William Shakespeare’s Henry IV, Part 1 is a significant unit for high school English classrooms. This fifteen part unit on Henry IV, Part 1 is designed for high school students. Slideshows with vivid images and information, access to outside sources, and other activities will all be a part of this piece.
Go over the slideshow (included in this article with more elaborate points) as an introduction to the play. It is titled “Henry IV, Part 1 - Part One.”
- Slide 1 (Title Page)
- Slide 2 (Introduction)
- Slide 3 (History)
- Slide 4 (Character List)
- Slide 5 (Character List Continued)
- Slide 6 (Character List Continued)
- Slide 7 (Character List Continued)
Have students research King Henry IV to gain some background information on who he was, the time period, and what events occurred during his reign. It would be best if students took notes.