Drama Lesson Costume Design with Super Heroes

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5th - 8th, Homeschool
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Part of a Bundle Who doesn’t like super heroes? This two-day lesson on costume design is focused on super heroes and their unusual costumes. It gives your students an opportunity be costume designers and learn all about the profession. Suitable for students in grades 4 to 7, the product is broken down for two class periods, although it could be used for a one day exploration of the subject. Students in art classes, drama, and gifted students love this lesson.

This unit was updated on April 14, 2022.

The teacher will need access to YouTube.com.

Students learn about:

  • The History of Costume Design
  • The Rationale for Teaching Costume Design
  • The Rationale for Teaching About Super Heroes
  • Teacher's Script for Lecture including a slide presentation
  • Procedure
  • Materials List
  • Source & Video link list including Super Hero movie clips
  • A Warm-up—engaging and creative
  • Qualities of a Super Hero--flyer
  • Two Assignments--one drawing and one creative writing
  • Student Writing Examples

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