Henry IV, Part 1 Curriculum Guide

Henry IV, Part 1 Curriculum Guide
Develop students' appreciation of Shakespeare's language through performance-based teaching strategies for Henry IV, Part 1. This curriculum guide for teachers and students includes a synopsis of Henry IV, Part 1, character connections, tips for teaching Shakespeare, two lesson plans with handouts, fun facts, quotes, and additional resources. In the first lesson, students will consider how speeches from Richard II anticipate the mood of Henry's reign. In the second lesson, students will consider the pressures and responsibilities of being monarch and heir as well as the expectations that exist between all fathers and sons.

Grade Levels: 9 - 12

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