacy lesson, students work in groups to write a vignette about a chosen career. Students write scripts, design costumes, and paint scenery.
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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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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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Designing the World of Film

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Some jobs in film production are more obvious than others. The director directs, the cinematographer films, and the special effects people create those tricky effects. But who designs the mise-en-scene, who structures the set, and who...
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Set and Prop Design

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What's the difference between set dressing and a prop? Between a costume accessory and a personal prop? As part of their study of set and prop design, class members engage in a series of activities that prepare them to design a prop for...
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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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Halloween Costume

For Students K - 3rd
In this Halloween instructional activity, students write or draw to respond to three different prompts. Students write/draw about their Halloween costume, what it would look like and their Halloween gift. This is a great instructional...
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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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