Drama Lesson | Costume Design with Halloween Characters

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6th - 7th, Homeschool
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This two-day lesson on costume design is scary fun! Teach about costume design through Halloween characters and give your students an opportunity to be designers as well as study it. The product is broken in to two class periods, although it could be used for a one-day exploration of the subject. Part of two bundles: Bundle Halloween Theme and also Halloween Exercises (Save Money!)

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Gifted students in grades 4 and 5 may enjoy this, too!

Students will learn about:

  • Letter to Teacher
  • The History of Costume Design
  • The Rationale for Teaching Costume Design
  • Teacher's Script--what I say and how I say it!
  • Costumes Notes for Students
  • The History of Halloween and Halloween Costumes
  • Note Concerning Broken Links
  • Procedure
  • Materials List
  • Source & Video Link List
  • Two Warm-Ups—Engaging and Creative
  • Halloween Character List
  • Two Assignments--one design and one written
  • Student Examples

Comprehensive? You bet. Created by an award-winning veteran drama teacher of thirty-eight years. Enjoy!

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28 pages
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.


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