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This costume design lesson, twenty pages in length, is focused on Halloween characters and gives the students an opportunity to learn about costume design and ultimately to be costume designers. This lesson was created specifically for grades 3-5 and reflects that.

Included in this lesson:

  • Letter to Teacher
  • The History of Costume Design (for the teacher)
  • The Rationale for Teaching Costume Design
  • Costumes Notes for Students
  • Teacher's Script--what I say and how I say it!
  • Procedure
  • Materials List
  • A Warm-Up—Engaging and Creative
  • Halloween Character List
  • Two Costume Design Templates (one boy and one girl)
  • Source & Video Link List

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

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Total Pages
20 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 hour
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