Day 2

Henry IV (Pirandello) Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Director's Notebook: Costume Design

    Kind of Activity:

    Long-term Project


    Consider how costumes would enhance the play as performed

    Common Core Standards:



    While Henry IV is an enjoyable reading experience, it is ultimately intended to be a performed work. The director's notebook activities in this lesson plan ask the students to put themselves in the shoes of a director staging a production of Henry IV. Students will be asked to consider various aspects of the production and create a vision for how they would approach staging the play.


    1. Have a classwide discussion about the...

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