Kind of Activity:
Students will examine the text and determine what types of costumes would be appropriate for the characters in The Merchant of Venice.
Common Core Standards:
Remind the class that The Merchant of Venice is a play, and a play is meant to be performed on a stage rather than read in a book.
In a produced play, the actors must be wearing costumes. What kinds of costumes would be appropriate for each of Merchant's characters?
When deciding what a given character should be wearing, remind the students to consider:
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