Theater Arts Unit Costume Design High School Level

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9th - 12th, Adult Education, Homeschool
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  • Teacher's Letter
  • Teacher's Script for Several Sections of Unit--what I say and how I say it!
  • The Rationale for Teaching Costume Design
  • Questions to Ask when Designing Costumes
  • A Complete Slide Presentation about the History of Costume Design (separate file) including an Additional Slide Presentation about Color, Tone, and Basic Design Concepts
  • How to Use Metaphor in Design
  • Procedure for each day, including time allotments
  • Materials List
  • Musical and PlayList Titles of Most Popular Productions in High Schools
  • Sources & Video links list including Video Clip Suggestions
  • Two Warm-up Exercises—engaging and creative, perfect for the unit
  • Two Assignments--one a short essay and another to design
  • Peer evaluation activity

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Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening.
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