ALEX Lesson Plan


Sanitation, Shampooing, and Draping

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Author:Beverly Thornton
System: Dothan City
School: Dothan Technology Center
  General Lesson Information  
Lesson Plan ID: 29771


Sanitation, Shampooing, and Draping


The students will follow the procedure for succesfully completing a shampoo. They will perform a shampoo on a mannequin or student during lab.

 Associated Standards and Objectives 
Content Standard(s):
HUM (9-12) Introduction to Cosmetology
2. Demonstrate teamwork and skills necessary for developing long-range goals and projects that impact the cosmetology industry.
Example: career and technical student organization (CTSO) program of work
HUM (9-12) Introduction to Cosmetology
4. Apply safety rules and regulations related to cosmetology, including fire equipment, tools, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) procedures.
HUM (9-12) Introduction to Cosmetology
8. Apply concepts related to personal hygiene, physical poise, professional dress, and workplace ethics in cosmetology and barbering.
HUM (9-12) Introduction to Cosmetology
9. Demonstrate effective communication skills while performing duties associated with cosmetology.
HUM (9-12) Introduction to Cosmetology
12. Demonstrate draping procedures for hair services.
Examples: dry, wet, chemical
HUM (9-12) Introduction to Cosmetology
13. Demonstrate procedures for shampooing, rinsing, conditioning, and caring for the scalp and hair.
  • Identifying various types of shampoos and conditioners, emulsions and suspensions, and pH codes
  • Analyzing conditions of the scalp and hair
  • Applying procedures for scalp massages and treatments
  • Examples: hot oil treatment, ultraviolet ray treatment

    Local/National Standards:

    Alabama High School Graduation Exam Math Standard:

    I-1 Apply order of operation

    I-2 Add and subtract polynomials

    Alabama High School Graduation Exam Standard:

    I-1 Identify supporting details

    I-2 Determine sequence of events

    I-3 Following directions

    Primary Learning Objective(s):

    The students will complete the handout on sanitation and understand the methods and reason for sanitation.

    The students will understand the purpose and procedure for giving a shampoo.

    The students will identify various types of shampoo and conditioners and their PH-Potential Hydrogen.

    The students will analyze conditions of the scalp and hair.

    The students will understand the CTSO (Career Technical Student Organization) SkillsUSA.

    Additional Learning Objective(s):

    The students will follow the procedure for successfully completing a shampoo. They will perform a shampoo on a mannequin or student during lab.

     Preparation Information 

    Total Duration:

    Greater than 120 Minutes

    Materials and Resources:

    Milady Standard Cosmetology Textbook

    Towels, cape, shampoo, conditioner, comb, brush, and blowdryer.

    Litmus paper for testing the ph of the shampoo and conditioner

    SkillsUSA handbook


    Technology Resources Needed:

    Laptop with Internet Access and LCD Projector


    • Think-Pair-Share (Students think, then pair with another student to analyze scalp and hair and to determine what type of shampoo and conditioner to use. They will share information on how they decided on the products.)
    • Students will perform a shampoo and conditioning service on a student as demonstrated by the instructor.
    • The students will participate in a SkillUSA Activity


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    Assessment Strategies

    Refer to "Draping and Shampooing" attached Rubric


    Students who finish early may access and navigate the site for interactive makeover games. Students may use a digital camera to upload their photo or they may use models provided on the website.


    Students will be alllowed extra time on assignments.

    Students will be assisted by peer students (grouped by differing abilities).

    Each area below is a direct link to general teaching strategies/classroom accommodations for students with identified learning and/or behavior problems such as: reading or math performance below grade level; test or classroom assignments/quizzes at a failing level; failure to complete assignments independently; difficulty with short-term memory, abstract concepts, staying on task, or following directions; poor peer interaction or temper tantrums, and other learning or behavior problems.

    Presentation of Material Environment
    Time Demands Materials
    Attention Using Groups and Peers
    Assisting the Reluctant Starter Dealing with Inappropriate Behavior
    Be sure to check the student's IEP for specific accommodations.