T.E419

Makeup and Costume Design

Makeup and Costume Design

After reading the Fox and the Grapes scene from the one-act play Aesop’s (Oh So Slightly) Updated Fables, by Kim Esop Wylie, students will create coordinating makeup and costume designs for Grapes or the Fox.

This item has been voluntarily field-tested by Michigan teachers with a non-representative sample of students.


These are analytic rubrics. The column on the left shows the dimension that is being measured in the student’s performance. The levels across the top row indicate the performance level in the dimensions. Occasionally all dimensions and performance levels are exemplified by multiple students in a single recording.

TEACHER SCORING RUBRIC

  • Dimension
  • Design Details

  • Color

  • Concept

  • Materials

  • Written Work

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Details are missing from the design, or are inaccurate for the concept of the character.

    N/A at this time.
  • The design is based on the logical principles of design but has little “flavor” of the character, or the details are only vaguely accurate for the character.

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  • The design somewhat captures the “flavor” of the character by including a few details that reflect the character’s premise. Use of picture references is clear.

    N/A at this time.
  • The design captures the “flavor” of the character by including several details that accurately reflect the character’s premise. Use of picture references is clear.

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  • Coloring is not conceived.

    N/A at this time.
  • Coloring is conceived.

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  • Coloring is well conceived. The colors used complement the vision of the character.

    N/A at this time.
  • Coloring is well conceived. The colors used clearly complement the vision of the character.

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  • The makeup and costume design failed to create a concept that is appropriate for the play.

    N/A at this time.
  • The makeup and costume design did not create a cohesive, meaningful design concept that is appropriate for the play.

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  • The makeup and costume design almost created a cohesive, meaningful design concept that is appropriate for the play.

    N/A at this time.
  • The makeup and costume design perfectly created a unique, cohesive, and meaningful design concept that is appropriate for the play.

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  • Fabric and makeup choices are incomplete and/or do not show understanding of the play.

    N/A at this time.
  • Fabric and makeup choices are incomplete and/or do not enhance the character and the play.

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  • Fabric and makeup choices enhance the character and the play.

    N/A at this time.
  • Fabric and makeup choices are unique and enhance the character and the play.

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  • Written work is incomplete and/or unclear.

    N/A at this time.
  • Written work is complete but lacks in content.

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  • Most written work shows understanding of the play. Directions are clear. Choices are clearly justified.

    N/A at this time.
  • All written work shows understanding of the play. Directions are clear. Choices are clearly justified.

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TEACHER SCORING RUBRIC–ASSESSMENT QUESTION

  • Dimension
  • Overall Performance

  • Shadows

  • Highlights

  • Required Makeup and Directions Are Accurately Explained

  • Colors

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Work is incomplete and inaccurate.

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  • Work shows some effort but lacks details in one or more areas.

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  • Work is adequate, accurate, and complete in most components.

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  • Work is excellent, accurate, and complete in all components.

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  • Few or no makeup items and their applications are accurately explained.

    N/A at this time.
  • Some makeup items and their applications are accurately explained.

    N/A at this time.
  • Most makeup items and their applications are accurately explained.

    N/A at this time.
  • Base, rouge, eyeliner, lipstick, powder, eyebrow coverage, and mascara and their applications are accurately explained.

    N/A at this time.
  • There is little or no accuracy in color choices.

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  • Some color choices are accurate.

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  • Most color choices are accurate.

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  • All color choices are accurate. Color choices in design should include: base-browns, highlights (creams), shadows (darker browns or brownish purple), eyeliner and mascara (brown or black), blush and lipstick (any neutral colors: browns, gray, or white).

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